portrait Archive

How to Create a Photo Caricature in Adobe Photoshop


Caricatures are a fun alternative to traditional portraits. The idea is to comically exaggerate particular features to create a humorous representation of that person. Adobe Photoshop’s transform, warp, and liquify features are perfect for creating caricatures from a photographic portrait. This tutorial is part of a larger set of instructions found in the Tuts+ course, Fluid

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The Differences Between Male and Female Portraits


It is hard to compare male to female faces simply because each face is unique, but there are some features in the face that can make a male portrait look more masculine or a female portrait look more feminine. In this article we’re going to take a look at those features. You will be able

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Give a Portrait a Cosmic Makeover


Digital artists are often asked to turn a photo of a model into a dynamic illustration, adding depth and meaning. Here Karim Fakhoury transforms a simple fashion shot into an eye-catching work that captures power and beauty. The result would suit a wide range of purposes – from an ad campaign to a poster to the cover of

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How to Convert a Portrait to Dead Wood using Photoshop


Today I’ll add  a sad dead wood effect to face of this young lady in the picture. This kind of effects are not just made for fun, they are great for creating outdoor advertisements, print media ads, and visual designers can use the Photoshop file to make some stunning visual effects as well. Keep following

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Create a Self-Portrait Caricature Illustration in Photoshop


Revamping scrapped artwork is a great way to improve the skills of any artist. It is a great measure of your improvement and changes in style over time. Back in 2007, I had a caricature drawn of me at an event, which I later used to practice vector styles in Photoshop. Fast forward some years,

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Create a Sparkly Female Portrait in Illustrator


In this step-by-step tutorial you will learn how to create a sparkly female portrait through playing with transparency and overlapping vector shapes. In this tutorial you’ll also learn to experiment with colors and just letting go of your creativity. Let’s get started!

How to Paint a Fantasy Portrait From Scratch With Photoshop


For many of us, painting a portrait from scratch may seem like an impossible task. What you may not know however is that it may not be as tough as you think. In today’s tutorial we will demonstrate how to paint a fantasy portrait from scratch without any references. We will begin with a sketch

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Create a Dark and Surreal Poster Using Your Own Portrait


In college, my instructors often give me projects where I reproduce the works of classic artists like Da Vinci and Goya. Trying to recreate classic works of art is a fantastic way to improve your skills, discover new ways of applying effects, and expand your artistic knowledge. However, when deriving influence from contemporary illustrators for

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Creating a Typographic Portrait in Pixelmator


In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a typographic portrait using only Pixelmator. But what does that mean? A typographic portrait is a portrait composed of text. The technique is pretty simple. We will also play with Blending and basic filters

Rapid Vector Portrait Process


This Quick Tip tutorial will guide you through the process of making a vector portrait rapidly. A picture will be used as a guide for black and gray paths. We’ll review some shortcuts that will allow you to achieve good quality results with few steps and minimum fuss