Adobe Illustrator Pen Tool Self-Portrait

I took this lil’ pic of me and traced over every shadow and individual shape with the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator. I colored every individual shape to match the original picture. It looked like a terrifying inhuman being until you get all of the shadows in. Zooming in and making the pen tool shapes as specific and close to scale as possible is essential. The glasses were hard, but were created using the shape building tool. I chose a background that looked fine, and here we are!

 

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