curated art classes

Curated art classes
Learn the skills of selected artists!


Hand Lettering Techniques: 5 Ways to Better Work

Mary Kate McDevitt has been lettering and illustrating for years, constantly refining and improving her work. Over the years, she's learned to critique her own lettering, noticing common mistakes and how to fix them. In this comprehensive 55-minute class, Mary Kate will share her tips to critique your own work and solve students' most common lettering missteps.



Expressive Illustration: From Ideas to Execution

Join artist Roman Muradov for an in-depth look at the creative method he uses for creating narrative and conceptual illustrations. Inspired by his work for The New Yorker, the New York Times, Penguin Random House, Google, and the classes he teaches at California College of Art, this 75-minute class is perfect for helping visual artists of every discipline generate ideas, expand their visual vocabulary, and create sophisticated work.



Creating hand-drawn wallpaper

Illustrate and design your own hand-drawn repeat pattern wallpaper. In this half-hour class, illustrator Julia Rothman takes you through her process of illustrating her favorite household objects, then turning her drawing into a repeat pattern for wallpaper – all with some simple cutting, pasting, and xeroxing.

Brooklyn based artist Julia Rothman has created illustrations and pattern designs for newspapers, magazines, wallpaper, dishware, bedding, books, billboards and subway posters. Some of her clients include Chronicle Books, Target, Anthropologie, Crate & Barrel, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Urban Outfitters, Design*Sponge and Victoria’s Secret. 



Illustratie your favorite Runway Looks

In this awesome online class you learn how to illustrate your favorite runway look with watercolor painting! With video lessons, curated resources, and hands-on exercises, this class will give you tools and confidence to bring your fashion dreams to life.

In bite-sized lessons, New York based fashion illustrator and Paper Fashion founder Katie Rodgers shares her process for creating stunning watercolor fashion illustrations in a thoughtful and artistic way. Katie has been commissioned by the likes of Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Valentino, Swarovski, Lancome, Alicia Keys, Lacoste, Elle, Harper's Bazaar and Glamour Magazine among others.




Pattern design

Want to design a repeat pattern? Join thousands of successful Skillshare students who have learned how to create a seamless repeat pattern illustration with popular surface designer Elizabeth Olwen.
This 50-minute class is broken out into inviting, step-by-step lessons that clearly explain how to transform visual inspiration into a seamless repeat pattern design for use in countless projects.



Watercolor for Surface Pattern Design

This course by Bonnie Christine from Roost Tribe is designed specifically for the Illustrator looking to incorporate painted artwork and watercolors into their designs, using Adobe Illustrator. Whether you're a budding surface pattern designer or licensed STAR, you'll learn tips and tricks along the way that will help build your career as a pattern designer. We'll start with the basics and advance to the most technical knowledge you'll need to begin making beautiful artwork.



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