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  • vectoranvil
    Reply to Seeking critique for some of my artworks
    vectoranvil
    Thank you.

    Elmore: I agree about the draftmanship, the more I go outside tracing a photo 1:1 the more it shows. Will work on the hands.
    PanToshi: Perhaps I should go to some other...
    Today, 04:05 AM
  • B
    Reply to Seeking critique for some of my artworks
    B
    I like them. You're better at these sorts of illustrations that I've ever been.
    Today, 02:57 AM
  • Elmore
    Reply to Seeking critique for some of my artworks
    Elmore
    Very impressive. However, when I look closely,
    1st post - Undina
    3 - (Hearing) Color
    reveal some weak draftsmanship, particularly in the hands....
    Today, 02:49 AM
  • Kayekaye
    Reply to LOGO FEEDBACK
    Kayekaye
    Yes the two words did turn out nice, aside from the l and s not touching and the F not being entirely readable at first glance. The rest of it has a lot of concerns....
    Today, 01:48 AM
  • PanToshi
    Reply to Seeking critique for some of my artworks
    PanToshi
    Neat stuff, but not graphic design per se, more digital art which is more subjective and thus hard to critique. I like your line work pieces much more than the vector polygon one - the Japanese-esque...
    Yesterday, 11:40 PM

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    Do you usually design them yourself, or use a set of custom ones instead ? If you do make them yourself, what's your software of choice in doing so ?
    We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

  • #2
    Illustrator. Learn to use the pen tool.
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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    • #3
      Originally posted by budafist View Post
      Learn to use the pen tool.
      I'm already on it, but it can be a real pain sometimes. Hopefully I'll get the hang of it soon. How come isn't the polygonal lasso tool included in Illustrator CS 5 ?
      We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

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      • #4
        Create one. Use again.
        Create a stroke/brush you can use as a swirl, draw line/shape with pen tool and use stroke (like a thin triangle).

        I think I posted an outline view of one of my Ivy projects a few years back on here…in Crit Pit, maybe. Will try to look for it.

        not sure if that is what you meant. I drew some from scratch, many are repeats and some are repeats and swap with other bit and pieces. A few pieces are shapes I found free but there is so much overlaps.
        Create shapes to reuse.
        some Fonts have shapes like these.
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          http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/fo...ad.php?t=35713
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          • #6
            Another member had posted this tutorial on how to make some of these shapes:

            http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/fo...light=flourish
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            • #7
              Originally posted by BJMRGTIVR6 View Post
              not sure if that is what you meant. I drew some from scratch, many are repeats and some are repeats and swap with other bit and pieces. A few pieces are shapes I found free but there is so much overlaps.
              Create shapes to reuse.
              some Fonts have shapes like these.
              Yeap, that's what I meant. Yours are really nice.


              Originally posted by Virgo Nightingale View Post
              Another member had posted this tutorial on how to make some of these shapes:

              http://www.graphicdesignforum.com/fo...light=flourish
              Thanks for posting the link, Virgo. I've been playing around in Illustrator and I Know one thing. Spiral tool is your friend!
              We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

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              • #8
                Thanks for posting those links. Personally, my swilrs and such leave a bit to be desired, to something else to play with is very cool.
                "Go ahead, make your logos in PS. We charge extra money to redraw your logo into vector art so it can be printed on promotional product. Cha CHING! " - CCericola

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                • #9
                  I personally avoid them completely like the cliche-laden graphic solution that they have become.

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