CGTalk > Gallery > Featured 2D
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-10-2004, 05:01 AM   #1
somewhat frequent poster
-Vormav-'s Avatar
Stephen Gustafson
AAU Student
San Francisco, USA
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,287
Send a message via AIM to -Vormav- Send a message via MSN to -Vormav-
Roxy (illustrator Vector Art), Stephen Gustafson (2D)

Title: Roxy (illustrator Vector Art)
Name: Stephen Gustafson
Country: United States
Software: Illustrator

This was my first time using illustrator. I originally started this picture, based on a photo of my friend Roxy, mostly to learn how to use the software and mess with gradiant meshes...but as I usually do, I got a little carried away with it. :)
It's a fun technique to mess around with at least once, but after the good 20-30 hours I spent on this, I don't want to see any beziar handles again for a very very long time...

I wasn't going for complete realism, especially since I couldn't figure out a good way to do highlights in the hair, or other fine details. But I still wanted to make it fairly detailed while restricting myself to only using Illustrator.
Any c&c is welcome (as well as suggestions on how to do hair highlights for future images, perhaps?), keeping in mind that this was intended to be created solely in illustrator.

Oh, and here's a wire image.
Old 10-12-2004, 03:46 AM   #2
Character Modeller
SpaceTik's Avatar
Jojin Kang
Graphic Artist/Designer/Illustrator
Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd
Sydney, Australia
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 519
Hey man, nice first effort! try making simpler shapes when your using the mesh or even random shapes with areas of light and shade. You picked the hardest thing to draw for your first attempt. Try something like a flower petals like in the tutorial and work your skills up.

You can always add highlights on top.
Old 01-19-2006, 01:00 PM   #3
CGTalk Moderation
CGTalk Forum Leader
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,478
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.