With this online course by Marte, you will explore Adobe Illustrator with all its design tools to create an amazing poster from scratch by combining the art of lettering and graphic design.
According to award-winning lettering artist and graphic designer Martina Galarza, better known as Marte, an excellent poster design has the potential to grab attention, convince, and persuade its viewers. Doing this requires a visually stimulating approach that engages the senses. Marte has created eye-catching posters for musicians such as Paul McCartney, Courtney Barnett, and Pussy Riot as well as brands like Budweiser or Cynar.
Join Marte on an online course that takes you through the design of posters. You will learn how to make a poster that not only looks great but also communicates your message effectively. By the end of this class, you will have created your own original poster using
What skills will you develop by taking this online course?
Marte is a professional graphic designer, lettering artist, and your teacher for this course. She reveals how her creative journey began with designing flyers for musician friends and eventually progressed to professionally designing posters for well-known names in the music industry. Furthermore, Marte shares helpful information about her artistic influences and sources of inspiration.
Why not explore the origins of poster-making? Get an overview of various artistic styles and see how they can communicate an idea. Be inspired by searching for visual references, and create a mood board based on what you want your poster to look like.
Get a step-by-step guide on how to use grids to design the layout of your poster, sketch it out by hand, create thumbnails, and digitize vector designs in Illustrator. You’ll also learn tips along the way for refining your work and adding personality with colors.
Adding the finishing touches to your poster is simple with frames, outlines, drop shadows, and other details. See how to texturize your design and make it pop before learning how to format it for social media or printing.
Who is the course for and what are the requirements?
Whether you’re a graphic designer, illustrator, musician, or are simply interested in learning how to make posters; this course is perfect for you. Keep in mind that you will need access to a computer with
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