Smith & Wesson Snubnose .38

Digital Vector Illustration

Smith & Wesson Snubnose .38 Revolver

This project depicts a Smith & Wesson "Snubnose" .38 revolver. The requirements of this project consisted of taking original photography of an object, and then recreating that object using only vector illustration techniques.


This piece was created using hundreds of layers of vector artwork and gradient meshes compiled in Adobe Illustrator. Each layer of this piece was meticulously arranged so that the reflective light and shadows would be properly represented to create the highest level of realism.

Tools & Techniques Used:

Adobe Illustrator

Digital Photography

Other Notes

Shown at the Academy of Art University Spring Show | 2011

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