Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Pecs and Tattoo

Reworked the original "Pecs" pencil drawing.

Also tried a new way to get cleaner, smoother lines which basically involves inking the drawing, scanning it, tracing it as vectors in Illustrator and coloring it in Photoshop.

Tedious process but the result is pleasing.


It would be suitable for some applications but I find it a little little "soul-less". Hope you like...

5 comments:

JC said...

Yeah, turning line-art into vectors is ridiculously hard. I used to be really stressed that my line-ar wasnt so smooth. Then when I realized what a hassle it was to try and do it in Illustrator, I got over it REAL quick-- haha.

This characters i pretty hot. I love his tatt. Nice pecs, too.

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bastian said...

That's really nice - a very hot guy, and with some personality coming through, too.

It's good to have all these different techniques at your disposal... I've basically given up trying to draw in Illustrator - I use it a lot for background work and setting up panels, but I'm so used to drawing in Photoshop now that my brain just fries trying to switch. I don't think I'm personally wired for the deliberate, slow AI work - I draw fast and sloppy and erase a lot.

But now you've got me thinking about inking in AI again, dammit... ;)

Rudy said...

Yep! I am also thinking of giving up on getting that smooth inked look. At least until I learn how the professionals do it...

Anonymous said...

Very cool...