Tracing and Coloring a Real-life Image
This image is a blue monochromatic illustration of the 1998 Porsche Boxster S engine. The illustration was created in Photoshop using a Cintiq tablet.
I started with this base image:
The base for my illustration was the 1998 Porsche Boxster S engine.
Introduction to Vectors
I only used a few shades of grey, afterwards converting them to shades of blue. Using Photoshop’s layers, I was able to paint each shade independently over or under one another.
This was an introduction to vector based illustration styles, with my next illustration being the yellow haired man:
A vector-based illustration of a yellow-haired man.