Doodle 2 Digital

Ever wondered who’s behind the fancy lettering and quirky illustrations you see on Studio Calico products? Graphic designer Matthew Wilson takes you behind the scenes to show how he creates those trendy designs. He’ll cover his favorite tools and share techniques for creating your own hand-lettered art and illustrations. You’ll even learn how to go digital with your work so you can make original art prints, patterned papers, cards, and more!

Please note: This class originally ran in March of 2016. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, the message board and gallery will not be monitored by an instructor.

$29.00 $10.00

enrolling now through 01/02/2023

What you'll learn

  • How to loosen up with contour drawing
  • Ideas for creating hand-drawn patterns
  • How to create an illustration within a shape
  • Tips and tricks for hand-drawn alphabets
  • How to create a dynamic illustrated quote
  • The basics of digitizing your illustrations

Picture of Matthew Taylor Wilson

Matthew Taylor Wilson

Matthew is an illustrator and designer living in Kentucky with his wife, two kids and two neurotic dogs. His love of picture books and cartoons set him on a path to become an illustrator at an early age. He’s spent the better part of his career illustrating ads, book covers, and paper products and drinking coffee. He loves hanging out with his family, and still loves watching cartoons. Check out Matthew's work at, and follow him on Instagram or Twitter: @drawmatthewdraw.

What comes with this class

  • A video introduction to the class and the tools you'll be using
  • 6 in-depth instructional videos from Matthew covering class material
  • Tips & tricks on the tools, techniques and practice involved in the class
  • Access to a class message board and gallery, where you can share and learn with your teacher and fellow students

The Best Classes, Available Anytime

Our classes bring together the best teachers and contributors in the business to provide exclusive learning content, tips, and techniques for papercrafting. The virtual classroom experience gives you tons of creative fuel and the option to learn what you want, when you want.

$29.00 $10.00

enrolling now through 01/02/2023