Turn Your Photos Into Professional And Modern Artworks

Turn your photos into something amazing. Create a cool and modern 'low poly' effect with any photo. No experience needed
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Instructed by Blake Muir Design / Graphic Design
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

Get in now while the course is FREE! This course will shift to a paid course on the 30th September 2014.

Now over 1400 learning this course! Thank you to everyone who has joined up so far. Please let me know if i can answer any of your questions.

Turn any photograph into mind blowing artworks. This technique produces edgy and modern illustrations, framed artworks, website graphics as well as images for advertisement and social media. Best of all there is zero graphic design or drawing experience required!

It doesn't matter what quality your image is to start with. You will learn how to turn it into something great. The image will also be able to be resized to whatever size you like with no loss of quality.

Learn how to conceptualize, illustrate and finish low poly illustrations. The result is a modern art form which can be both edgy and beautiful. It is a technique which has risen in popularity in the last few years and has been displayed in advertisements, music videos, art instillation's and television commercials.

In this class, Digital Artist & Designer Blake Muir will take you through the step by step instructions of producing this effect with your own photographs.

What are the requirements?

  • Free trial copy of Photoshop
  • Free trial copy of Illustrator
  • PC or Mac

What am I going to get from this course?

  • What to look for in a reference image
  • How to prepare photshop for sketching
  • How to sketch a low poly reference mesh
  • Preparing you mesh for illustrator
  • Vectorizing your sketch
  • Coloring your illustration

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to make their photos more interesting
  • Designers, Illustrators & Artists
  • Not prior knowledge is needed

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started

This lecture will discuss the software I will be using during this course, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. I will also speak about where you can download your own free trial copy or how to purchase it if you wish.


Choosing the right image can make a big difference toward the outcome of your final image. In this lecture we will discuss what to look for in a reference image and how its features will impact the final illustration.


For those who have never used Photoshop

If you have never used Photoshop I will show you the tools you will need to know to create your artwork. If you already have a basic knowledge of Photoshop then feel free to skip this lesson.

Section 2: Creating Your Artwork
Sketching - How To Quickly Sketch A Pattern In Your Image
Moving To Illustrator - Take Your Sketch Into Illustrator And Get Ready To Draw
Vectorizing - The Easy Way To Create Vector Illustations, Super Fast & Efficient
Aligning Points - Top Tip! Tidy Up Your Illustration With Only Two Buttons
Fixing Problems - A Very Easy Way To Fix The Most Common Issues You Might Face
Adding Color - Coloring In Your Image, How to Pick The Best Colors
Section 3: How To Get A Professional Finish
Other Software - Custom Made Software For Making Low Poly Images
Final Touches - Photoshop Tips To Make Your Images Look Great!
Bonus Video: The Making Of A Billboard, A Timelapse Video

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Instructor Biography

Blake Muir, Visual Effects Artist, 10+ years experiance

Blake Muir is digital artist from Australia. His work covers print and digital media involving 2D & occasional 3D design which I continue to love and gain passion for after 10 years of industry experience. I have a great passion for new and emmerging digital effects techniques and technology.
Blake has a Double Degree in Multimedia (3D Animation & Visual Effects) and Television Production. He worked in the Visual Effects industry in Sydney starting from an entry level position and working up to become a compositing supervisor. Over the years he has worked on everything from feature films to superbowl commercials, for some of the worlds largest brands and film producers.

Blake currently runs his own design studio in Mudgee, NSW called Holocene Creative

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