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Vector Portraits for Beginners

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Regardless of the medium, portraits are always a popular subject matter. They can range from the basic to the complex and abstract. In this course, we’ll introduce you to basic theory and concepts of creating vector portraits. Along the way our instructor, Sharon Milne, will show you how to create two basic styles which you can adapt to kick start your creative journey into vector portraits.

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Welcome & Course Overview

02:32

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 02:32

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1.1
Welcome & Course Overview
02:32

2.Pre Portrait Lessons
4 lessons, 14:57

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2.1
Prerequisites to the Course
03:04

2.2
Choosing the Right Stock
03:35

2.3
Skin tones and Picking Colors
03:49

2.4
The Three Brushes
04:29

3.Create a Basic, Cartoon/Line Art Style Portrait
8 lessons, 31:05

3.1
Set Up Your Document
03:29

3.2
Base Shapes
05:06

3.3
Creating the Line Art
06:34

3.4
Focus on the Mouth
02:43

3.5
Focus on the Eyes
03:24

3.6
Focus on the Eyelashes and Eyebrows
02:15

3.7
Focus on the Hair
04:11

3.8
Finishing Touches
03:23

4.Create a Basic, Color Portrait with Simple Shading
8 lessons, 32:19

4.1
Introduction
04:46

4.2
Basic Portrait Theory
06:26

4.3
Skin Shading: The Shadows
05:27

4.4
Skin Shading: The Highlights
02:00

4.5
Lip Shading and Eye Shading
03:49

4.6
Creating Shadows and Highlights for Hair
04:35

4.7
Make Up
02:15

4.8
Final Touches
03:01

5.Conclusion
1 lesson, 00:59

5.1
Conclusion
00:59


Sharon Milne aka ChewedKandi is an Illustrator and Author specialising in vector art. She's from Northumberland in the United Kingdom. She's also our Design & Illustration Editor here on Tuts+. You can check out her website portfolio by going to ChewedKandi.net and keep up to date via her Facebook page.
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