Illustration and lettering for packaging design

A course by Emi Renzi , Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Graphic Designer and Illustrator. Málaga, Spain.
Joined July 2018

Delve into the creative process of packaging design and learn how to apply lettering and illustration in the design of a product.

  • English, Spanish
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 844 students

Delve into the creative process of packaging design and learn how to apply lettering and illustration in the design of a product.

A course by Emi Renzi

In this online course, you will discover the exciting world of packaging design through lettering and illustration. From the hand of Emi Renzi, renowned Argentine graphic designer and illustrator, you will explore the fundamental techniques to create unique and attractive designs that highlight the personality and values of a brand.

Immerse yourself in the creative and strategic process involved in packaging design. You will learn to choose shapes, colors, letters and materials, to effectively communicate the message desired by each client. From analogue execution to digital completion, you'll discover how to combine lettering and illustration to bring captivating packaging and products to life.

Throughout the lessons, you will develop technical and conceptual skills that will allow you to design unique and attractive packaging. You will learn to merge lettering and illustration strategically, generating designs that will stand out in the market and capture the attention of your target audience.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 30 downloads

The lettering on the packaging
11 minutes, 35 seconds
Introduction to packaging
13 minutes, 22 seconds
The idea: create your brief
3 minutes, 25 seconds
The color palette of design
7 minutes, 37 seconds
English, Spanish
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 844 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 26m)
  • 30 additional resources (12 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English, Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You will have the opportunity to illustrate and design a product of your choice. You will apply everything you have learned to create unique and attractive packaging that reflects the brand's personality. It will be a challenging project that will allow you to put your lettering and illustration skills into practice, and show your creativity to the fullest.

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in packaging design, design and illustration. If you have a passion for design and handmade art, this course is ideal for you. You will learn a step by step in the process of designing a unique packaging from the manual sketch to the final design.

Requirements and materials

To get the most out of this course, a basic knowledge of illustration and graphic design is recommended. You'll need a computer or tablet with apps like Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, as well as access to programs like Procreate. In addition, having a pencil and paper to make analog sketches will be very useful in the development of your designs.


Reviews

844 Students
14 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Emi Renzi

A course by Emi Renzi

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Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Emi Renzi is a graphic designer, illustrator and creative director specializing in handmade packaging. The union of illustration and hand lettering allow him to create very diverse and authentic designs. His passion for design and illustration and extensive experience with renowned brands and studios, allowed him to leave his mark on numerous projects in different parts of the world.

His most recent job was to create the design and illustration for the Quilmes beer line.
for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, which won a 2023 Cannes Award.

For Emi, packaging is much more than a container for a product, she likes to think of it as a valuable piece of art that opens our senses, captures us and whoever discovers it feels like showing it, sharing it and keeping it.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • influences
  • U2

    The process and the investigation

    • The lettering on the packaging
    • The illustration on the packaging
    • Introduction to packaging
    • The idea: create your brief
    • In search of inspiration: the mood board
  • U3

    The layout and composition

    • From idea to paper: the first sketches
    • The color palette of design
    • Critical Eye: Refinement
    • Critical Eye: Ultimate 1
    • Critical Eye: Last Stand 2
    • Critical Eye: Last Stand 3
  • U4

    Final design and application

    • final graphic production
    • Apply the design to the mockup
    • share with the world
  • FP

    Final project

    • Illustration and lettering for packaging design, from the sketch to the packaging

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

  • Meet expert teachers

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  • Share knowledge and ideas

    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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FAQs

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.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Illustration and lettering for packaging design. Calligraphy, Typography, Design & Illustration course by Emi Renzi

Illustration and lettering for packaging design

A course by Emi Renzi
Graphic Designer and Illustrator. Málaga, Spain.
Joined July 2018
  • 100% positive reviews (14)
  • 844 students