Vector Character Design With Geometric Shapes

A course by Loulou & Tummie , Loulou & Tummie Studio

Loulou & Tummie Studio. Tilburg, Netherlands.
Joined March 2022

Learn vector design and geometric shapes to create fun characters, master Adobe Illustrator, and use your designs to create products.

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  • 1421 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn vector design and geometric shapes to create fun characters, master Adobe Illustrator, and use your designs to create products.

A course by Loulou & Tummie

Embark on a creative journey with Laurens and Chantal, the dynamic duo known as Loulou & Tummie, in this online illustration course. Delve into the world of colorful and joyful vector designs and characters. Discover how to bring your own unique creations to life using Adobe Illustrator.

Laurens and Chantal will guide you through the fascinating process of crafting fun characters from scratch. Unleash your creativity as you learn to harness the power of geometric shapes and vibrant colors. Through step-by-step tutorials, you'll gain hands-on experience in Adobe Illustrator, mastering essential tools and techniques.

This course is an exploration of artistic expression, where you'll learn to find inspiration everywhere. Laurens and Chantal's expertise in vectors, meticulous attention to detail, and passion for character design will inspire you to create your own original characters and apply them to various products. Whether you're a beginner or have some Adobe Illustrator skills under your belt, this course offers a valuable opportunity to expand your creative horizons.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 21 downloads

Some Useful Tools
13 minutes, 38 seconds
Coming up with Ideas
3 minutes, 33 seconds
Colour Palette
15 minutes, 11 seconds
Grids
10 minutes, 28 seconds
Sketching Some Rough Ideas
11 minutes, 10 seconds
Building with Basic Shapes
21 minutes, 2 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (22)
  • 1421 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 28m)
  • 21 additional resources (6 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?

In this creative journey, you'll apply your newfound skills to craft original products. Design stickers with custom text, create unique pins with personalized backing cards, and produce notepads featuring captivating cover patterns and practical interior grids. The final project will showcase your ability to use your personal illustrations to create distinctive, eye-catching products.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is tailor-made for individuals eager to explore the world of vector illustration and character design. Whether you're a complete beginner or have some experience with Adobe Illustrator, you'll find inspiration and guidance to elevate your creative skills. If you're passionate about bringing colorful characters to life and applying them to various products, this course is perfect for you.

Requirements and materials

To fully enjoy this creative adventure, you'll need access to Adobe Illustrator and a computer. Beyond that, a notepad and pens for jotting down notes during the course could be beneficial. If you have basic Adobe Illustrator skills, you'll find it easier to follow along and bring your unique characters to life. So, get ready to immerse yourself in the world of vector illustration and unleash your creativity!


Reviews

1421 Students
22 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Loulou & Tummie

A course by Loulou & Tummie

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Loulou & Tummie Studio

Meet Laurens and Chantal, the creative minds behind the vibrant world of Loulou & Tummie. These seasoned illustrators have been crafting colorful and joyful vector designs and characters since 2005. Their specialty lies in creating whimsical, geometrically-inspired worlds inhabited by charming characters.

With a client list that includes Google, Samsung, Netflix, Warner Bros, Nickelodeon, Disney, and more, Laurens and Chantal have left their artistic mark on a global scale. What sets them apart is their ability to transform digital designs into tangible products like pins, stickers, posters, toys, and children's clothing. Their passion for turning the digital into the tangible has resulted in collaborations with brands like LeSportsac, where their unique designs adorn bags.

Inspiration is the heartbeat of their creative process. They find it in the art, illustration, and design of different eras, from vintage to contemporary. But it's not confined to the artistic world; inspiration can strike anywhere, from a forest stroll to spotting something unexpected on a street corner. Loulou and Tummie's love for collecting toys, watching cartoons, and reading comic books has also fueled their imaginative journey. They cherish the act of creation, whether it's bringing characters to life from their minds or crafting plushies and wooden toys. Their work, often described as the "Loulou & Tummie galaxy," radiates positivity, offering a vibrant escape from worldly concerns through its whimsical, colorful charm.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Us
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparation and Sketching

    • Some Useful Tools
    • Coming up with Ideas
    • Colour Palette
    • Grids
  • U3

    Building a Character

    • Sketching Some Rough Ideas
    • Building with Basic Shapes
    • Creating Expressions
    • Adding Characters
    • Striking a Pose
  • U4

    Creating a Set of Products

    • A Sticker
    • A Pin
    • A Sketchbook
  • FP

    Final project

    • Vector Character Design With Geometric Shapes

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

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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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    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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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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Vector Character Design With Geometric Shapes. Illustration course by Loulou & Tummie

Vector Character Design With Geometric Shapes

A course by Loulou & Tummie
Loulou & Tummie Studio. Tilburg, Netherlands.
Joined March 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (22)
  • 1421 students