Creating Enamel Pins: A Step By Step with GachaPins

By Nicole

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24 lessons
Running time
2h 16m
By Creator
List: $160
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Creating Enamel Pins: A Step By Step with GachaPins

with Creator, Nicole


Have you ever wanted to turn your art into enamel pins? Follow my step by step guide from design tips, setting up your proofs, and an overview of the production and manufacturing process! We'll go over each step of the process, so let's start making enamel pins together!


Do you want to learn how to efficiently turn your sketches/drawings into enamel pins? This class is for anyone who is interested in the process of creating production ready pin proofs from beginning to end. You might be an aspiring pin seller, or maybe you just want your art to become a pin for your own collection!


By the end of my class, you will have gained a clear understanding of the design, communication, and manufacturing processes of enamel pin making. Using primarily Adobe Photoshop, we'll have created a design (or a few) that will be ready to be submitted to a manufacturer and made into your very own enamel pins!

Step 1: Applying Design Principles and Techniques

Step 2: Transforming Any Drawing Into a Pin-Ready Proof

Step 3: How to Find a Manufacturer That Is Right For You and Your Project

Important Notice: This is an early bird class! That means the production of this class is just starting. The curriculum is subject to change, and content may be uploaded sequentially based on the creator’s schedule to ensure that we provide the class in the best quality possible.


  1. Meet Your Instructor: Nicole!

  2. Introduction to this Course

  3. How I Use Photoshop

Chapter 1: My Top General Design Principles and Techiques

  1. Sketching and Brush Strokes
  2. Rule of Thirds
  3. Form and Function
  4. Silhouettes and Readability
  5. Line Weights

Chapter 2: Designing for the Medium: Enamel Pins

  1. Retain Your Art While Simplifying
  2. Size
  3. Lines and Colors

Chapter 3: Enamel Pin Limitations and Possibilities

  1. "Pin Limits"
  2. CMYK Color Model and Pantones
  3. How to Get Creative

Chapter 4: Creating Your Proof

  1. Clarity and Layout
  2. Specifications

Chapter 5: Finding a Supplier, Must Know Tips

  1. Let's Do the Research!
  2. Compare and Compromise
  3. What I Look For and Avoid

Chapter 6: Your Shop, Your Hobby!

  1. Starting Out: Know Your Audience
  2. Fulfillment: Know Your Standards
  3. Growth: Know Your Vision

Bonus Chapter: Basics and Tips of Branding vs Social Media

  1. Starting Up and Moving Forward!
  2. Sharing My Advice!


Congratulations on Completing the Course! Let's Make Those Pins!

Meet Your Creator
Hi everyone!
My name is Nicole, creator of GachaPins! Currently, I create simple illustrations and sell enamel pins and other merchandise made from those illustrations! My professional art background began in college, where I majored in concept art design for games, followed by various freelance and studio work. When I started my GachaPins business, I had a lot of questions, and even more friends, family, and peers who were more than willing to help! I want to create this class, so that you can learn some of the things that I’ve picked up during my ongoing pin making journey. I can’t wait to share my humble learnings with everyone, so please join me as we make some enamel pins together!!
  • This class uses Adobe Photoshop CC/CS
  • Adobe Photoshop is a subscription-based paid software
  • To take this class, you need to have access to Adobe Photoshop
  • The class will fully cover how to use and apply the program

Duration of the course

You can access the class videos for 20 weeks. Within that period, you can replay the videos in as many devices as you want.

Earn points to Extend the Class Access

Receive points by completing chapter missions OR by taking the class two or more times a week. And use the points to extend your class access!

Super Early Bird Offer

Once we pass the release date, we will no longer offered the class at "Super Early Bird". The rate will be raised after the date, right now is the cheapest deal you can get.

Installment Payment

Quadpay is available for the payment! Your order will be split into 4 installments paid over 6 weeks! To find out more, please visit Quadpay.

Class access

Class videos will be available by June 22nd. We will notify you via email regarding how to access to the class videos on the release date.

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