Illustration for Non-Illustrators

A course by Mr. Kone
Illustrator, Designer and Art Director. Ciudad de México, Mexico.
On Domestika since 01/26/2014
, Illustrator, Designer and Art Director

Learn the basic processes and techniques to illustrate by combining new technologies with analogue processes

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (525)
  • 9557 students

Learn the basic processes and techniques to illustrate by combining new technologies with analogue processes


  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (525)
  • 9557 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 32 Lessons (8h 13m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever


César Evangelista, better known as Mr. Kone -Illustrator, designer and art director- starting from everyday elements will teach you to take the illustration to a new technical and conceptual level. From different ideas, concepts and techniques you will undertake a path of experimentation with alternative methods that will help you to combine analogous and digital processes in the illustration.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Form and Figure
  • U3
    U3. Form and Repetition
  • U4
    U4. Shape and Space
  • U5
    U5. Form and Volume
  • U6
    U6. Idea, Concept and Execution
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin by getting to know the work and career of Mr. Kone and his vision of the contemporary Enlightenment. Next, you will start from elements that surround your daily life to develop different ideas that allow you to experiment when illustrating through basic shapes such as: circles, squares, rectangles and trapezoids and then move on to the three-dimensional shapes with which you will create different shapes .

You will also work with form and volume, create textures at an analogous level and then add more complex aspects to your illustrations, combining manual techniques with specific programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator.

Finally, you will make a vector illustration in Adobe Illustrator full of realism and quality, applying all the knowledge and techniques learned during the course.

What is this course's project?

Make a vector illustration following the steps of Mr. Kone's work method.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at all types of designers, illustrators and any creative person; from beginners to those who are looking for new ways and methods to capture their ideas through illustration and visual experimentation.

What you need

To complete this course you will need to have basic knowledge of design and drawing. In addition, you must have elementary notions of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.


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Mr. Kone

A course by Mr. Kone

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Illustrator, Designer and Art Director

César Evangelista Bautista, better known as Mr. Kone, is a Mexican designer with more than 15 years of experience in different areas of visual communication such as editorial design, packaging, branding and advertising which are always accompanied by a strong base in illustration .

He has worked illustrating and designing countless projects for different audiences; from magazines and children's books to packaging, branding, web, multimedia and advertising projects by major brands such as Nike, MTV, Pepsi, Lipton, Brisk, Coca-Cola, Sony-BMG, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Adidas, Mini Cooper, among others.

Among the most prominent awards in his career is the Cannes Media Lion Gold 2011 for the NIKE CUP campaign.

He has given numerous conferences and workshops in different events in Mexico and other countries; his work has been published by various publishers around the world.

Currently working as a freelance in different commercial and personal projects as well as being part of numerous independent design projects in various parts of the world which stand out for their great style full of color, shapes and above all originality.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • The Enlightenment in Mexico and the World
  • U2

    Form and Figure

    • Abstraction of forms and repetition
    • Experimentation with Basic Forms Part 1
    • Experimentation with Basic Forms Part 2
    • Experimentation with Basic Forms Part 3
    • Experimentation with Basic Forms Part 4
    • Experimentation with Basic Forms Part 5
    • Experimentation with Basic Forms Part 6
    • Form and Figure Part 1
    • Shape and Figure Part 2
    • Form and Figure Part 3
  • U3

    Form and Repetition

    • Experimentation with established forms Part 1
    • Experimentation with established forms Part 2
    • Experimentation with established forms Part 3
    • Experimentation with established forms Part 4
    • Rorschach test applied to creativity
  • U4

    Shape and Space

    • Experimentation with Three-dimensional Forms Part 1
    • Experimentation with Three-dimensional Forms Part 2
    • Shape and Space Part 1
    • Shape and Space Part 2
  • U5

    Form and Volume

    • Experimentation with Inorganic Forms Part 1
    • Experimentation with Inorganic Forms Part 2
    • Experimentation with Inorganic Forms Part 3
    • Textures: stone, paper or scissors Part 1
    • Textures: stone, paper or scissors Part 2
    • Stains
    • Digital Experimentation
  • U6

    Idea, Concept and Execution

    • The Idea and Sketch
    • Development of Digital Project Part 1
    • Development of Digital Project Part 2
    • Development of Digital Project Part 3
  • FP

    Final project

    • Illustration for illustrators

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Illustration for Non-Illustrators. A Illustration course by Mr. Kone Best Seller

Illustration for Non-Illustrators

A course by Mr. Kone
Illustrator, Designer and Art Director. Ciudad de México, Mexico.
On Domestika since 01/26/2014
  • 98% Positive reviews (525)
  • 9557 students