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Packaging Illustration: Create Imaginative Product Designs

A course by Lisa Perrin , Illustrator, Hand-Lettering Artist, and Professor

Illustrator, Hand-Lettering Artist, and Professor. Baltimore, United States.
Joined December 2020

Combine hand-lettering and illustration techniques to create unique packaging for any product

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  • 99% positive reviews (138)
  • 4174 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Combine hand-lettering and illustration techniques to create unique packaging for any product

Packaging design is an opportunity to make what you want to see in the world and it’s what illustrator and hand-lettering artist Lisa Perrin specializes in. She has worked for clients including Macy’s, Anthropologie, Penguin Random House, and Harper Collins and has had her art recognized by The Society of Illustrators.

In this course, she takes you through the steps involved in creating unique product packaging of your own. Learn to combine your ideas with historical references to create products that stand out on any shelf.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 8 downloads

Research and Inspiration
11 minutes, 22 seconds
Ideation and Sketching
14 minutes, 6 seconds
Hand Lettering
13 minutes, 47 seconds
Refining The Sketch in Photoshop
18 minutes, 28 seconds
Refining The Hand Lettering
7 minutes, 8 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (138)
  • 4174 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 15m)
  • 8 additional resources (0 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

What is this course's project?

Design packaging for a product of your choice using illustration and hand-lettering techniques.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone interested in illustration and hand-lettering or learning to design product packaging.

Requirements and materials

Basic knowledge of illustration and Adobe Photoshop is recommended.

You will need a pencil and paper, a computer with Adobe Photoshop installed, and access to a scanner or camera. A drawing tablet is optional.


Reviews

4174 Students
138 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Lisa Perrin

A course by Lisa Perrin

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Illustrator, Hand-Lettering Artist, and Professor

Lisa Perrin is an illustrator, hand-lettering artist, and professor based in Baltimore, Maryland. She was born in New York and went to college there, achieving a BFA in Drawing and Painting. She later went on to study a Master’s in illustration at MICA where she now works full-time as a professor.

Lisa has worked on over thirty book covers as well as for clients including Macy’s, Anthropologie, Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, Macmillan, The Saturday Evening Post, and Krispy Kreme. Her work has also been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, 3X3 Magazine, and Print Magazine.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Process and Planning

    • Materials
    • Research and Inspiration
    • Ideation and Sketching
    • Hand Lettering
    • Composition with Grids and Guides
  • U3

    Composition and Design

    • Refining The Sketch in Photoshop
    • Refining The Hand Lettering
    • Understanding Color Theory
    • Establishing the Color Palette
    • Creating the Final Art
  • U4

    Finishing the Piece

    • Finishing the Piece
    • Sharing Your Work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Packaging Illustration: Create Intricate Product Designs

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Packaging Illustration: Create Imaginative Product Designs. Design & Illustration course by Lisa Perrin Best seller

Packaging Illustration: Create Imaginative Product Designs

A course by Lisa Perrin
Illustrator, Hand-Lettering Artist, and Professor. Baltimore, United States.
Joined December 2020
  • 99% positive reviews (138)
  • 4174 students