Low Poly Portrait Illustration in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Lucas Ridley ✔, Digital Creator Teacher and Animator

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8 Videos (41m)
    • Teaser

    • Getting Started

    • Planning Guides

    • Outlining Guides

    • Tracing Vectors

    • Aligning Vectors

    • Filling Vectors

    • Finishing Touches


About This Class

Create a modern and unique portrait with the low poly aesthetic. It is a popular look made famous by simplified 3D geometry that we will recreate in a 2D portrait illustration. Even beginners in Photoshop and Illustrator will be able to follow along and you'll have a satisfying result in no time.

I will cover crucial shortcuts to reduce the tedious and time consuming workflow to acheive this look. There's no fluff in this step-by-step explanation so you can quickly get started in making your own awesome portraits, let's go!

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34 of 36 students recommendSee All

Very easy to follow! There are a lot of great workflow tips that speed things up considerably. Definitely recommend.
Juleah Miller

Multimedia Artist/3D Printereer

Very cool subject. Looking forward to giving it a go on my own!
Fantastic, quick and easy to understand. Really good work flow.





Lucas Ridley ✔

Digital Creator Teacher and Animator

Hi! I'm an award-winning animator and commercial director, my clients include LEGO, Nestle, Anheuser-Busch, and Braun. I got my start by photographing and filming weddings. Then I learned 3D Animation and went to work at the Academy Award-winning Moonbot Studios on Playstation games and short films, one of which was awarded 2 daytime Emmy's, and other work I contributed animation to at Moonbot was nominated alongside Disney and Pixar's work at the Annie Award's.

Most recently I had the...

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