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JCB Vector by AngstromAlliance JCB Vector by AngstromAlliance
A friend suggested I try rendering something mechanical rather than the usual fleshy delights... so i did. Full vector created in Illustrator CS5, predominantly using the mesh tool, but with more gradient fills than usual on things such as the wheel hubs. The type tool was also back in business with this piece as well as use of clipping masks on the front forks mechanism. The colour scheme fits nicely with my previous Hines Ward piece, so it'll probably be a DeWalt drill or a swarm of bees next...
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pam818 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Beautiful job AngstromAlliance. I will be so glad when I am at the point where some of you guys are on this vectorizing. Awesome.

Pam
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AngstromAlliance Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks Pam. It can be a lengthy process, but the more you practice, the better you will get.
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Ludo38 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Professional General Artist
Extremely impressive for a vector! Is it based on a photo ?
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AngstromAlliance Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yes it is, I was looking for something mechanical to vectorize, and the colours and form just jumped out at me.
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whendt Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Student General Artist
This very cool. Never thought of doing some heavy machinery for a mesh. But I love it!!!
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AngstromAlliance Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanx. I've seen some great renderings of sports and muscle cars, just thought I'd try something a bit different :D
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whendt Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Yeah I have done some cool cars but none as detail as this man. Great job!
Your very welcome
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islam-dz Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Nice Pict 8-)
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AngstromAlliance Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you approve.
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Justa-Watcher49 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012
Although the ladies are lovely, this is a fantastic vector!
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