Geometric Illustration for Social Media: Make Your Vectors Pop

A course by Jorsh Peña
Illustrator. Tijuana, Mexico.
Joined June 2018
, Illustrator

Create unique and fun graphics using simple geometric shapes

  • 97% positive reviews (31)
  • 622 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Create unique and fun graphics using simple geometric shapes



  • 97% positive reviews (31)
  • 622 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 34m)
  • 14 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever


Vectorial illustration allows you to achieve precision when creating geometric lines and shapes. Jorsh Peña specializes in using vectors to create balance and harmony in his work which has been displayed at galleries across the world. He has collaborated with international brands including Cartoon Network, Adobe Latin America, and Facebook.

In his second Domestika course, Jorsh shares his design expertise to teach you how to develop unique illustrations that are ready to be shared online. Create concepts with meaning and transform them into quirky geometric compositions to make your social media feed shine.

Take a look at Jorsh’s first course on Domestika if you’re interested in learning the basics of isometric vector illustration (Spanish audio with English subtitles).

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Creativity
  • U3
    U3. Tracing
  • U4
    U4. Assets
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Get to know Jorsh, your teacher for this course. He shares his creative career so far before discussing the influences that helped him to develop his artistic style and the importance of having a personal philosophy. Then, he talks through what you can expect from the course.

Explore the basic principles of creativity. Jorsh takes you through a series of steps and processes to help you develop your imagination and create unique concepts to inspire your future creations. Learn to use information as a tool for inspiration and think outside the box before developing your concept and beginning to sketch your ideas.

Delve into Adobe Illustrator and experiment with the tools needed to create simple geometric figures. Choose a color palette that brings harmony to your design and discover the importance of tools like Bezier and Pathfinder for adding detail to your work. Learn how to add light and shadow to your composition before selecting fonts to enhance your illustration.

Use the tools learned so far in the course to create your avatar. Then, experiment with patterns and textures to make covers for your social media networks. Create unique headers with typography and learn to export your content to optimize the quality of your finished project and share on social media.

What is this course's project?

Create an avatar and cover for your social media profile and learn how to create content that communicates your ideas to your audience.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in using Adobe Illustrator to create visual content for their social media profiles.

Requirements and materials

Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator would be beneficial but not essential to take the course.

You will need a computer with Illustrator installed.


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Jorsh Peña

A course by Jorsh Peña

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Illustrator

Jorsh Peña is a Mexican illustrator who currently lives in Tijuana (Mexico). He specializes in vectors and is a great fan of geometry and the different meanings that can be given to a shape. Through vectors, he manages to transmit these messages and create a personal aesthetic that identifies his work.

He has been illustrating for different projects and brands for more than 10 years, from editorial to motion graphics. Some of the brands he has worked or collaborated with are Alaska Airlines, Cartoon Network, Kindergarten, Grupo Expansión, Old Navy, Samsung, and Snapchat, among others.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Influences
    • What Will We Do In This Course?
    • About Me
  • U2

    Creativity

    • Sketch
    • Conceptualization
    • Outside the Box
    • Background
  • U3

    Tracing

    • Text
    • Lights and Shadows
    • Tools
    • Shapes and Colors
  • U4

    Assets

    • The Avatar Part 1
    • The Avatar Part 2
    • Patterns and Textures
    • Font Selection
    • Applications Part 1
    • Applications Part 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Geometric Illustration for Social Media: Make Your Vectors Pop

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Geometric Illustration for Social Media: Make Your Vectors Pop. Illustration course by Jorsh Peña

Geometric Illustration for Social Media: Make Your Vectors Pop

A course by Jorsh Peña
Illustrator. Tijuana, Mexico.
Joined June 2018
  • 97% positive reviews (31)
  • 622 students