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Final Color Design [Gaming Shirt]

>> Sunday, December 18, 2011

Here is the final color design for the t-shirt given away as a promotion at the Chicago Wizard World Comics convention a few years ago. It was created for Marcia Kurrus of AdGear, which is associated with Fitness Wear [a silk-screening company in Glenview, Illinois.] I did digital color separations for the screens and even wrote slogans for the design [not used on the promo version.] AdGear planned to release a  full color version of the T-shirt to be sold thru the Fitness Wear shop.


Front and Finished Inks [Gaming Shirt]

>> Sunday, December 4, 2011

This is the front of the shirt showing a rough cropped
 version of the main image.

The final inked illustration was done with a combo of brush, india ink and vector art. The game console as well as the black background designs were part of the color separations created in illustrator for the final silk screen. Check out the full color finish in the next post.  


The Rough and Rough Revised. [Gaming Shirt]

>> Sunday, November 20, 2011

I usually don't show roughs to clients with the exception of the few who understand them. A faxed or emailed rough can save a lot of time and trouble or create confusion. This time it helped the client resolve some minor issues with the art. Thankfully, there weren't that many changes for this job.


Finalizing The Design -Part One [Gaming Shirt]

>> Sunday, November 6, 2011

Placement, gesture, and the characters expression have been tweaked. The stylized game system creates a final layer of depth to the perspective and camera angle. The idea for comp on the right was to add excitement and suggest the action of game play. The Facial expression and action were kept low-key due to client concern that character might seem angry or violent.


Luke and C3PO on Tatooine

>> Saturday, October 22, 2011

© 2009 Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliated and related entities. All rights reserved.

I did this sketch a few years back for my own amusement. It was done fairly quickly in gouache on printmaking paper. The original was given away to a friend who had helped me move a few years ago.


Captain Cosmic & The Cosmic Kids

>> Saturday, October 8, 2011

These are the hosts of which was originally intended to spotlight cartoons just for kids. I'm planning to make time in 2010 to see this vision realized.


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