My name is Kjell Bunjes and I'm currently living in Germany. I am interested in 2D Game Art and also Coding. This profile has been in use since Winter 2009 and grown ever since. I appreciate the interest that the ModDB community has shown up to here and I hope to inspire even more people out there. You can get notifications about my updates, if you click on the track-button on the right-hand side. Whenever you have a question, don't hesitate to write me a private message, I usually respond within 10 hours (except for weekends). At last, I hope that everyone has a great time and enjoys what he or she is currently doing in life.

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Pepper Vector Graphic
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Admiral_Skeybar Nov 6 2012 says:

Looks pretty good. Did you really paint all of it? Or was it simply a matter of converting the photograph?

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iQew Nov 9 2012 replied:

It's not really painting, because it's a vector graphic and not a pixel digital painting. The process is similar to constructing a 3D grid and then telling the program what colors you'd like to have where. But, since Adobe Illustrator is a 2D program, you'll have to understand the form and build the perspectively correkt grid on top of the photo and setting crucial color points, so to say.

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Admiral_Skeybar Nov 9 2012 replied:

Ah I see. And what can this be used for? for example?

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iQew Nov 10 2012 replied:

Pretty much what any vector graphic can be used for. This pepper could be printed on a 1x1 inch piece of paper and would be high quality and it could be printed on 500x500 feet piece of paper and it would be high quality. It never loses any quality by resizing it, the edges are always going to be 100% sharp. That's why vector graphics are ideal material for print. Logos are usually vector graphics, as you can use them on websites and you won't have to change a single thing and print it on enourmous sizes, aswell.

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SinisterExaggerator Nov 7 2012 says:

Looks like he painted all of it to me and used a few layers or so of shading on top. It does look preety good nicely shaded on the body of the pepper it almost looks like a photo nice work.

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Starkiller2356 Nov 15 2012 says:

This is incredible! It is almost lifelike!

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Another homework. First exercise with Adobe Illustrator this time. I might add some water drops to it later. Task was to create a vector graphic from a photo :)

Caused a lot of frustration at the beginning, because there was a problem with the grid for the vector and as I'm totally new to the program, I didn't know how to solve it. But, after 5 or 6 tries, I cheated my way around it and got to a quite good result, I think.

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