Analog and Digital Pattern Design

A course by Juan Díaz-Faes , Illustrator

Illustrator. Asturianos, Spain.
Joined December 2014

Learn to create repetition designs with Illustrator, Photoshop and manual printing

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (265)
  • 3016 students

Learn to create repetition designs with Illustrator, Photoshop and manual printing

A course by Juan Díaz-Faes

In this course, the Illustrator Juan Díaz-Faes will teach you to understand the function of different types of patterns. You will learn the basic rules of repetition using digital and analog exercises to finally elaborate a much more complex pattern at the end of the course.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 10 downloads

We started working
11 minutes, 20 seconds
Basic Pattern in Illustrator
14 minutes, 48 seconds
Basic Pattern in Photoshop
14 minutes, 29 seconds
4 minutes, 47 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (265)
  • 3016 students
  • 15 lessons (3h 14m)
  • 10 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a complex digital pattern that serves to illustrate a book cover, a poster or apply it on textile support.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

To creative professionals who want to take their illustrations and designs to a new dimension. Also to people who want to start in the basic options of Illustrator and Photoshop learning to create simple drawings in one ink.

Requirements and materials

A computer, graphic tablet, Illustrator, Photoshop, ruler, pencil, markers, acrylic paint, stamping roller, scalpel or cutter, Rubber Eva, gouge and surfaces to stamp as fabric or paper.


3016 Students
265 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Juan Díaz-Faes

A course by Juan Díaz-Faes

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Juan Díaz-Faes has worked as an illustrator since 2011. A graduate in Fine Arts in 2005, his work as an illustrator tends to have a great graphic and narrative weight. Graphic due to his interest in posters and advertising and narrative thanks to the years he worked as camera operator and comic artist. It is also part of the collective Ultrarradio, where they publish works to new artists and disseminate the culture of drawing and comics with events, workshops, publications or exhibitions. Works monthly in MUWOM or in magazines such as Yorokobu and Ling. His illustrations and patterns have been part of advertising campaigns for brands such as Mini, Bombay Sapphire, BBK, Summer Fest, Vodafone or Samsung.


  • U1


    • Presentation and pattern exercises
    • Influences
  • U2

    Basic Patterns

    • First contact, what is a pattern?
    • We started working
    • Basic Pattern in Illustrator
    • Basic Pattern in Photoshop
  • U3

    Analog Pattern (stamping for a rainy weekend)

    • Preparing the design in Photoshop
    • Material
    • Creating the pieces of the Monotypes
    • Stamping the Monotype
  • U4

    Complex Digital Pattern (analog and digital)

    • Decide the theme search for references and draw elements
    • Decide the theme search for references and draw elements (part II)
    • Compose drawings
    • Putting Color
    • Final composition and mockup
  • FP

    Final project

    • Analog and digital pattern design

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Analog and Digital Pattern Design. Illustration course by Juan Díaz-Faes

Analog and Digital Pattern Design

A course by Juan Díaz-Faes
Illustrator. Asturianos, Spain.
Joined December 2014
  • 100% positive reviews (265)
  • 3016 students