Reasons to Repeat

A course by Mónica Muñoz Hernández
Pattern Designer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined July 2006
, Pattern Designer

Discover a variety of techniques for developing your own patterns and prints for packaging

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (665)
  • 9502 students

Discover a variety of techniques for developing your own patterns and prints for packaging

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (665)
  • 9502 students
  • 13 lessons (2h 18m)
  • 7 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

In this online course, Mónica Muñoz teaches you how to transform your watercolor, marker, or crayon illustrations into patterns that can be applied to a wide variety of surfaces.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Hello! I'm Moniquilla
  • U2
    U2. With what drawing and what drawing?
  • U3
    U3. Scan, clean and change color
  • U4
    U4. From paper to screen
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Get started by learning more about Mónica—also known as "Moniquilla"—as well as her work and design processes.

Next, see how she finds inspiration for her striking prints and explore the fundamentals of different techniques that you can use to develop your own patterns. Your teacher then provides several examples of common household materials that can be used to help you create your pieces.

To wrap up the course, Mónica guides you through the process of preparing a rapport in Photoshop which you can later apply to multiple surfaces or mediums. She also shows you how your pattern can be used to prepare several different types of packaging.

Who is this online course for?

Graphic designers, illustrators, fashion designers, and anyone who wants to turn their illustrations into a pattern for any medium.

Requirements and materials

An intermediate level in Photoshop is required for this course. You also need a computer, a scanner, and drawing or painting materials such as watercolors, crayons, or markers, and suitable paper for each material.


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Mónica Muñoz Hernández

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Pattern Designer

Mónica Muñoz Hernández holds a fine arts degree from the Universidad de Salamanca and works in Madrid as a freelance print designer and owner of her own brand of clothing and accessories. Her prints are often based on drawings created using watercolor, markers, or crayons.

She has developed products for advertising projects and top museums as a graphic designer and served as art director at Fun&Basics. As a freelance designer, she regularly collaborates with other companies and brands such as Zara Home and Urban Outfitters.

Mónica also teaches at the Universidad de Salamanca and at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) Madrid, where she leads an illustration course focused on pattern design as part of the Master of Textile and Surfaces Design program.

On multiple occasions, Mónica has exhibited and sold her pieces at Madrid Fashion Week's “El Ego” showroom. Additionally, she was named one of Spain's top ten young design talents by Metrópoli, a cultural publication from Spanish newspaper El Mundo.


  • U1

    Hello! I'm Moniquilla

    • Introduction
    • Searching Inspiration 1: The Moodboard
    • Looking for Inspiration 2: Interesting references
  • U2

    With what drawing and what drawing?

    • Materials
    • Drawings and scribbles
  • U3

    Scan, clean and change color

    • Cleaning 1
    • Cleaning 2
    • Colour
  • U4

    From paper to screen

    • Composition
    • Rapport 1
    • Raport 2
    • The reason
    • Mockup
  • FP

    Final project

    • Reasons to repeat. Make a pattern for a packaging

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Reasons to Repeat. Illustration course by Mónica Muñoz Hernández

Reasons to Repeat

A course by Mónica Muñoz Hernández
Pattern Designer. Madrid, Spain.
Joined July 2006
  • 98% positive reviews (665)
  • 9502 students