Creating a vector character in Affinity Designer with Ellsphee

In this session, multidisciplinary designer Sphelele “Ellsphee” Gumede reveals how he creates a vector character in his inimitable style using Affinity Designer. He walks you through his process from start to finish, using both the Designer and Pixel Persona of the app to add various details to really bring the artwork to life.

Ellsphee will be available on YouTube’s Live Chat for this session’s premiere on Thursday, 10 September 2020 at 4pm BST to answer any questions.

With a skill set encompassing animation, motion graphics, design and illustration, Ellsphee has worked with various production houses and brands on everything from TV shows and commercials to social media content.

To learn more about Ellsphee and his work, check out the links below:


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Affinity creative sessions

Stay tuned to the official Affinity YouTube channel as every Thursday at 4pm BST we will be premiering inspirational creative sessions throughout September and October. The sessions will be led by top creatives who use Affinity or one of our in-house product experts and give you the chance to follow along as incredible artists, illustrators, designers and photographers work on a project using the apps.

We will be announcing the details of each weekly session on our social channels, so make sure you’re following us on Instagram (, Twitter ( and Facebook ( to stay updated.

You can find out more about the Affinity suite, including getting access to free trials, over on

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