How To Make A Low Poly Effect Using The Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator

Dawid Tuminski,

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8 Videos (28m)
    • Low Poly Haloween Pumpkin proper

    • 1Low Poly Pumpkin Let's Understand a Few Things

    • 2Let's Create the Outline

    • 3Let's Finish The Polygons

    • 4Let's Start Adding Colors To our Pumpkin

    • 5Let's Add Colors To The Stem

    • 6Let's Add The Eyes And Te Mouth

    • Your Class Project


About This Class

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.

Originally it was a technique for 3D modelling, but here in this class you will learn how to imitate this style from a photo, using Illustrator.

The process is extremely easy: all you need is the basic knowledge of the pen tool and some simple transformations.

But there is one secret to creating works in this style and it is working from the best reference photos.

Since it’s Halloween season coming, in this class we are going to

  • take a photo of a pumpkin
  • grab the pen tool and trace the pumpkin in matter of minutes
  • and then we’ll create the polygons that we are going to fill with colors

This illustration may seem like it’s extremely complicated to create, but trust me, it’s only the Halloween pumpkin that is the only scary element of this class.

The process is easy and you can reuse it to create other gorgeous low poly artwork.

So if you want to do something different this Halloween, do a low poly Halloween pumpkin.

Enroll now and I will see you inside.

22 of 25 students recommendSee All

very basic, but OK. Could be clearer on use of Pen tool, to avoid deleting points as you create polygone effects
Great, thank you, Dawid!
Very helfull





Dawid Tuminski

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