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Community Project: Vectortuts+ Character Jam, Round 2

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Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be showcasing Round 2 of the Vectortuts+ Custom Character Project. If you missed out this time, hurry, there's one week left to be part of it! Find out how to get involved, at the jump.

Character Showcase, Round 2

We have selected 25 designs from our Facebook Fan Pictures to showcase in Round 2 of the Character Jam, thank you to everyone who contributed artwork, the response to has been amazing. We have had so many great designs added to our Facebook Group, and encourage you to check it out here.

The designs are posted in no particular order, but we thought it would be fun to kick things off with a Little Fox with a whole lot of attitude. Great work everyone, round 2 has been massive!

Hurry, One More Week to Go!

Let's see if we can keep this little project going for one more week! Get your entries in before Sunday 14th of August 2011for a chance to be in Showcase 3! More information on how to participate is at the end of this post.

Mirjami Manninen
"Hi! Here's my character for the Jam, a Little Fox with big attitude...though I'm not sure if he is the sharpest pencil in the box... ;)
I'm a Finnish illustrator living in Spain, you can check my stuff in mirkku.com"

"Junglist Ninja - kloudhandz.deviantart.com"

"Hi my name is Doaly I'm a web design but i also love to illustrate, You can see more of my work at doaly.co.uk"

Elliott Mowle
"It's not a character jam with out a stormtrooper! "

Daniel Paz.
"My Viva la Vinotinto character, very excited to participate in this community project. check out my DA Gallery"

Tanita Makena
"My name is Tanita Makena, I'm a Multimedia student in Denmark. This is my Robot Girl...she/it comes with a USB charger, PRETENDS to like Aerosmith (because robots don't really listen to music) and is very moody and hart to impress! "

Buster Campbell
"bit of a random mish mash of a robot/ogre/rabbit. :)"

"Hi my name is Yaio, i'm from Italy .......he is "Mr Fresh" and is inspired by my obsession with brushing your teeth"

"Hot Mocha Monkey!"

Stefan Egberink
"Designer Stefan Egberink, from the Netherlands, character Megaman"

"This is Sewed Illustrator.
I'm from Israel, I am a graphic designer. I love the Vectortuts Web site I learned a lot from you vectortuts ... Huge thanks.
My inspiration was the clothing of children and babies (clothes jeans)"

Daniel Reeve
"I got straight to work on my favorite Marvel Hero –Iron Man. Suited up and ready for Action! DJRDesigns.co.uk"

Laura Ramponi
"My character is little bit angry because he wanted a banana/chocolate ice cream instead of a pistachio/chocolate. I think he's gonna kill the ice-cream man. Or eat him ( don't know yet !)."

Buster Campbell
"Here is my Coldstream Guard, ever present at Buckingham Palace, never flinching, even when he gets an itch!"

"I'm from Guatemala City, I'm a graphic designer student and this grungy little character and his rubber chicken are my creation, hope u like :)"

Hi my name is Daniil I'm a newbie designer, i love illustrate and vector graphic!
From Russia with love! My website"

Pie Pewee Phillips
"This is Falatuagaga.
One of the last remaining Tiki warriors of old.
He lost his arms in a fight with a Tibetan Monk Goat Herder.
Falatuagaga hates cats, Marmite and ice.
Loves cheese spread, astrology and unicycling."

Conrado Barrera
"Here's my character Death."

Ardi Delon
"I'm a newcomer designer from Makassar, Indonesia, here is my character. The cyber swordsman Jian Se (meaning Four Sword, or Death Sword), a highly skilled cyber swordsman who is equipped with four swords that makes him very deadly. Two long swords attached on his back and two shorter swords attached on his waist. His famous technique is “Dancing Swords” that use one to three swords to attack his enemy with stabbing strike. His ultimate technique is “Thousand Slash” that uses one sword followed by two, three, and the last four swords to unleash deadly and highly fast slashes to end his enemy. Do not try to challenge him if you don’t want to be slashed. Check out my site at ardi99.blogspot.com"

Ryan Abney
"I'm from Adwork Design and here my entries, the character is based from our mascot, Hope you like it adworkdesign.com"

Ryan Wallis
"Bumblebee, my favorite Transformer.
Ryan Wallis here, a web designer / illustrator currently working @ PenQuin Int. in South Africa. You can see some of my other stuff here: willybombilly.com"

JS Daniel Creations
"My character is an astronaut. I'm a self taught illustrator. You can see more of my work at.jsdaniel.com"

Rori Johnson Rivas
"This is Angmon, a half Angel and a half demon. He guides every vector artist creating wonderful illustration. His specialty is Erasing unwanted strokes and color mistakes by eating them with his big mouth. Since he is half complete, he sometimes get into trouble by deleting lines, strokes and fills unconsciously and eventually messes the whole piece of art. But above all that, Angmon is a gentle and loving companion who always look after the better inspiration of the artist. wix.com/roripuff"

Dean Conover
"I work as a Multimedia Specialist and over the past year I have really taken an interest in producing illustrations. I usually work with mechanical elements (i.e. cars, engines, etc.). This looked like fun, so I took a shot at it. Check out my portfolio at dezignconceptz.com."

Angela Novelli
"Rob-ops! 2.0"

Design a Custom Vectortuts+ Custom Character!

All you need to do for this project is download the design template and customize the Vectortuts+ Robot Character in any style and theme that takes your fancy. Add your work to the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group and show us what you think a custom Vectortuts+ character would look like. We will showcase a selection of the entries on our blog.

We can't wait to see what you come up with!

How to Get Involved!

Would you like to participate in the Vectortuts+ Custom Character Project? It's easy, all you need to do is Download the Template, join the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group and get creative!

Vector Tuts+ Monkey King by Sean Kelly

How to Make a Vectortuts+ Custom Character:

  1. Download the Design Template
  2. Draw your image onto the template, you can be as creative as you like, feel free to alter any or all of the illustration. We want to see creative and fun projects so go crazy!
  3. Upload your design to the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group with a short description of the design and what kind of character it is.


  • Artwork can be any style or theme as long as it's vector and 100% your own work.
  • You don't have to spend hours and hours on your piece, the project's aim is to be fun, fast and individual.
  • You may submit more than one design
  • When you publish your work on Facebook, please include one or two paragraphs about yourself and/or your work and a link to your website / online portfolio.
  • Have Fun!
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