Papercraft: Volumetric Illustration on Paper

A course by Lo Siento Studio
Painter and illustrator / Photographer / Model and designer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 03/29/2016
, Painter and illustrator / Photographer / Model and designer

Learn to materialise any object geometrically and to create a 3D still life

  • 100% Positive reviews (75)
  • 1514 students
  • Spanish with subtitles

Learn to materialise any object geometrically and to create a 3D still life


  • Spanish with subtitles
  • 100% Positive reviews (75)
  • 1514 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 14 Lessons (2h 11m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish / English / Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever


In this course, Gerard Miró from Lo Siento will teach you how to create a three-dimensional still life on paper with the papercraft technique. You will learn to extract the geometry of an object and transfer it to paper in the form of a pull-down to be able to mount it later.

The applications of this technique are endless since it allows to physically materialize any object, lettering in volume, packaging, etc.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. About us
  • U2
    U2. What's on the menu
  • U3
    U3. Preparation of ingredients
  • U4
    U4. Cook
  • U5
    U5. Serve the table
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin to know the work and the influences of the study I feel specialized in graphic identity.

Then you will go into the preproduction phase of the piece knowing the necessary materials to do papercraft work, select the objects that you are going to represent (in the case of Gerard, the still life of a breakfast), decide the type of geometry of each object and tap it with a marker to help you transfer the shapes to the paper.

Then you will move the geometry with compass and draw the unfolding to later be able to cut and paste the different pieces that will make up the object.

Finally, with all the objects assembled, you will prepare the still life in the photography set to photograph it and you will end up knowing some basic tips of retouching in Photoshop to elaborate the final image.

What is this course's project?

You will create a still life of papercraft with free themes based on real objects.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at designers, illustrators, artists and creatives in general who have concerns with the papercraft or who are interested in learning new forms of illustration as well as those who want to know some of the methods used by Siento Studio to carry out their work.

What you need

It is not necessary to have any prior knowledge but a lot of enthusiasm and a little patience.

Regarding the materials, you will need a precision cutter or scalpel, an endidor, a compass, a metal ruler, a pair of markers of different colors, glue, paper, colored cards, a set of basic photography and for the final retouching of the photo, a computer with Photoshop installed.

No one is afraid of geometry, we will use it as a reference for the shape of the object but no knowledge of applied mathematics is necessary.


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Lo Siento Studio

A course by Lo Siento Studio

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Painter and illustrator / Photographer / Model and designer

Borja Martínez and Gerard Miró are part of Lo Siento, one of the most important specialized graphic identity studies.

Gerard Miró is a graphic designer and has been part of Lo Siento since 2008. His deal focuses on the most artisan and volumetric part of the studio and on finding solutions that allow materializing physically, objects or letterings in volume and packaging.

Although his training is graphic designer, he has always been interested in volume and space as an expressive form, architecture and geometry of things, understanding how objects work, science and technology that allows things to work.

The Lo Siento studio works for clients as varied as restaurants, food brands, law firms, covers of magazines and music CDs, exhibitions, festivals, etc.


Contents

  • U1

    About us

    • Presentation
    • Influences and inspiration
  • U2

    What's on the menu

    • materials
    • Selection of objects
    • Decide geometry
    • Puncture with marker
  • U3

    Preparation of ingredients

    • Move with compass and draw the unfolding 1
    • Move with compass and draw the unfolding 2
    • Transfer to the final material and mark and add flaps 1
    • Transfer to the final material and mark and add flaps 2
  • U4

    Cook

    • Cut and fold
    • Gluing
  • U5

    Serve the table

    • Still life / Photography
    • Revealed and retouch
  • FP

    Final project

    • Papercraft: Volumetric illustration made on paper

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Papercraft: Volumetric Illustration on Paper. A Craft course by Lo Siento Studio

Papercraft: Volumetric Illustration on Paper

A course by Lo Siento Studio
Painter and illustrator / Photographer / Model and designer. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 03/29/2016
  • 100% Positive reviews (75)
  • 1514 students