Design a unique calendar with a synthetic illustration
Alberto Rodríguez has a unique way of synthesizing and decomposing everyday objects and turning them into graphic pieces of first level. Have you ever designed a calendar? With this excuse you will review the techniques and methodologies that Alberto uses to create the pieces that later appear in reference design magazines. In the end, the course is an excuse to work with him for a few weeks and acquire part of the experience he has acquired over the past 12 years as a professional designer and illustrator.
About this course
Do you want to learn in a few days the techniques and methodology of a design professional? In this course you will learn to see reality in another way, you will decompose objects in simple ways and you will also carry out the reverse process. You will discover how small details will make an object identifiable or not and in this way you can synthesize it without losing its identity. You will learn to classify your illustrations by creating libraries, so that later you can reuse them in a very easy way.
A practical course but in which you will also learn a lot of methodology. The course will be accompanied by different references, resources and materials that will help you create your calendar, through a simple and effective learning system.
Who is it for?
To any professional illustrator or designer or anyone who wants to be one. If you want to take a few steps forward and learn a proven methodology of work, see reality from the perspective of a professional designer, join this world or improve your technique, this course is a great opportunity.
What you need
You want to have fun and see things from another perspective. A computer with any vectorial program of design type Illustrator. If you do not know how to use the program do not suffer, Alberto is a world expert in making things easy for anyone to start from scratch.
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My name is Alberto Rodriguez and since 2002 I have been dedicated to illustration and graphic design. Since then, I have done some work for clients or personal projects. Some of them have appeared on websites such as Smashing Magazine, Abduzeedo, Tipographic Posters Netdiver, Changethethought, and publications such as My Own Business Card (Index Book), Select J (Index Book), and Handmade Fonts (Linksbook)
I have also made some collective or individual exhibitions all over the world, some of them are: Nomonotono in Studio Banana, Les Enfants Terribles in Illescas Cultural Center, Ice in Barfutura, Kill Your Idols in Midday Girl, Nonstopnerds in Heimatdesign (Dortmund), Daily inspiration Cosmo (BCN)
My work is based on simple shapes and not very saturated colors, with this line of work, I create illustrations, logos and lettering. I have worked for Think Faest, Ultra types, Yorokobu, Camaloon, and Sleigh Editions among others.