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SLR McLaren Mercedes by taw SLR McLaren Mercedes by taw
:w00t!: I've finished it. My first vectorized car with more than just solid colors. Actually the first vector I did with gadients. Ah well...just a new expierience for me. I'm still not satisfied how it turned out, but I guess it works for training.

100% Flash MX
Optical Mouse
15hrs of time

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The Ride:
Top Speed: 334 km/h
Torque: 780 Nm
Power: 460 KW
Price: ~540.000

The SLR McLaren is the F1-Racer for "everybody" (who can afford it ;)). Mercedes style, F1 technology and AMG performance make this supersportscar possible. It is supposed to bring the McLaren race-history to the streets (and perhaps it should show Ferrari and their Enzo Ferrari what performance and style should look like). Anyway...if I had 540000 I would invest it into this car.
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:iconduartecr:
duartecr Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
you're not happy with it?? It's f***ing brilliant...
I've beeing drawing vector cars for over 8 years and I can't do anything like this...
good work, no doubt.
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Lilyas Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
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:iconmac-leod:
MAC-LEOD Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
ZOMG I thought it was a photo before reading the description. :)
It's my dream car.
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x-DRAGON-LOVE-x Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome art :+fav:
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:iconataei:
ataei Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
sorry..*illutrator
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:iconataei:
ataei Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2010
dude...can i use this as a source for my training in vector?i want to try illustrated this using pen and mesh tool in illustarator..
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:icononyxcomix:
onyxcomix Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010
nicely detailed :)
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:iconmissloungegirl:
MissLoungegirl Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009
heys, this one has been featured here [link] :D
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:iconbonvallet:
Bonvallet Featured By Owner May 19, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Oh my. This is sleek as hell! You rawk.
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:icontheredcrayondesigns:
theredcrayondesigns Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2009
Fantastic! I've spent the entire day working on one of my own, which is no where near finished. Just looking at this you've done a very good job especially for using Flash. There's no gradient meshes in there is there its all gradient tool?

Its awesome either way.
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:iconprincessfool:
Princessfool Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2008
Gorgeous...
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:iconleftsidelane:
LeftsideLane Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008   Photographer
Oh man, this is like my all time favorite Mercedes :D
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:iconakapain:
akapain Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008
looking good, especially as it was done in flash.
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:icon4tresse:
4TReSsE Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2008   Digital Artist
I did 0ne myself few years ago...
You can see it in my gallery if you're curious

But seriously yours is completely insane
The details are awesome...

Great work!
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:iconumerr2000:
umerr2000 Featured By Owner May 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome worK!!! that car is one of my favs!! Amazing works! thats jaw dropping! and you're saying you're not satisfied?!
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:icongrimmeri:
Grimmeri Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2007
If that would hit me when I'm crossing a street, I would die with a smile on my face.

I superb ♥
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:icondjc87:
DJC87 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2007
Woww incredible is very nice :D Fav+
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:iconillusionator:
Illusionator Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007
wow amazing vector, good work.
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:iconblubst3r:
BLUBST3R Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
fucking awesome
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:iconquantum3:
Quantum3 Featured By Owner May 18, 2007
awesome shaping work here :thumbsup:
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Biggiek7888 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007   Writer
Damn that's awesome. SLR is probably the classier of the McLaren lineup.

Great picture bud. ;)
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:iconride-the-lightning10:
i can afford it me me me :wave: lolz xD i have too much money i already have one parked in my garage and severl other incredibly expensive cars like the F430, Lamoborghini, ford GT500, cadillac escalade, cadillac CTS, Honda S2000. but when you do afford one of those a warning: Cops WILL hate you
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ashrafkadry Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2007
Riveting...Awesome...

I mean the car of course, not the drawing...:)

haha
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:iconsablelieger:
Sablelieger Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2007
The only way I'll ever own one of those is on "Gran Turismo 4". :D

(And I do too...)
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:iconelusive:
elusive Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2006
Amazing job.
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:iconbondy-1725:
Bondy-1725 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2006
looking back, ive noticed i hadnt commented on this :hmm:
Dont know how i missed it, anyway, heres what ive got to say...
Pretty damn good, though jagged in places its packed with detail and great for an early one.
i especially like the wheels, nice and smooth, so heres a :+fav: :D
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kaiser-br Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2006   Digital Artist
great job!
at first i didnt thought it was vector =D
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:iconcataddict:
Cataddict Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2006   Photographer
Kick-ass "whip".
Those are so fuckin awesome to drive.
I'm telling you, when you get to take a spin in one of these fuckers, you want to have one of your very own!
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TheSamuraiX Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2006
nice! i <3 the slr mclaren!
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:iconxrafaelx:
xRafaelx Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2006
Damn that looks a lot like a picture, fantastic work!
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flaviobrugliato Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2006
Nice work man! =]
Favourite here! =]
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Apostolos Featured By Owner May 26, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
hey did you made this vector by tracing from the original photo? cos i get the same image as your vector from [link]
i ever searched slr mclaren at google, and i found that image...
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:iconmertol:
mertol Featured By Owner May 23, 2006
It should show bullshit out of its exhaust trying to catch up the Enzo.
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:iconwkedathena:
WkedAthena Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
Sweet!! *melting* Great work!
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:iconstrashok:
strashok Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2006
Soo sleek, somehow reminds me of a swiss-army knife from the future.
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:icontaw:
taw Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2006
a knife? :lmao:

more like a swiss-army chainsaw :giggle:

thanks!
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:iconandydeek:
andydeek Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2006
thats fantastic...what a hot car *drool*
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:icontaw:
taw Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2006
yeah...still waiting for somebody to buy me this ride :XD:

thank you!
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:iconandydeek:
andydeek Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2006
lol yeh...rnt we all waiting?
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:icondumsdei:
dumsdei Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2006   Interface Designer
wow man! your mercedes looks better than my mazda! im so ashamed, makes me want to take it off from deviant... nah, nevermind... i'll try better next time...
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:icontaw:
taw Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2006
:lol:

thanks for the comment!
and no worries...compared to my other tries at vector vehicles....the merc is the worst :XD:
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Hellknight10 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2005  Student Digital Artist
woah!
i must +fav this piece of art :)
+fav from me :D
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Snarflax Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
I really like it!!! I love your use of gradients. I have just recently started using Illustrator... I was wondering if Flash MX is any better for vehicles/mechanical illustrations. Any suggestions?
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pyppo Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2005
hey, you have indeed one of the best vectorized cars i've ever seen. an excelente job really. congratulations!
by the way, i've managed to see one of those little 'beasts' when i was in vacations, and i took some photos of it. if you like, visit my gallery and tell if you like it ;)
[link]

thanks, and congrats.
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Serielle Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
:jawdrop: Do you mean that this isn't a picture!?!?! Dear god this is amazing!!! :wow:
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ArcticChill0105 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
I love the use of vectors and gradients in this pic. Definitely great work! Keep it up!
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:iconlordsapphire:
lordsapphire Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2005
This is great work, amazing that you created it using flash. I did'n't knew this was possibly with it! :D
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:icontaw:
taw Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2005
well...glad to teach you a lesson than :D

thanks!
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XxMaLicE07xX Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2005   Digital Artist
Oh. My. God.

Friggin awesome man! Great job!
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:icontaw:
taw Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005
thanks!
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