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My First Vector Lineart GAARA by l3xxybaby My First Vector Lineart GAARA by l3xxybaby
My first Vector-ed Lineart!!!!!
I know its got jaggies, but i thought its not bad for my first attempt :)

But it so had to be Gaara in shippuuden!! :D

Sorry bout the small size, forgot to blow it up :(

Anyone who wishes to color this is more than welcome to!! :D
Hope ya all likes!

Lex.

Gaara © Masashi Kishimoto
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Ariel-D Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Nicely done! I'd like to color it. :)

Uh...could you explain vector art to me in a nutshell? ^^;
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!! and its all yours if you wish to color hehe :D

I love seeing what other ppl do with my lines hehe :)

As for vectoring lol, if i got a pound for everytime i had to explain id be rich :)
its a really confusing style of graphic painting so im not really suprised noone knows realy :)

right here we go with the explanation:

This is taken from Wiki:
Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygon(s), which are all based upon mathematical equations, to represent images in computer graphics.

Vector graphics formats are complementary to raster graphics, which is the representation of images as an array of pixels, as it is typically used for the representation of photographic images.[1] There are instances when working with vector tools and formats is best practice, and instances when working with raster tools and formats is best practice. There are times when both formats come together. An understanding of the advantages and limitations of each technology and the relationship between them is most likely to result in efficient and effective use of tools.


This is my run down version:
Its a method of making lineart and coloring using the pen tool in photoshop or anyother paint program.
you draw a guideline using the pen tool, then smooth out the curves in the lines or straighhten it by bending said lines.
Keep doing that until you eventually have your lineart.
Then to color, you draw a outline round the bit you want to color, choose the color and it automattically fills between the lines for ya :D

I use it to make really poo pixelated screenshots into 1080 HD size wallpapers. takes a while to draw and color out the whole pics sometimes but i think its worth it in the end :)

If you want to see a awesome vector artist, see here: :iconvampirella87: Shes probably the best in this field :)

And if you would like to try it yourself, i have a tutorial you can use to explain it better :)
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Ariel-D Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!

Interesting . . . I tried to Google an explanation, but apparently I didn't use the right search terms because it didn't bring me that Wiki article. I can't draw with a mouse to save my life; my hand shakes too much. But I might still be able to do this. I'd love to take a look at your tutorial. :)
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well this should help on explanation hehe.
the following link is a topic on deviantart about what vectoring is.

[link]

as for the tutorial, its a photoshop one is that ok?

if not, i'll see if i can find you one for a program you have :)

anywhoo heres the photoshop vector tutorial: [link]

Hope that helps :D
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Ariel-D Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry for the delayed reply! ^^; Yes, a tutorial for Photoshop should be fine. I used to have Photoshop CS (until that computer died), and now I have PS Elements 6. So between the knowledge I have of the two of them, I should be able to use/figure out most Photoshop tutorials.

Thank you! :D
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fantastic :)

well if you have any problems, give me a message/note and i'll help anyway i can :)
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Ariel-D Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! I finally colored the lineart. :) I decided to make a new avatar from it! [link]
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i saw it!! looks fantastic :D and im so honored you thought it was good enough for a avatar :D :hug:
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Erulastiel Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hmmmm, so it ok if i try a shot at coloring this, right?
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
by all means go for it!! :D

I love seeing what ppl do with my lines hehe :D
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Erulastiel Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
alrighty~!
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Morgan-chan Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cool. I can't figure out how to vector!

Gaara is awesome.
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
do you want a tutorial on how to? its really easy but you need photoshop..
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Morgan-chan Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Meh, that's okay, I'm good with free hand for right now. Thanks.
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Dragoon-girl Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Student Digital Artist
oww....is nice!!!
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thankies so much!! :D

Btw was that a gaara of the funk quote i saw there lolz :D
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duboisken Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
looks nice ^^
could collor it up if you like. just let me know and i'll give it a shot.
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sounds fantastic :D

i would love to see your version friend :D
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duboisken Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
working on it ;)
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fantastic!! cant wait to see it :D
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duboisken Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
just uploaded a colored version. its not amazing, but I'll keep working on it.
link
thanks for letting me use the pic :)
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks fantastic my friend :D

your welcome to try coloring on any of my lines whenever you want :)
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Kasumi-Masamune Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
Awww he's cuuute <3
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hehe yup the sand boy is rather smexy :D
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Kasumi-Masamune Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
I know 8DDDD :heart:
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XenonCalamari Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
Yeah, what he said!
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*nods and agrees* Im with them!!!

*points*

:D
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malroonee Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
like the angle on this one..and very smooth lineart i must say;)
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankies, is my first time doing a completely photoshop vectored lineart hehe..

usually draw everything but wanted to see what vectoring was about lolz
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malroonee Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
Well iss great! keep vectorin' big bro :icongwomp:
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yays!!! i will do bro! :D
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Tomoko-Tottori Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
holy frick he looks so hot X3 this is awesome!
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thankies my dear!!! :D Glad u likes hehe :D

and yes gaara is the smex!! :D
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Tomoko-Tottori Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
XD yush!
Gaara = pure smex. lol
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this-is-an-outrage Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Student General Artist
oooh very good! i dont get vectors at all O_o i may try to colour this for practise if i ever feel like it ^.^
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!!! i didn't get vectors at all either lolz but i found a really easy to follow tutorial and tbh, its a piece of cake when you get it hehe :D

and i would love to see a color version if you posted it hehe :D
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this-is-an-outrage Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Student General Artist
yeah, i'll try next time i have some time ^^
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yays!! :D
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Miyuki-Kimatora Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
i luv it. it is really good
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l3xxybaby Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankies lil sis!!!!! :D :iconspazhugplz:

glad u likies hehe :D
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Miyuki-Kimatora Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
don't mention it
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