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Ladislas Chachignot

Designer / Illustrator / France

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Batman's brother

Batman's brother vector Animal

Bonjour à tous, my name is Ladislas, i'm a "FFID" ( means French Freelance Illustrator and designer)

Living near Marseille. I love illustrations made of "vectors" in illustrator.

I really liked the new skillshare class about designing an animal with geometric shapes, so i decided i wanted to watch it and try to make my own version of it.

I've chosen the "bat" cause i think the shapes of it are very interesting, they're not "evil" animals as some people may think, i would say that there cousin Batman is a remarquable example of this.

Here's my tribute to them and my process, hope you will like it.

INFLUENCES:

What a great animal, with cool and unusual shapes. Bat was definitely a choice that i wanted to pick up for this illustration with geometric shapes.

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The ears, mouth, nose , a lot of weird and interesting stuff over here i think.

SKETCHES:

The goal was to design something that looks like a bat using mostly circles, ellipses and simple shapes.

i like details a lot so i wanted to challenge myself and create something detailled , i didn't thought too much on how to create this in illustrator after ( i made me have some few cold sweat when i worked on illustrator after that !)

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Basic shapes of the bat, trying to see how it could be made od circles and lines 

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Final sketch of the bat.

ILLUSTRATOR PROCESS :

After this sketch i had a good idea in my mind of what it could looks like. It was time to try to create this using shapes like circle ellipses....

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Following the tips of DKNG i've tried to use shapes, cirlces, circles , ellipses. When i arrived to this i thought i would be tricky to turn this into shapes and colors and guess what ? IT WAS ! :D i banged my head multiple times at the beginning i got lost into colors and shapes... After a period of getting "lost in the dark", i caught back to right track picked some colors that were interesting to me, added some details progressively after getting the big shapes.

I started the artwork with the nose , then the mouth and the eyes and then adding shapes outside of these areas. I added gradient cause i like to put some in my work often, it helped me to separate shapes and keep contrast. And finally i've added a texture on the shape.

Here's the final result, i've used 4 colors to do it :

VECTOR ILLUSTRATION :

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That's it, if you have any advices , comment and tips , i'm always open to read them. Hope you liked it.

If you want to see more of my work ( i do digital paintings and portraits ) you can watch my behance page here:

https://www.behance.net/ladislas

I'm also on instagram: @ladislas_c

And i've just created my Artist page on facebook so join me here too: 

https://www.facebook.com/ladislasdesign

THANKS A LOT FOR WATCHING MY PROJECT !

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