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Vectorial Illustration with Style

A course by Ely Ely Ilustra
Illustrator. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined July 2018
, Illustrator

Find your illustration style and share it with the world on social media

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (444)
  • 6126 students

Find your illustration style and share it with the world on social media

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (444)
  • 6126 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 7m)
  • 15 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: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Developing a recognizable artistic identity is the key to building a loyal community of followers that will always keep coming back for more. This has certainly been the case for illustrator Ely Ely. With her unmistakable visual style and her distinctive focus on the female figure, the natural world, and Mexican culture, she has garnered attention from top international brands like Kipling, Mary Kay, Maybelline, C&A, Ron Zacapa, and countless others, leading to collaborations that have skyrocketed her career.

In this vector-illustration course, Ely Ely reveals the secrets to developing your own artistic style as well as some essential tips on showcasing your work on social media, the perfect platform for sharing your potential with the world and scoping out new career opportunities.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Start with the basics
  • U3
    U3. Ready to start
  • U4
    U4. Digitalization and adaptation for social networks
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Begin by familiarizing yourself with Ely Ely's work as she describes her professional background and how she developed the distinctive style that so strongly characterizes her current illustrations.

Discover the work of other artists and illustrators and explore different styles to grasp the importance of carefully cultivating your own. Next, start gathering a mental collection of references and work on a series of exercises to gradually define your drawing style.

Apply everything you've learned so far to tackle your final project, breaking down a storyline into tangible concepts as a basis and sketching out your illustrations.

Ely Ely then shows you the technique she uses to vectorize her drawings with Illustrator, walking you through her workflow and demonstrating how to add color.

Once you've finished vectorizing your own illustrations, learn to adapt them to different formats to post on social media.

Then it's time to take the online world by storm. Ely Ely uses her personal experience to teach you how to organize your content and create a harmonious feed. As a bonus, she reveals her method for scheduling posts and choosing the best hashtags for maximum visibility.

What is this course's project?

Develop and express your own artistic style in a series of three illustrations adapted to different formats that will shine on social media.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Illustrators, sketch artists, designers, and anyone who wants to find or refine their style and share it effectively on social media.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, all you need is basic knowledge of drawing.

As for materials, you need drawing supplies and a computer with Adobe Illustrator or a similar design software installed.


6126 Students
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Ely Ely Ilustra

A course by Ely Ely Ilustra

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Melissa, better known as Ely Ely Ilustra, is an illustrator from Aguascalientes, Mexico. With her characteristic focus on local folklore, the natural world, and the female figure, she has managed to craft a signature style that bursts from every single pixel in her vector illustrations.

With eye-catching artwork that is unmistakably hers, she has received attention from renowned advertising agencies and brands such as Kotex, Maybelline, Mary Kay, Kipling, Cerveza Indio, Ron Zacapa, Cocoon, C&A, Dole, AdoptaUnChico, Rieleros, and many others that have reached out to her for commissioned illustrations, editorial pieces, and mural art.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What is the style?
  • U2

    Start with the basics

    • Mental library
    • Shapes
    • References
    • Conceptualization
  • U3

    Ready to start

    • Idea and conceptualization
    • References and moodboard
    • Bocetaje
  • U4

    Digitalization and adaptation for social networks

    • Stroke - Part 1
    • Stroke - Part 2
    • Application of color
    • Measures and resolution for social networks
    • Show your work
    • Hashtags and feedback
  • FP

    Final project

    • Stylish vector illustration

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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.

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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Vectorial Illustration with Style. Illustration course by Ely Ely Ilustra Best seller

Vectorial Illustration with Style

A course by Ely Ely Ilustra
Illustrator. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined July 2018
  • 99% positive reviews (444)
  • 6126 students