Low Poly Portrait Illustration
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Low Poly Portrait Illustration

Learn how to create a geometric, low poly style portrait from an existing photo, using Illustrator and Photoshop.
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Created by Lucas Ridley
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 41 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create your own Low Poly Portrait
  • Enhance Illustrator and Photoshop skills
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Requirements
  • Software: Illustrator and Photoshop both have 30-day free trials on Adobe's website
  • Hardware: *Not required but it's recommended to have a Wacom tablet
Description

Learn how to achieve the popular "low poly" and geodesic style in your illustrations that can only be achieved through this methodology. There are no 'apps' or substitutes for creating this kind of look and this course will teach you how to create it for yourself!

Content and Overview

This course is intended for all skill levels and is focused on using the tools specifically need to accomplish a low poly look that is popular to many game aesthetics and print illustrations.

Each of the 5 videos will guide you through a single step of the process and will finish with a final video to make the final illustration shine.

Completing this course will give you a new skill in your toolkit to apply to future projects.

What are the requirements?

  • Software: Illustrator and Photoshop both have 30-day free trials on Adobe's website
  • Hardware: *Not required but it's recommended to have a Wacom tablet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Clear and concise 41 minutes of instruction from award winning artist
  • Greater understanding of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Learn time-saving shortcuts that will cut hours off your time spent
  • Learn a toolset of skills to apply the low poly look for future projects
Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone wanting a unique portrait for their online profiles
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 02:55

This short lecture introduces the course and the concepts we will cover as well as what you will be able to create by the end.

Preview 00:42

We'll cover the basics of what you'll need to follow along to create your own low poly illustration.

Preview 02:13
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Step-by-Step
5 Lectures 29:17

We'll start in Photoshop and lay the foundation for planning our illustration.

Preview 05:59

Let's create the guides that we will follow to create our vector graphics in Illustrator in the next lecture.

Preview 03:55

We'll take our guides into Illustrator to begin drawing the vector shapes.

Tracing Vectors
08:51

We'll tidy up the vectors we've created with a few shortcuts.

Aligning Vectors
03:09

We'll start to fill in the shapes with color.

Filling Vectors
07:23
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Finishing Touches
1 Lecture 08:42

We'll hop back into Photoshop to finish out the portrait.

Finishing Touches
08:42
About the Instructor
Lucas Ridley
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Award-winning Animator

My work has been featured in Annie-nominated, Emmy-winning, and Oscar short-listed short films. I'm an animator and commercial director and I've created content for brands like LEGO, Braun, Nestle, and Anhueser-Busch. I'm eager to share my professional knowledge that has allowed me to make a career out of creating content for big brands.