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Digital Portraits - Illustrating Photos into Abstract Art

——   Created by Lark Aakarshan

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Course
9
Lessons
1h 12m
Lesson time
intermediate
Skill level

More about this course

Unlock a new dramatic illustration style and create an incredible masterpiece, using a reference photo with Procreate & Apple Pencil or any similar tools.

Lark Aakarshan, Digital Artist, Magician and Creative Entrepreneur walks you through his dynamic easy to follow process for creating incredible, abstract portraits in his signature character illustration style.

From Skeleton Sketch to Adjustment Detailing, you’ll learn how to select an appropriate photograph and evolve it into your own distinctive masterpiece, honouring you with an expression to experience your creative talent and discover a unique new illustration style.

His easy to follow and dynamic, step-by-step lessons include:

  • Choosing a great reference photo.
  • Creating a Skeleton Sketch.
  • Laying Foundations with Base Colours.
  • Abstracting Highlights and Shadows.
  • Building Finer Details.
  • Finetuning.
  • Manipulating Texturing.
  • Final Adjustments and Levelling. 

Whether you’re a seasoned artist looking for an exercise to challenge yourself or just joining the world of digital illustration, this class will provide you with simple, effective techniques that you’ll cherish fully and fall in love with.

Over completion, you’ll have an abstract portrait of yourself or your subject, which you can share them on their birthday or frame as your portfolio.

We cant wait to see what you will create. So let's begin.

The course project

Unlock a new dramatic illustration style and create an incredible masterpiece, using a reference photo with Procreate & Apple Pencil or any similar tools.

Share the artwork you've created following this technique or your own style in form of the image or a time-lapse. We would love to see your complete process from selecting photo to final adjustments. Would love to see your process and if any questions shoot them out.

We can't wait to see what you will create.

9 Lessons

2 mins
Introduction
free preview
2 mins
Base photo
free preview
3 mins
Composing canvas
9 mins
Primary skeleton
16 mins
Base palette
10 mins
Building effects
17 mins
Refining and detailing
14 mins
Texture mapping
4 mins
Bonus lesson

About the instructor

Lark  Aakarshan

Design Entrepreneur | Artist | UI UX | Hypnotist | Associate Professor | Mentor | Magician | Author

Lark Aakarshan is an accomplished entrepreneur and creative …

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Class benefits

  • Certificate of Completion
  • 30 day satisfaction guarantee
  • 24/7 streaming access
  • Project included
  • Direct teacher access
  • 1h 12m of on-demand video
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