Textile Prints with Digital Techniques

A course by Ricardo Luévanos
Graphic artist. Guadalajara, Mexico.
Joined January 2019
, Graphic artist

Learn to create illustrations based on photographs to be applied on fabric

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (249)
  • 3831 students
Textile Prints with Digital Techniques

Learn to create illustrations based on photographs to be applied on fabric

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% Positive reviews (249)
  • 3831 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 16 Lessons (2h 2m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever

An original print is a simple way to turn a garment into a design piece. With the arrival of advanced techniques such as textile sublimation, the possibilities have multiplied to the point where it is possible to create your own realistic patterns from your computer and take them to the canvas.

In this course you will learn to create textile prints using digital techniques by Ricardo Luévanos, Mexican graphic artist who, through his maximalist designs, has collaborated with retail chains such as C & A, for whom he has created two capsule collections, and for brands independent like Alfredo Martínez and Liberal Youth Ministry.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Diigital illustration
  • U3
    U3. Composition
  • U4
    U4. Printing and structures: tote bag and scarf
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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You will begin by getting to know Ricardo, who will explain to you a trend that is present in all his textile work: maximalism, and how he found it through his interest in the human body, flora and fauna and collages.

You will know his style of illustration, which mixes photography, color pencil and digital retouching, and also, you will discover some of the fashion brands with which he has collaborated in the creation of textile prints.

You will start the elaboration of your print creating a moodboard with stock images. You will choose the photographs that you will use for your print and you will cut them in Photoshop, to then edit them with filters, brushes, colors and deformations. In addition, you will learn to identify the value of each of the design elements that will make up your illustration.

Next, you will create your composition with the worked images to create a pattern, and you will adjust color details. You will experiment with fund options and print your illustration in different sizes, to make sure that the selected one works for the print on the fabric.

Finally, you will learn about the technique of sublimation, its characteristics and particularities.

What is this course's project?

You will create an illustration with different backgrounds to generate two prints with different structural lines. One of them you will apply in one tote bag and the other in a scarf.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To anyone with concerns about creating fabric prints.

What you need

You will need to have basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. In terms of materials, you will need a computer with Photoshop and, ideally, a graphics tablet.


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Ricardo Luévanos

A course by Ricardo Luévanos

Graphic artist

Ricardo Luévanos is a Mexican graphic artist, who explores in his work the maximalist saturation based on references of flora and fauna. Known for his graphic studies on birds and flowers, Ricardo has turned his Instagram profile into a digital botanical aviary with more than twenty thousand followers.

His work can be found in spaces as varied as galleries, album covers, international magazines and clothing lines.


  • U1


    • Who I am?
    • Influences
  • U2

    Diigital illustration

    • Moodboard
    • Choice of images and clipping
    • Treatment of Image I
    • Treatment of the image II
    • Colour
    • Value of design elements
  • U3


    • Creating our composition or module
    • Color filters
    • Size tests
    • Figure / background tests
  • U4

    Printing and structures: tote bag and scarf

    • Sublimated and materials.
    • Structures
    • Tote bag
    • Kerchief
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Digital illustration applied to textile prints

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Textile Prints with Digital Techniques. A Illustration course by Ricardo Luévanos

Textile Prints with Digital Techniques

A course by Ricardo Luévanos
Graphic artist. Guadalajara, Mexico.
Joined January 2019
  • 100% Positive reviews (249)
  • 3831 students