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Low Poly Portrait Illustration

Lucas Ridley, Commercial Director & 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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30 of 32 students recommendSee All

Fantastic, quick and easy to understand. Really good work flow.
Interesting technique and very useful tips.
Florin Maciuca

Designer | Handletterer | Photographer





Lucas Ridley

Commercial Director & Animator

Hi! I'm an award-winning animator and commercial director, my clients include LEGO, Nestle, Anhueser-Busch, and Braun. In addition, I worked at the Academy award-winning Moonbot Studios on Playstation games and short films, one of which was awarded 2 daytime Emmy's. Most recently I had the privilege to work at the birthplace of visual effects known for Star Wars: Industrial Light and Magic. I continue to work in animation at various studios and projects. I'm excited to share my knowledge and ...

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