Join us for this full day workshop! Get the inside scoop with Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co., and learn what goes on behind the scenes at the DDC! He’ll give an in-depth walk through of some of his existing projects, and answer questions in an intimate setting. He’ll show you the finer points of his logo-making process, from sketch to iterations to finalizing. Feel the power of pencil on paper! Unlock something in your hands and in your mind! Adobe Illustrator tips, tricks, and techniques will be offered up from our questionable existence! Questions answered. Riddles solved. Enigmas discussed. Don’t miss out!.

Each purchased ticket comes with a “DDC Starter Kit” hand-picked by Aaron.


Tactile, real world, no-bullshit methods for speeding up your process, using Adobe Illustrator and improving in an afternoon!

Target Audience

Anyone curious about logo design and graphic design.

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  • Quick Illustrator alignment, refinement and execution hacks
  • How to bring a sketch to life in vector form
  • Techniques for making dynamic logo iterations
  • Crucial typographic tips
  • How to mine exciting color schemes from the world around you

To Bring

Laptop, pencils, paper and an iron will.


Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced. All welcome!