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WhiteRoom by summer

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Pheew... I started out with a reference picture (of a playboy model, I might add) and wanted to see how close I could get to the original. In Illustrator... It was quite entertaining doing the basic vectors but quickly became a b*tch as it grew in complexity. The grid looks like something from a 3D viewport

So, even though there still are a couple of things I'm not happy with, I say "NO MORE of this sh*t" ... It feels like typed in each RGB for every single pixel in this picture...

Now please enjoy

UPDATE 4/6/2002


WOW... Thanks a bunch for all the nice comments! It is really appreciated! Since I got this overwhelming positive response I thought I’d slap a page up showing some screenshots from Illustrator.

This isn’t a tutorial, though I did write some text for each image. Check it out here: [link]

And thanks again

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myadlan Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009
good job dude.. love it and fav it!
dtmsnoopy Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008
Wow! All this is done in Illustrator? Compared to this, I am a complete Illustrator amateur! I don't even have the faintest idea how to accomplish anything even remotely like this!

Hats off to you!
s3nbonzakura Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008
those pair are great...uhhmm..the shoes I mean..
DavidKong Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2006
Nice one
gmesh Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2005
Great control there boss :)
themobius Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2005
Very cool!
IvanL Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2005
everything except the body looks pretty much real.. the feet especially look amzing, i dont know how you did this in illustrator but great job!! :D
j3concepts Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2005
"Girls on Film" by Duran Duran. :D
shakealicious Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005
wow, amazing!
pandora9kry Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005
Whoa! Until I checked it out at full view I thought it was just a model that had been airbrushed to creepiness. GREAT JOB! Especially on the boobs.
InfamousRenie Featured By Owner May 19, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Man, you kick ass at gradient mesh... you are the gradient mesh Yoda :worship:
NeoFreakTarma Featured By Owner May 3, 2005
Damn man, you are incredible with Illustrator... I hate to bug you, but would you be able to offer me some help over AIM or MSN? You are the man!
NeoFreakTarma Featured By Owner May 3, 2005
Damn man, you are incredible with Illustrator... I hate to bug you, but would you be able to offer me some help over AIM or MSN? You are the man!
StJoan Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2005  Hobbyist Writer
very realistic, i love how smooth you got this...amazing really. and very sexy
The-Real-Roach Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2004   Digital Artist
The body is awsome man , you used the gradientmesh tool so well...............The only thing I dont like is the hair.
summer Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2004
hey thanx .. much appreciated! well i agree on the hair, but i just didn't have the time or the patience :dygel:
The-Real-Roach Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2004   Digital Artist
well yeah sometimes I spose It gets like that but , you can always go back later on and do it.
hewi Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2004
well its the finest work of human illustration Iīve ever seen on deviant. Wish I could reach that skills ! Congratulation !

summer Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2004
thanks for comment... and really - there is no reason why you you couldn't do this... i had almost no experience with illustrator before doing this... i made the ladybug just to see how gradient meshes work. =) happy illustrating!
kaiack Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2004  Professional General Artist
WOW!!!! Very very nice work! :thumbsup:
ZeroInspiration Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2004
Wow thats both hot and amazing, this is quality work.
RasheezyC Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2004
You did an awesome job! It looks great! Well done! It's a shame you have to put up screen shots of the whole process. People can be quite ignorant at times.
summer Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2004
thanx for the comment!

well, I still get hatemail from people who think I faked it even though I posted a quick walktrough. I tr not to get affected, but there is a slight irritiation now and then.

very nice gallery you have btw!
RasheezyC Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2004
I can't believe well, what can you do about it? Well, I think it's awesome and I can see you put a lot of work into it......gradient meshes frighten :giggle:
kagemusha123 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
It is unfugingbelievable.!

My only crit is the nose.
starheart Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2004
this is cool.. the hair's the only part thats not as good as everything else. just being honest.
louman Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2004
wow that just goes to show how powerful illustrator can be, amazing shading detail
Coldone Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2004  Professional General Artist
Good job, man, I tried the gradient mesh tool recently, and I completely understand what you're saying. Wanted to shoot myself at some point...:D
GabrielElArgentino Featured By Owner May 27, 2004
oh cīmon you really THINK WEīRE THAT STUPID? Illustrator my ass...get real mate...fucking PS filter and some bluring stuff (thatīs the only thing well done here) can do the trick. Really "awsome boy" get the fuck real! donīt lie to us, itīs a shame you did this...there are really good vector art around here, have a LITTLE RESPECT MAN!. Watching your gallery Iīve found some other bullshit...another one of your lies, you said that you vector the two girls in some party...PFFF GOOD LORD HAVE MERCY ON YOUR STUPIDITY!! ANOTHER PHOTOSHOP FILTER!! please, reconsider my friend...maybe you have talent, but do yourself a favor..DONīT LIE AGAIN. thank you and forgive me if Iīm pissed oFF...cause I really am.
phaze05 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2004  Professional General Artist
i know exactly how hard this must have been.

chrissyd Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2004  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Goly Gosh thats bloody fantastic...cor blimey Guv'na...i wish i had the patience for Vector Art...

God Save The Queen :D
zack7389 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2004
thats so awsome
mevvem Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2004
Its nice, but im sorry to say that i don't like gradients as skin...
zeroprophecy Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2004
wow,that is amazing for a vector . great job.
0viking0 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2004
WOW amazing vector work. Everything is OK, only hair needs some additional work. Still... great work
dragonfli Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2004
wow! that is kick ass! i wish i could do stuff like that but i get pissed too fast lol reminds me of this lady who does kick ass realistic vectors : [link]
elquin96 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2004
u sure it isnt a photo? very nice..
vincepx Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2004   Interface Designer
hmmm i remember gasping for air when i last saw this dev... and i thought that i had commented?! well i'm commenting now; dude this rocks beyond belief... i tried the mesh tool a day ago, god damn it's not easy. the chest and legs are the best part, honest - if you look at just those parts you can't even tell it's a vec. good job my friend
Sen-Sey Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2003
Amazing man! Awsome work!
falanga Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2003
Holy cow ! Amazing work man !
vincepx Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2003   Interface Designer
your fucking crazy... I didn't even know there was a gradient mesh in illustrator... :( I salute you! if i had a thousand dollars, i'd give it to you
summer Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2003
hehe, that's ok. i can wait =)

kharas Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Best blending work I have ever seen in a vector, this is absolutely brilliant! TEAACH MEEEEE!@
SaintMaxz Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2003
wow! amazing! you're patient.. ;)
keep the arts flowing!

peace. rock on!
you are what you do..
i-steal-kegs Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2003
I am sorry... i just do not believe it is all vector... INCREDIBLE!!! +FAV DEFINATLY!
visuali Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2003
OMG! At first i thought this was Photograph, but then i viewed and realized that is was the best vector
art piece ive ever seen. :+fav: for sure.
AzZWiPe Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2003
Wow! It's mindblowing!
vector-porn Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2003
man you totally made this a excellent vector.I wish I was good at the mash tool. I'm definitely watching you.
aniline Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2003   Interface Designer
I see you master the mesh tool, damn it's hard work! I've just strated working with it...
I think you should remake the hair thou.
it looks kind of sketchy

great work anyway
gavinwm Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2003
thats so awesome I have no words.... :+fav:
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