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Vector Pattern Creation and Commercialization

A course by Laura Varsky , Designer and Illustrator

Designer and Illustrator. Villa Sarmiento, Argentina.
Joined June 2017

Learn to create repeating patterns and graphic systems to apply to all types of surfaces

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99% positive reviews (930)
13204 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Learn to create repeating patterns and graphic systems to apply to all types of surfaces

    In this online course, award-winning designer and illustrator Laura Varsky, who specializes in patterns and cultural projects, teaches you how to make your own repeating pattern—or rapport—using manual and digital techniques.

    Under her expert guidance, create a collection of vector patterns that you can apply to different products and surfaces. Learn how to craft a design based on a concept and bring it to life with the perfect color palette. Laura also explains the best way to sell your work using mock-ups and gives you some tips to help you better understand the market.

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    What will you learn in this online course?

    20 lessons & 28 downloads

    Think in series
    6 minutes, 33 seconds
    Let's do it
    4 minutes, 15 seconds
    Rapport concept
    2 minutes, 16 seconds
    Manual creation of the pattern
    9 minutes, 13 seconds
    • 99% positive reviews (930)
    • 13204 students
    • 20 lessons (3h 22m)
    • 28 additional resources (9 files)
    • Online and at your own pace
    • Available on the app
    • Audio: Spanish
    • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
    • Level: Intermediate
    • Unlimited access forever

    What is this course's project?

    Create a system of digital patterns and a set of professional mock-ups to present to potential clients.

    Projects by course students

    Who is this online course for?

    Illustrators, graphic, textile, and fashion designers, and anyone interested in repeating patterns and designs.

    Requirements and materials

    A working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is recommended for this course.

    In terms of materials, you need paper, a pencil, a ruler, a marker, tape, a cutting surface, a utility knife, and a computer.


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    13204 Students
    930 Reviews
    99% Positive ratings
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    Laura Varsky

    A course by Laura Varsky

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    Designer and Illustrator

    Laura Varsky studied graphic design at the University of Buenos Aires, but her interest in creating graphic languages and finding her own have led her into the world of illustration, where she has excelled professionally.

    She has collaborated on a wide range of artistic and commercial projects, specializing in album cover and book designs. In 2006, she won the Latin Grammy Award for art director, which she was also nominated for in 2014 and 2015. She has also worked in the merchandising field for both local and international brands.

    Laura has more than ten years of experience teaching typography at the University of Buenos Aires and has co-created two font families based on her lettering work: Lady René and Lady Dodó (published by Sudtipos).

    She is the author and co-author of several picturebooks and her art has been included in the permanent design collection at the Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art. She currently hosts conferences and workshops in multiple countries.


    Content

    • U1

      Hello!

      • Illustrating designer
      • About the style
    • U2

      From concept to paper

      • How to build an image from a concept
      • Think in series
      • Let's do it
    • U3

      Creation of the pattern

      • Rapport concept
      • Manual creation of the pattern
      • From manual drawing to digitalization
      • Colorization and vectorization
      • Handling chromatic palette in Illustrator
      • Simple pattern design in Illustrator
      • Complex pattern design in Illustrator (part 1)
      • Complex pattern design in Illustrator (part 2)
    • U4

      How to market my patterns

      • Armed mockup (part 1)
      • Armed mockup (part 2)
      • Using the mockup
      • Armed with catalog
      • What I sell when I market a pattern
      • Contract
      • Applied illustration market
    • FP

      Final project

      • Design and marketing of vector patterns

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      Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

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      Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

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      Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

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    Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

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    Vector Pattern Creation and Commercialization. Illustration, Marketing, and Business course by Laura Varsky Best seller

    Vector Pattern Creation and Commercialization

    A course by Laura Varsky
    Designer and Illustrator. Villa Sarmiento, Argentina.
    Joined June 2017
    • 99% positive reviews (930)
    • 13204 students