Modern Artform: Low Poly Illustrations Premium class

Blake Muir, Visual Effects Artist & Designer

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13 Videos (1h 44m)
    • Trailer

      1:30
    • What You Need - This Is The Software You Will Need To Create

      2:40
    • Selecting Your Image - The Secret To Finding The Perfect Image

      3:22
    • Photoshop Basics - Create Your Sketch, No Experience Needed

      11:10
    • Sketching - How To Quickly Sketch A Pattern In Your Image

      18:08
    • Moving To Illustrator - Take Your Sketch Into Illustrator

      6:12
    • Vectorizing - The Easy Way To Create Vector Illustations

      8:44
    • Aligning Points - Top Tip! Tidy Up Your Illustration

      5:25
    • Adding Color - Coloring In Your Image, How to Pick The Best Color

      6:18
    • Fixing Problems - A Very Easy Way To Fix The Most Common Issues

      7:11
    • Final Touches - Tips To Make Your Images Look Great!

      17:57
    • Other Software - Custom Made Software For Making Low Poly Images

      10:44
    • Bonus Video: The Making Of A Billboard, A Timelapse Video

      4:58

About This Class

Learn how to conceptualize, illustrate and finish low poly illustrations. The result is a modern artform which can be both edgy and beautiful. It is a technique which has risen in populatiry in the last few years and has been displayed in advertisements, music videos, art installations and television commercials.

In this class, Digital Artist & Designer Blake Muir will take you through the step by step instructions of producing this effect with your own photographs.

What you wil learn:

  • What to look for in a reference image
  • How to prepare Photoshop for sketching
  • How to sketch a low poly reference mesh
  • Preparing you mesh for illustrator
  • Vectorizing your sketch
  • Coloring your illustration
  • Photoshop techniques to make your work pop

What you need to know:

  • Nothing! A basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator is helpfull but not necessary. I will be teaching you what you need to know to create this style of artwork.

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Easy to follow and great results! Thank you for taking the time to put this tutorial together.
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This class is awesome and the instructor is very good at explaining everything. I have experience with both Photoshop and Illustrator but a beginner will be able to follow along easily. I recommend this course if you enjoy this art style.

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Blake Muir

Visual Effects Artist & Designer

Blake Muir is digital artist from Australia. His work covers print and digital media involving 2D & occasional 3D design which I continue to love and gain passion for after 10 years of industry experience. I have a great passion for new and emmerging digital effects techniques and technology. Blake has a Double Degree in Multimedia (3D Animation & Visual Effects) and Television Production. He worked in the Visual Effects industry in Sydney starting from an entry level position and working up to become a compositing supervisor. Over the years he has worked on everything from feature films to superbowl commercials, for some of the worlds largest brands and film producers.

Blake currently runs his own design studio in Mudgee, NSW called Holocene Creative.