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    "Low Poly/ High Poly Portraits" transforms images of legendary, world renowned figures in the art world using the modern low poly technique, show… Read More
    "Low Poly/ High Poly Portraits" transforms images of legendary, world renowned figures in the art world using the modern low poly technique, showing the before and after effect of adding an artful blend of colors to the triangles to create stunning artworks. Each image is reduced to a careful and complex arrangement of triangles in different shapes and sizes, before adding slightly different shades of color to complete the artwork and give the portrait life. Read Less
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Inspiration: Giselle Manzano Ramírez
"Artists and musicians meet playful and low poly. See the full series from Giselle Manzano Ramirez"

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“Low Poly / High Poly portraits” has received press from national and international media such as Adobe Illustrator, DesignTaxi, Digital Arts Online, Fubiz among others.
It is a geometric study of light and shade depending on the lighting of the artist's image. I focus detail in the eyes and face trying to approach hyper realism while at the same time work with bigger triangles to maintain the low poly technique and near abstract art.  I define my illustration as : Minimal Complex
We all are made of small particles that together make a whole. Each particle such as a molecule, atom or cell seems simple but inside is complex. This is the concept I have for each triangle that is of vital importance in the process of my work. Each triangle has different information such as light, shadow as well as tone of color giving life and volume to the portrait. The concept of complexity is to characterize something with many parts where those parts interact with each other in multiple ways. In other words it becomes hyper realistic through detail, a careful arrangement of triangles with light, shadow and volume creating a whole and giving life to such complex and simple beings in this case, humans.


Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter, who mostly painted self-portraits. Inspired by Mexican popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Her paintings often had strong autobiographical elements and mixed realism with fantasy. 

FRIDA KAHLO 
-Low Poly Portrait-
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2015 
Charles Chaplin
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin,was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame during the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.

CHARLES CHAPLIN
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2015
Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the  visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture,, and advertising that flourished by the 1960s, and utilize a variety of media, including painting,silkscreening , photography, film, and sculpture. 


ANDY WARHOL
-Low Poly Portrait-
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2015 
Salvador Dali

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, known professionally as Salvador Dalí , was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter. 
Dalí was a skilled  draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters.
SALVADOR DALI
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2015
FKA Twigs

Tahliah Debrett Barnett , known by the stage name FKA Twigs (stylised as FKA twigs), is an English singer, songwriter, record producer, director and dancer. 
FKA TWIGS
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2015 
Bjork

Björk Guðmundsdóttir  is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, producer, DJ, and actress. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on a wide range of influences and genres spanning electronic, pop, experimental, trip hop and avant/garde styles. 
BJORK
-Low Poly Portrait-
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2015 
Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul),rhythm and blues and jazz
Kanye West

Kanye Omari West  is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. 
KANYE WEST 
-Low Poly Portrait-
Type by: Mete Erdogan / _eavesdropper
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2015 

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