Stylized Portrait Illustration Technique in under an Hour! Free class

Terrence Carlos, Nocturnal digital nomad, currently in flight.

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5 Videos (59m)
    • Adobe Sessions: Introduction

    • Adobe Sessions: Tracing Excercise

    • Adobe Sessions: Linework

    • Adobe Sessions: Pen Tool Prowess

    • Adobe Sessions: Live Paint and Adding Detail


About This Class

In this course, I'll be sharing how to primarily use the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator to explore one of many approaches to creating vector portraits from reference photos. This portrait approach is good for capturing a wide variety of subjects, and can be stylized as much as you like to reach a desired effect. 

Hint: Portraits need not be limited to human subjects, feel free to portrait your pup or any member of the animal kingdom for that matter. 


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Class was helpful and showed me the steps that should be taken when tracing an image into Illustrator. I've always wondered what the right process was and now I know it clearly.
Mamdouh Ezz

Adobe Education Trainer and Freelancing Instructor