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First time newbie on vector needs critique

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generacionx
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Posted Sun Aug 28, 2005 11:28PM
Is there a way that I can show my first vector to everyone or someone that could critique my first vector and could tell me what I did wrong?

cheers
maimai
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Posted Sun Aug 28, 2005 11:56PM
Can you save it as a jpg maybe and save it to a server (website) then post the URL here. Not ideal but probably the simplest.
closed373788
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Posted Mon Aug 29, 2005 12:40AM
Site mail me and you can send me the file if you'd like. I'd be happy to take a gander.
PINNERZdotCOMCLOSEDB
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Posted Mon Aug 29, 2005 11:42AM
Ok ... lets start with your strokes.

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see the green box? that is a line you made now see the red circle that means you fill color is on. It has to be off when you have 2 points that is not connected. there are a bunch like this so check them all.

here is a what it should look like.

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now you also have loops here is a sample

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now your wondering why all you see is lines well that because i have your image in outline mode. to do this goto View > outlines. You should do this with all your work when your done to make sure that you dont have any problems like loops. Loops are when 2 paths cross over like the above example.

once you fix all the filled strokes and the loops you should be good to upload again.

However. your vector is real ruff. you have a lot of pints sticking out of your work.

Here is an example:

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try to remember that if some one buys one of your vectors it reflects all your work. If they find 1 sloppy vector they may assume all your work will bethe same. so take your time and look over everything. Istock isn't going anywhere.

And remember we are here to help so ask ask ask.

Good luck

(Edited on 2005-08-29 11:50:38 by ConcreteDonkey)
generacionx
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Posted Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:53AM
thank you very much for your imput ConcreteDonkey you have helped me a lot.

Cheers again

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