Fox_by_nicholas_hendrickx

16 Responses

  1. Nicholas Hendrickx Nicholas Hendrickx

    Just finished this little drawing.

    Still struggling with textures. Do you guys apply textures in Photoshop or straight in Illustrator? I found that live traced textures in Illustrator don't look that organic, certainly not when printed.

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    over 1 year ago

  2. Ryan Marshall Ryan Marshall

    I've never tried textures in Illustrator although that is my weapon of choice over Photoshop for illustration. I have been doing my illustrating in Illustrator and then adding the texture in Photoshop. Nice Fox illo though. Great depth of color:)

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    over 1 year ago

  3. Christopher P. Cacho Christopher P. Cacho

    I sometimes use Illustrator and Photoshop to add texture, but more in PS. The textures I apply in Illustrator print out fine for what I do.

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    over 1 year ago

  4. OtherPeter OtherPeter

    hipster fox! :)

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    over 1 year ago

  5. Nicholas Hendrickx Nicholas Hendrickx

    Thanks for the feedback guys

    @Ryan Marshall That's how I did it for this illustration as well. I drew the guy in Illustrator and applied textures in Photoshop. It seems to work fine, but somehow it feels like I'm doing something wrong using two programs instead of one...?

    @Christopher P. Cacho I had some mixed feelings when I printed a birth card with 'grungy edges' made in Illustrator. These were live traced edges and the transition between them and the background colour turned out very harsh. Do you live trace your textures in Illustrator? Or do you just import them and use them as bitmap textures?

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    over 1 year ago

  6. Christopher P. Cacho Christopher P. Cacho

    @Nicholas Hendrickx — I live trace the textures. The results seem to look better using a high quality source. The benefit I see in live trace textures is being able to scale them. All in all, I think adding textures in Ps will look better.

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    over 1 year ago

  7. Nicholas Hendrickx Nicholas Hendrickx

    Black and white live trace, right? I did that in the past — http://dribbble.com/shots/195345-Shading-Test — and I think I'm going to do it again in the future. It has a different style I think. Thanks for your input!

    over 1 year ago

  8. Brendon Avalos Brendon Avalos

    thats my lil friend

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    over 1 year ago

  9. Monster Riot Monster Riot

    Love the colours in this!

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    over 1 year ago

  10. Dana Shimoni Dana Shimoni

    he's loveable!

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    over 1 year ago

  11. Nicholas Hendrickx Nicholas Hendrickx

    Thanks! :)

    over 1 year ago

  12. Dave Coleman Dave Coleman

    Nick, loving your work man! It's so charming and quaint :)

    over 1 year ago

  13. Nicholas Hendrickx Nicholas Hendrickx

    Thank you so much @Dave Coleman! That's nice to hear :)

    over 1 year ago

  14. Chris De La Fuente Chris De La Fuente

    This conversation about textures and which program to use definitely helped me out, thanks everyone who added input. I always felt like there was something wrong with my workflow trying to do textures in PS, but now I know I am not alone

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    about 1 year ago

  15. Brown Owl Creative Brown Owl Creative

    I agree with the comments about adding textures in PS, good to know I am not alone - love the fox.

    about 1 year ago

  16. Michael Dolejš Michael Dolejš

    What a nice fox! :)

    11 months ago

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