Vector Pattern Illustration for Beginners

A course by Sara Tomate
Illustrator. Medellín, Colombia.
On Domestika since 07/15/2019
, Illustrator

Create a step-by-step graphic pattern system and turn it into a collection of illustrated products

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (6)
  • 273 students
Vector Pattern Illustration for Beginners

Create a step-by-step graphic pattern system and turn it into a collection of illustrated products


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (6)
  • 273 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 13 Lessons (1h 48m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever


Find beauty in repetition and discover how fun it can be to infinitely recreate your illustrations alongside illustrator Sara Sarmiento, better known as Sara Tomate. Tell stories about how you feel and think through shapes, colors, and textures, to turn them into your own illustrated brand.

Learn how to create vector patterns from scratch using a clear, authentic, and functional concept. Create a graphical system that you can use to make your own illustrated product line with your signature style.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Pattern theory
  • U3
    U3. Creating your pattern
  • U4
    U4. Bringing your collection to life
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Sara starts by introducing herself, tells about how her love for illustration began, and why she took an interest in pattern creation. See some of her references for inspiration and a summary of what you’re about to learn.

Begin by analyzing the different types of patterns according to their anatomy, such as the elements they’re composed of and color use. Look for your own references to create your concept, the look, and the color palette for your design before making a start on your pencil sketches.

Next, move onto working digitally! Sara shows you her step-by-step process and the tools and tricks to create vectors. Create your composition using fullers, fillers, and coolers in harmony until you can replicate it infinitely.

Visualize how your design will look on real products by creating a mockup with your patterns. Turn your pattern into monochrome and duotone colors and play with all the different possibilities you have at your disposal.

What is this course's project?

Create a pattern system from a concept of your choice, ready to apply to a product line with a mock-up presentation of your final pattern.

Who is it for?

For illustrators, designers, and creatives of all kinds who have dreamt of creating their own line of illustrated products.

What you need

To take this course it is recommended you have basic illustration skills and know how to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

As for materials, you need a computer with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, the camera from your phone, a pencil, an eraser, a sketchbook, and a graphics tablet.


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Sara Tomate

A course by Sara Tomate

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Born in Medellin Colombia, Sara Sarmiento, better known as Sara Tomate chose to illustrate full-time after working for several years in advertising agencies.

Her passion is illustrating for products or editorials. She has worked for editorials like Planeta, Penguin Random House, and Panamericana. Her clients include The New York Times, Autacity and Partners (Spain), El Colombiano newspaper, and Mac Center.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the courseo
  • U2

    Pattern theory

    • Anatomy of patterns
    • References, mood board, color palette
    • Sketching
  • U3

    Creating your pattern

    • Digitization process 1
    • Digitization process 2
    • Composition process
    • Infinite pattern 1
    • Infinite pattern 2
  • U4

    Bringing your collection to life

    • Convert your pattern to monochrome and duotone
    • View your collection (mock-ups)
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Vector Pattern Illustration for Beginners

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Vector Pattern Illustration for Beginners. A Design & Illustration course by Sara Tomate

Vector Pattern Illustration for Beginners

A course by Sara Tomate
Illustrator. Medellín, Colombia.
On Domestika since 07/15/2019
  • 100% Positive reviews (6)
  • 273 students