Illustrator Self Portrait Project
You have been hired as a graphic designer by Liquid Portrait. They want you to design a lifelike portrait of an individual. You are to follow the directions given by the project manager for the target audience to complete the project. Once complete then you should review the checklist for grading criteria before turning in your work.
Take a photo of yourself. Open a new file in Illustrator. Choose Print as the new document profile, and choose the landscape (horizontal view) icon for the orientation. File>Place your photo image in Illustrator. Use the pen tool to trace the image and fill in the outline with color. Utilize multiple layers. Concentrate on shading techniques to make the image as life like as possible.
Save as last name+first initial+portrait as an .ai file and as a .jpg file. Submit the .jpg and place a copy in your portfolio folder.
Style 1 option:
Style 2 option: https://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/tutorials/how-to-create-a-beautiful-vector-portrait-in-illustrator
Style 3 option: http://blog.fidmdigitalarts.com/blog/how-to-create-a-vector-self-portrait/
Style 4 option: https://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tracing-a-vector-face-from-a-reference-photo--vector-3217