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IF : Dip

Posted on Friday, April 2nd, 2010 under Life Sketches | 2 comments

IF : Dip

Here is my entry for this week's Illustration Friday theme of "dip" ... it goes out to my wife, Jodie, who is convinced the time is right for swimming, sun-ing and in general heading to the beach. I say it's still spring.

This is all vector, mixing some Brush strokes, the Blob Brush, the new (but still lame) in-line Gradient tool and a tad bit of Illustrator's Raster Effects thrown in for fun.

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fun perspective & perfect for prompt


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love the colors, the perspective and design! Excellent!


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