DIY Enamel Pin Design: Vectorizing Art

Posted by Craig Davidiuk on 1/12/19 11:31 AM

This video is for artists who want to create enamel pins out of your paintings or sketches. Graphic designers will also learn how to structure and trace enamel pin designs in Adobe Illustrator. Pin designers and industry veteran Craig Davidiuk walks you through the process he uses when re-drawing art.  



You'll appreciate the instructors laid back style and in depth knowledge. Gain valuable enamel pin design tips for making your art into a custom art pin. Time lapse and music move the course along at a fun pace.

There are four parts to re-drawing a piece of scanned art.

Step 1: Trace pin shape and largest enamel areas

Step 2: Determine enamel areas and raised metal areas

Step 3: Colour fill the design (includes colour matching tutorial)

Step 4: Scale pin to actual and checking minimum enamel areas

Tags: DIY Enamel Pin Design, enamel pin trend, Video, die struck pins, enamel pins, cloisonné pins, hard enamel pins, logo pins, Custom Lapel Pins


About The Author


linkedinCraig Davidiuk has been in the promotional products his entire life. His family owned and operated a pin factory until 2002 and he eventually took over the company in 2012. He also has a diploma in Media Resources from Capilano University. Today his company is one of the leading suppliers of custom pins, medals and swag in Western Canada.

He is a father of one son with his wife, Courtney. Craig enjoys skiing, mountain biking, DJing, playing saxophone and world travel.  The Davidiuk family resides in 100 Mile House, BC. 


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