How To Create A Low Poly Portrait With The Pen Tool
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How To Create A Low Poly Portrait With The Pen Tool

How To Create A Low Poly Portrait With The Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator How To Learn the Pen Tool in Illustrator
4.9 (5 ratings)
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295 students enrolled
Created by Dawid Tuminski
Last updated 12/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create low poly portrait effects
  • Effortlessly use tools like the pen tool, eyedropper, selection tool and pathfinder
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Requirements
  • You will need Adobe Illustrator installed on your computer (either PC or Mac)
  • Basic Adobe Illustrator knowledge is advised
Description

Low poly style art has been really popular recently. You can see it in posters, murals, paintings…

It’s definitely one of the most eye-catchy effects in the design world recently.

And one of the best things you can create using this style is a low poly portrait.

Just imagine creating a gorgeous low poly portrait from a photo of your loved one: it can be the best anniversary or Christmas gift ever!

Inside this course you will learn 

  • how to use the pen tool to create the eyes, lips, nose and hair - all that using simple techniques and easy to follow steps
  • how to rapidly add colors to your artwork using one, simple trick
  • how to make the process of creating low poly art fast and easy

It's a concise guide to creating spectacular low poly effect portraits and the techniques shown inside this class are so universal that you can use them in your other projects.

The low poly portraits may seem like they are extremely difficult to create, but trust me, once you get to know the best practices and techniques, the process becomes super easy. 

Since we will dive right into the creation process you must have some basic knowledge about the pen tool, pathfinder and some basic Illustrator functions to take the most out of this class.

But if you have a basic understanding of how the pen tool works, how the layers and the pathfinder work, thanks to this class you will be on a fast track to creating stunning low poly portraits!

Enroll now! 

Who is the target audience?
  • If you always wanted to create low poly portraits in Illustrator, this course is for you
  • If you want to learn Adobe Illustrator in the most practical way, this course is for you
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Curriculum For This Course
18 Lectures
01:11:27
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Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 06:47

Before we dive into creating a low poly portrait effect, there's a few concepts and tools we need to understand.

Preview 04:48
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Let's start the design process
4 Lectures 16:05

Let's start the design process by creating the eyes using the pen tool.

Preview 04:46

In this lecture you will create the polygons for the eyes and add colors to them.

How To Create The First Polygons
05:27

In this lecture you will learn how to add colors to the polygons. We will use one simple technique that is going to make the whole process super fast.

Preview 02:55

In this lecture you will create the second low poly eye and learn how to easily adjust the polygons so they match the image

How To Create The Second Eye
02:57
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How To Create the Low Poly Lips
2 Lectures 08:03
Let's Start Creating the Lips
04:13

In this lecture you will learn how to add colors to the polygons to finish the effect

How To Add Colors to the Lips
03:50
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How To Create the Low Poly Face
3 Lectures 14:13

In this lecture you will start creating the low poly face

How To Start Creating the Low Poly Face
05:28

In this lecture you will create the first polygons for the face of the model

How To Add the First Polygons
03:05

In this lecture you will create some more polygons for the face

How To Add Some More Polygons
05:40
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Let's Create the Hair and the Shoulders
4 Lectures 16:15

In this lecture you will create the first polygons for the hair

Let's Start Creating The Polygons For The Hair
04:49

In this lecture you will add the colors to the hair

Let's Add the Colors to the Hair
01:58

In this lecture we will start creating the shoulders

Let's Start Creating the Shoulders
05:52

In this lecture you will add the colors to the shoulders of the model

Let's Give the Shoulders Some Colors
03:36
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Summary
3 Lectures 10:04

In this lecture you will start creating the polygons for the lips

How To Start Creating the Low Poly Lips
04:13

In this lecture you will finish creating the face

Let;s FInish Creating the Face
03:43

In this lecture we will sum up what we've learnt in the course

Summary
02:08
About the Instructor
Dawid Tuminski
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Adobe Certified Expert Designer and Online Entrepreneur

Designer, coder and educational entrepreneur.

Adobe Certified Expert in Illustrator whose courses were listed in the Udemy's TOP 10 best reviewed courses.

Creating online courses on design tools like Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, logo design, web design, graphic design freelancing, online teaching and digital marketing .

Teaching +22.000 students in 160 countries worldwide.

Owner of a graphic design studio.

Loves the freedom of creating courses and prides in his teaching method, which is straight to the point and with a smile.

His motto:  Boring instructors are worse than boring topics!

His students value his courses for their conciseness, professionalism and actionable tips and techniques they can apply in their day-to-day design tasks and online education businesses.