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Copenhagen mermaid by Flrmprtrix Copenhagen mermaid by Flrmprtrix
Not having any idea of what vector art is, or how to do it properly, i decided to give it a try.

now that i've investigated a bit, given that most of the vector art i've come across is incredibly smooth and clean, and this is an incredibly haphazard, sloppy sketch at best, i'm pretty sure i did it wrong.

i'm also assuming that a digital doodle of a bronze sculpture of a nude requires no maturity filter.

Update/edit: so, I'm now totally confused by the standards for "mature" content many people seem to have. Given that this is a based on a publicly displayed statue in Denmark inspired by a ballet that is in turn based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermiad," I really feel like this is not on a level with life-study nudes.
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bear48 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Professional
you do very nice work
SeafoamGlassMermaid Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very pretty and sleek! I think that I have been to Copenhagen...
outsidelogic Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, you may have done it "wrong" (although I don't know, never having played with vectors), but it came out very right. It's a beautiful rendering of a beautiful statue. Are you getting feedback that it requires a maturity filter? That's ridiculous...
Flrmprtrix Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist
Thanks for commenting, and for adding me to your watchlist! I haven't played aroun with vector art since, though I hope to attempt a smoother piece next time.

And about the 'stache--that's only because I can't grow one of my own for the month of November.

Love your Macbeth witches, btw!
outsidelogic Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, my daughter just told me about No-Shave-November, but now it's too late. My wife was saying I looked like a mad scientist, and my mother's coming for Thanksgiving, and I just had to...oh well. I didn't know. Next year... :)
Avalaa Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
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bettylane Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012
I do see some vector art on here that makes use of "squiglly" lines rather than clean ones, so I don't think it's a hard-and-fast rule .. but I also know next to nothing about creating vector art! I can't believe you do all of this stuff on an ipad!! :head explodes:
Sinlinus Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
The majority of vector art may be very smooth and clean, but this has a lovely, earthy feel to it. I don't think you did anything wrong at all. It looks...touchable, in a way. I love it.
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