My better half wanted a C3PO pictogram for error notices on his Destiny Archive project. Why a picto, I am not sure. But the requirement was to have C3PO as svg. That meant, I couldn’t make it the same style as the hero banner Cad Bane, at least not with all this lovely texture detail. So, I tried to combine his picto wish with the textured look from Cad Bane. And keep it all vectors. Jump to see a bigger image.
This sure isn’t my favourite style, but there’s something in playing with light and shades here. Setting the paths by hand is a painstakingly slow process, but the interesting part is how much detail to show and what can be left out. Keeping it with 4 colours required a relatively clear idea of the final composition. I gave myself a few hours to get it done, there it is: