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Self Illustration

Discussion in 'Graphic Design Forum:' started by glenwheeler, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    Hi Guys,

    Feels like am randomly creating new threads today, just been busy and have been thinking about a few things. Anyway, I keep seeing these ads around the web where I can vector myself. Are these worth using or is it better to go to a propper vector designer? I know that Helen Williams does this type of work and is really good at it. Any sugestions please?

  2. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    I had fun playing about working on doing one myself, Inkscape seemed easier to use rather than illy tho... Don't have it anymore but yeh... I'm sure there are a few cartoonists / illustrators here who could make an awesome rendition of one
  3. Jimlad

    Jimlad Well-Known Member

    There's definitely illustrators on here who could do that for you.
  4. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    I'll get my paints!
  5. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    I'll get my order sheet....
  6. Krey20

    Krey20 Senior Member

    I'll call securicor! ;)
  7. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Who you gonna call....
  8. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    wait for it....
  9. Jimlad

    Jimlad Well-Known Member

    Ghostbusters Help Line! Your haunting is very important to us, but all of our secretaries with big glasses are currently busy. Please hold the line, and your hotel-destroying class 5 full-roaming vapour will be dealt with as soon as possible.
  10. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    That's what I thought.
  11. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    why do you need it glen? I think it depends on why? I'm alright, Ken, Typo and this new fish, are probably very good, I'm alright, Helen also seems to have the 'mad skills'.

    What is the dealio?
  12. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Mad skills...did somebody call!

    What's this about a fish....?

    If I can help you out Glen drop me a PM.
  13. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    how much do you guys charge? I just want an cartooned me. I guess you would require photos etc?
  14. allyally2k

    allyally2k Senior Member

    Ooo that's a good idea for a Christmas present! Does any one do that kind of thing?!
  15. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Caricatures or vector both can be done....very reasonable prices.
    Framed or unframed. PM for prices.

    Advert over.

    Carry on...
  16. rossnorthernunion

    rossnorthernunion Senior Member

    I don't want to sound like a broken record or stop a sale in the process -

    but - why not try it yourself first?

    If its **** - then get someone to do a 'self illustration' of you done.
  17. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    Go on give it a shot....

    don't forget to post the result the man said...if there's no didn't happen.

    or draw a picture of what you think fellow forum members look like...

    ...just for a em for the Forum Secret Santa!
  18. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    Photos are a must, how else would I make myself look like this...


    that took about an hour.
  19. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    There's a tutorial for this kind of thing here:)
  20. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    Thanks for that Scotty,

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