Digital Illustration for All: Discover, Cultivate and Share Your Unique Personal Style skillshare originals badge

Laci Jordan, Designer & Creative Director

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15 Lessons (1h 44m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:27
    • 2. The Importance of Creating

      5:38
    • 3. Finding Inspiration in Books

      7:14
    • 4. Finding Inspiration Online

      8:37
    • 5. Setting Up in Adobe Illustrator

      2:38
    • 6. Tracing Your Photo

      11:45
    • 7. Adding Dimension

      11:09
    • 8. Adding Details

      11:06
    • 9. Choosing a Color Palette

      12:21
    • 10. Applying Color

      7:33
    • 11. Setting Up in Adobe Photoshop

      6:12
    • 12. Adding Texture

      8:03
    • 13. Exporting, Sharing, and Next Steps

      7:48
    • 14. Final Thoughts

      1:49
    • 15. Explore More Classes on Skillshare

      0:33
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Project Description

Create and share your self-portrait!

Whether you've just picked out your reference photo, are excited about sharing your chosen color palette, really love your mood board or have a complete portrait to show us, we're excited to see what you've made. Upload any part of your project to the gallery!

Some things to keep in mind:

  • Your final portrait doesn't have to be a direct representation of your reference photo! Add little details that emphasize your style and personality.
  • Use the black and white photo trick to help determine your shadow placement.
  • If you're struggling to decide on a color palette, revisit lesson nine for a refresher on Laci’s three favorite tools for getting started!

 

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