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Personal Brand Creation Based on Your Patterns

A course by Ana Blooms
Designer and illustrator. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined March 2017
, Designer and illustrator

Learn how to design patterns and reflect them in your first product collection

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (489)
  • 7806 students

Learn how to design patterns and reflect them in your first product collection


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (489)
  • 7806 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 15 lessons (2h 27m)
  • Available on the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course


Can you imagine designing prints for your own product line? The graphic designer Ana Blooms specializes in the design of surfaces through illustration - mostly floral, as the name suggests - and is fascinated by the creation of prints and patterns. He currently has his own brand of stamped products and workshops where he teaches others.

In this course Ana will teach you the basics to build your own brand, which you will use to tell your story through the design of prints. You will learn some bases of illustration and the process for the design of prints. Finally you will apply three different prints to three products, creating your first capsule collection, which you can market through social networks.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Tell your story
  • U3
    U3. Design your print
  • U4
    U4. Application to products in a collection
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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You will start the course knowing Ana, who will tell you about her personal and professional career, her creative approach and work process. In addition, he will tell you about his influences and artists he admires.

You will make an introduction to the world of branding and brands, seeing the importance of having a complete communication plan. You will learn to look for a differentiating factor and the essence of the brand, and you will see the steps to follow in a practical way, building the foundations for your final project.

You will discover how Ana approaches the creation of a collection of stamped products: from her inspiration phase, creation of a visual moodboard , choice of themes or conceptualization ... Ana will give you tips to start in this initial phase of your project Once you have your concept, you will start thinking about the products to apply your prints.

You will learn more about color, seeing the theoretical foundations and vision of Ana. Then you will assemble your color palette. You will see how to start creating your prints, you will receive tips to generate and combine them in your collection.

Ana will teach you to use her favorite illustration techniques, showing you advantages and possibilities at the moment of, for example, mixing them to achieve unique results. In parallel, it will explain the bases to illustrate flowers and leaves in watercolors, acrylics and pens or micropuntas.

You will learn what a rapport or stamping module is and its use in textiles. Then you will illustrate loose elements with pen and watercolors, to create small banks of personal images. Next you will see the step by step to illustrate with acrylics.

Ana will teach you to scan the elements, adjust their color digitally, clean them, retouch them and prepare them to assemble your composition. You will compose more than one print, using your color palette, your illustrations, concept and everything learned so far. Then you will see how to apply it to your three products, opening the spectrum of materials on which to print.

Finally, you will learn to apply your prints on digital products in a mockup . It is a great solution to not spend money and share your work on social networks. You will see tips on networks, strategy, communication and interaction that you can surely apply in your projects.

What is this course's project?

The project will be the creation of three prints that you can then apply in a capsule collection of products for a traveler: a backpack, a raincoat and a cosmetiquera or cartridge case.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To illustrators, designers, creatives and all those who want to create their brand, designing their own prints and applying them to unique products.

What you need

Basic knowledge of drawing and illustration are required, as well as handling of Adobe Photoshop.

As for materials, you will need drawing tools: sticky notes or post-it , pencils, paints, brushes, watercolors, markers, watercolor paper and opaline paper. You will also need a computer with internet access, Adobe Photoshop and a high resolution scanner.


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Designer and illustrator

Ana Peralta - better known as Ana Blooms - is a designer with an emphasis on communication and textile design from Bogotá (Colombia). He studied at the Universidad de los Andes.

She is a versatile artist, who enjoys painting and creating prints and patterns. His specialty is the design of surfaces by means of illustration, especially floral and nature illustration.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Ana blooms
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course
  • U2

    Tell your story

    • Introduction to the world of branding
    • Conceptualize a collection
    • Color palette
    • Types of prints
    • Manual illustration techniques
  • U3

    Design your print

    • What is a module or rapport and how is it done?
    • Illustration of loose elements part I
    • Illustration of loose elements part II
    • Digitize and build your rapport
    • Choose the product and its materials
  • U4

    Application to products in a collection

    • Mockup mount
    • Share your work!
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Personal Brand Creation Based on Your Patterns

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Personal Brand Creation Based on Your Patterns. A Illustration, and Design course by Ana Blooms Best Seller

Personal Brand Creation Based on Your Patterns

A course by Ana Blooms
Designer and illustrator. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined March 2017
  • 99% positive reviews (489)
  • 7806 students