School

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Mimo School is our collection of video tutorials, blog posts and free downloadables we've put together for you.

Let's grow together :)

Getting Started

Tips 101: Where to Get Started with Drawing
Tips 101: Where to Get Started with Drawing

Want to get better at drawing but not sure where to start? Here's the advice and recommendations I've given to people who have asked me the same thing, based on my own experience.

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My Favorite Analog Drawing Tools
My Favorite Analog Drawing Tools

A post all about my favorite analog drawing and sketching tools! From Prismacolor to Muji, Palomino to Copic, read through for full explanations and product links.

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My Favorite Digital Drawing Tools
My Favorite Digital Drawing Tools

From the iPad Pro to Wacom Intuos Pro, read on to see all my favorite digital drawing tools! I also share some tips for beginners deciding what to buy.

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Inspo to Final: Basic Illustration Process
Inspo to Final: Basic Illustration Process

One of my earliest process posts, all about the "Everything You Can Imagine" drawing. From sketch to digitizing, here's the basic overview of how I create my illustrations.

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Video Tutorials

The following are Mimi's creative exercise courses available on Skillshare, a video tutorial platform made for indie creatives and freelancers. 

Check out my blog post if you're wondering, Why Skillshare? And use any of the links below to get two months of free membership!

Intro to Digital Painting

The intro you've been waiting for, maybe! :D This comprehensive tutorial covers common questions beginners have, discuss pros and cons of iPad vs. Wacom, Procreate vs. Photoshop, and walks through Mimi's full digital painting setup and process. (PS—There's also a complementary class to come up with your own map design like the class example!)

Published September 2018

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Illustrated Journaling 101

Draw your life! Join over 4,000 other students in our most popular class yet. Learn how to make your own illustrated journal. Mimi breaks it down so that anyone at any level can do it! It's a great 2-in-1 creative exercise.

Published February 2018

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Chat Stickers 101

Make your very own chat stickers! This class walks you through the full process from 'what's so great about chat stickers??' to brainstorm to sketch to digitizing, all in a fun and approachable way. You'll be surprised by what you can do!

Published February 2017

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Drawing on Photography 101

Learn how to create your own 'make believe reality' with this beginner's class. Turn your photos into magical adventures, or just add lettering and decorations! It's a great way to introduce yourself to digital drawing in Adobe Photoshop.

Published February 2016

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