Create beautiful abstract artworks on iPhone / iPad

Jorge Luis Miraldo, Visual Artist

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5 Videos (21m)
    • Introduction

    • Find a starting image

    • Make your image pop out with Glitché

    • Textures and final touches on Mextures

    • Wrap up


About This Class

I’m Jorge Luis Miraldo (a.k.a Shorsh on Instagram), I’m an art director and illustrator based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In this brief class, I will introduce you to a technique that I’ve learned through my daily experiments with images. I like to be able to play with pictures everywhere, so today the phone is a great tool to try things out on the go and put your imagination quickly into action. This is a really simple procedure to convert photos into abstract digital artworks that also have a cool analog look.

By the end of this class you’ll be able to create an abstract artwork entirely on your iPhone or iPad, an image that you can print on paper, canvas, or any other material… or use it as an hd wallpaper, or texture for your digital illustrations, photo collages and designs.  A very handy and interesting technique to explore and experiment even further. 

We'll be using Glitché app and Mextures app on iPhone. Now these two are for iPhone only, so I apologize to any Android or Windows users out there. The first costs $0.99 and the second is $1.99. Trust me, they really worth each cent as you'll have a lot of fun playing with both of these apps. Perhaps there are some alternatives to Mextures, but Glitché has some very unique features and is key to this process. You can also follow this class on an iPad, the workflow is the same as on iPhone. In fact, if you are using an iPadPro you'll be able to work with even higher resolution images.

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This class is amazing. I did not realize all the capabilities of Glitche until you showed it to us here, and I'm so excited to play with this more!
Wow - fun technique!
Finally the chance to follow the class of an artist I've been inspired by for quite some time. Awesome class and an awesome new way to create some cool content.
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Jorge Luis Miraldo

Visual Artist

I'm Jorge Luis Miraldo (a.k.a Shorsh), Art Director and Illustrator based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. My passion for creating images took me early in life to study illustration, painting and photography. In 2005, I graduated with honors in Advertising and Communication from Del Salvador University and worked since then in the industry taking part in the creative teams of International and local advertising agencies. Years later, I decided to start an independent studio dedica...

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