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Photoshop Tutorial: Master Polygons Part 1

Photoshop Tutorial: Master Polygons Part 1
Download some of the tutorial files here Thanks go out to Ryan Barber for this tutorial. See more of his work at Step 1 The first phase involves tracing a series of triangles on top of a photograph, in Adobe Illustrator. Create a new file at 6.66 inches x 10 inches. Step 2 You can lock the image in one of two ways. Step 3 Now that your image is locked you are ready to apply the Pen tool, so activate this now. Step 4 The next step is to set up the weight of our Pen tool’s stroke. Step 5 It is now time to start mapping out a series of adjacent triangles on top of the base photo. Step 6 Select the first triangle and then copy it by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+C. Step 7 Activate the Direct Selection tool by pressing the A key. Step 8 Copy the second triangle by pressing Cmd/Ctrl+C. Step 9 Most triangles will share one common side with another triangle, but some triangles will only share a portion of another triangle’s side. Step 10 Step 11 You’ve got your grid ready – now it’s time for the polygons. Step 12

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