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Lowbrow Illustration Go Back to the Past in Style (Spanish, Multisub)


Release date:2022

Author: Ink Bad Company

Skill level:Beginner


Exercise files:Not Provided

Create retro-inspired illustrations with analog and digital techniques
Comics, cartoons, horror films B series, Flying Cymbals, weirdos , rock and roll … The influences to which Juan Carlos, better known as Ink Bad Company, has been exposed since childhood are endless , and this is clearly seen in his work full of powerful graphics, with personality and a lot of retro style for brands such as Ray-Ban, Martini, Under Armor or Bentley.

In this course you will learn to make a lowbrow or retro-inspired illustration with traditional and digital techniques. Discover the JC time machine to travel to the past and create a powerful retro illustration, loaded with dots, colors and textures with your preferred method of work. Warning: you will stain your hands!

What will you learn in this online course?
First Juan Carlos will share his professional career, how he came to the illustration, what is the “bad ink company” Ink Bad Company and what are its influences and references.

You will learn to do the work of an art director, directing yourself. You will look for references based on four fundamental points so that you define, in a practical and simple way, the path of your illustration lowbrow .

You will work on the composition, drawing and lettering from the sketch to the final pencil. Once you have defined your sketch (because with one it is enough), JC will show you what are the best tools for inking old school and so, the good starts … to get your hands dirty! You will give ink to your illustration until everything is ready. Then, you will discover the secrets to get the most out of your original ink piece.

You will turn on the computer and the scanner to digitize the illustration and leave it ready for digital coloring. In this phase, Ink Bad Company will help you prepare and apply your own halftone patterns and textures, and will also show you its working method in Adobe Photoshop. You will know the essential tools and tricks to get a really powerful color and finish for your illustration.

Finally, JC will share some tips to make your work look perfect on any screen or paper and that’s it! After this course you will know how to make illustrations with a lot of character and love for the retro.

What is this course’s project?
You will work in depth the drawing, the ink, the color and the finish of a retro illustration with personality. The teacher has been inspired by the propaganda graphic of the 40s and 50s but you can do what you want most: a fine poster, a comic book cover, the artwork for your favorite surfing band , illustrate an article for a magazine, or the packaging of a beer. You’re the boss.

Who is this online course for?
To illustrators, cartoonists, designers, nostalgic of the vignette, and anyone interested in the lowbrow and expand their graphic resources. It is also highly recommended for some amphibious monsters who know how to behave in a civic and respectful manner.

Requirements and materials
If you have knowledge of drawing and a basic level of Adobe Photoshop, bring them! But it is not necessary to be any Jack Kirby – one of the most influential cartoonists in the history of comic book – or a specialist in software to take this course.

What you will need are materials such as a pencil, a pencil with a color mine, a good ink bottle, brushes, calibrated markers, paper suitable for wild inks and also a computer with Adobe Photoshop installed and a scanner.

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