2D Artwork: Custom Kreon chest decals

Discussion in 'Transformers Fan Art' started by Ranger Silver 6, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. Ranger Silver 6

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    my first attempt at creating chest decals for custom kreons, first attempt so not that good. Hopefully will improve
    Earth mode Blurr
    WFC Optimus Prime
    Hot Rod

    just the 3 I chose to start with, no real reasoning behind it. First attempt at anything past simple digibashes
    If anyone does choose to use these they are not sized to fit, they are larger to make it easier to work with and need to be shrunk
     

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  2. Purple Heart

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    total swag bro!
    these are great
     
  3. Saberfrost01

    Saberfrost01 元ロボ ダイユーシャ

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    these are good. O.O
     
  4. MrSoundmeister

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    ey' you take suggestions?
     
  5. Ranger Silver 6

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    of course. Though for now I'm focusing on characters that have toys since I can work with those more easily
     
  6. Ranger Silver 6

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    The FOC Combaticons. Not the best but I needed something to work on while my nephew was over. No Bruticus because it would be too similar to Onslaught. If someone would be willing to clean these up a bit please do would love to see it
     

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  7. WuLongTi

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    clean these up w/ some tasty vector lines and you'll have some pretty awesome stuff mate :D 

    My buddy Tresob over on seibertron has been doing some experiments in this vein. He's also been doing some shapeways character vests and has started on some helmets. For whatever reason he doesn't appear to be on this forum and sticks to seibertron :/
     
  8. Ranger Silver 6

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    honestly, I've never messed with vectors. I'll look into it
     
  9. Digilaut

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    Cool idea! I agree that these will be even more awesome when you start using vector lines!
     
  10. Ranger Silver 6

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    you guys know a good software for vectors then, cause I know nothing about working with them
     
  11. WuLongTi

    WuLongTi Cyber Ninja Web Developer

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    the top of the line is, of course, Adobe Illustrator but that comes w/ the $$ you would expect from the "industry standard". It's what I was trained with back in the day and it does have a steep learning curve.

    The open source program that a lot of folks use is InkScape, I haven't looked at it in several years but it's probably the go-to program for those interested in doing vector stuff but not interested in Adobe.

    For all my vector stuff I use Flash (CS5) because I find the drawing tools to be much more intuitive. It uses the same drawing engine as Freehand (now discontinued, thanks Adobe.. :mad ) but you might be able to hunt down a copy of that somewhere.. they list it on the Adobe site and still want $400 for it... screw that!
     
  12. Ranger Silver 6

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    I still have the program disk my pc came with that had photoshop on it, I should check if that has a version of illustrator on it. Thanks
     
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    Woop!! Amazing, this is soooooo good!!!
     
  14. Ranger Silver 6

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    well I honestly gave it my best shot at adding vectors to them. But I couldn't make it look good,bit outside my skillset for now. So I will stick with what I know for the time being

    and now something cool from antapp, who used one of my decals in his customs http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/756345-custom-kreons-new-batch.html

    and something interesting, these stickers were made for larger bots...quite large soI suggest grabbing WuLongTi's(I want a drink after saying that) Bruiser set http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-fan-art/688901-kreon-upgrade-kit-shapeways-14.html (of course they still work just fine on regular kreons)
    Primus and Unicron
     

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    These are pretty neat mate! :) 

    Are you thinking of doing chest decals of the TFP cast?
     
  16. Ranger Silver 6

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    not all of them, ones like Arcee just won't work
    and here's one I forgot to upload earlier, Perceptor
     

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    I tried to get these resized, but the size antapp sent me wasn't changed. so the problem is either on my end or the wrong file was sent. So it is still slightly DIY

    that said, this was the first one I actually thought up. Omega supreme G1, Energon, and Energon Headmaster
     

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    Thanks for the plug man! I'll let you in on a little secret... my handle is a kung-fu parody name based on Oolong Tea so you were right on the money ;) 

    These designs are right on time for my latest release eh? :D 
     
  19. Ranger Silver 6

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    wanted to do something a bit easy before doing the Prime designs so,
    Masterforce Overlord
     

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  20. Ranger Silver 6

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    I got bored so I made a set of decals for something that would be completely impossible. So a full season 1 MMPR Ranger set
     

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