Digital 3D Lettering with Illustrated Elements

A course by Ana Gomez Bernaus , Visual Artist

Visual Artist. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined December 2021

Learn how to combine 3D lettering and illustration to make captivating visual compositions using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D

  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 247 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to combine 3D lettering and illustration to make captivating visual compositions using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D

A course by Ana Gomez Bernaus

“By merging three-dimensional illustration with lettering, I’m able to build small worlds that tell stories.”

Those worlds have seen visual artist Ana Gomez collaborate with brands like Microsoft and Adobe. She has also won awards from institutions including the Type Directors Club and Lürzer's Archive.

In this online course, Ana teaches you how to create 3D lettering pieces with illustrative elements. Turn your typography ideas into reality using the digital tools of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D. Discover how to mix lettering and illustration to create artwork brimming with detail.

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What will you learn in this online course?

13 lessons & 10 downloads

Choosing a Word
1 minute, 46 seconds
Starting to Sketch
10 minutes, 4 seconds
3D Lettering Modeling
7 minutes, 7 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 247 students
  • 13 lessons (1h 25m)
  • 10 additional resources (1 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?

Create a 3D lettering piece consisting of a word or sentence along with striking illustrated elements to enhance your concept.

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in 3D illustration and lettering, from beginners to artists who are building a portfolio.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required.

In terms of materials, you will need access to a device with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Cinema 4D.


Reviews

247 Students
9 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Ana Gomez Bernaus

A course by Ana Gomez Bernaus

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Visual Artist

Ana Gomez is a visual artist specializing in 3D. As a child, she loved to draw and wanted to be a painter growing up. She went on to study at design school in Barcelona where, in her final year, she was recommended for a job by her teacher. When her boss took a sabbatical year, she became the leader of the company at just 23 years old. After a few years of working in Barcelona, Ana moved to New York and later Los Angeles where she discovered a passion for 3D.

Since then she has worked on projects including Microsoft Originals, designed several covers for The L. A Times, and has been recognized by institutions like the Type Directors Club, Lürzer's Archive, and more. Ana currently works as an art director at Buck alongside working on freelance lettering-based projects for advertising and editorial clients.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    First Steps

    • Choosing a Word
    • Mood Board: Conceptual and Visual Development
  • U3

    Building a 3D Lettering World

    • Starting to Sketch
    • 3D Lettering Modeling
    • Modeling the Illustrative Elements 1
    • Modeling the Illustrative Elements 2
    • Lighting and Textures 1
    • Lighting and Textures 2
    • Rendering
  • U4

    Beauty Pass in Adobe Photoshop

    • Final Touches with Adobe Photoshop
    • Saving and Sharing Your Work
  • FP

    Final project

    • Digital 3D Lettering with Illustrated Elements

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Digital 3D Lettering with Illustrated Elements. 3D, and Animation course by Ana Gomez Bernaus

Digital 3D Lettering with Illustrated Elements

A course by Ana Gomez Bernaus
Visual Artist. Los Angeles, United States.
Joined December 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (9)
  • 247 students