She's finished! Frankie is now ready to be printed onto a sidewalk cruiser deck. I've attached the evolution of the piece. It's a bit different from my regular work. I wanted to keep the flow of the PS sketch but I needed the file to be vector.
Step 1 - Sketch onto iPad with a stylus and the Procreate drawing app (http://savage.si/) I love this app!
Step 2 - Import JPG from iPad to refine and plan more of the shapes and colors in PS. I used my new Wacom Intuos5 for this. Again, more love! The new scratchy surface on the Intuos5 makes drawing feel "real".
Step 3 - Import JPG from Ps into Ai and use Custom Brushes, the Blob Brush and some Pen Tool to vector the image and create the export file.
Step 4 - Wait for it to be printed on a skateboard ;)
10 months ago
Oh so good! Although I'd have had the shine in the lips on the vectored version a bit more bold - it seems too faint. Otherwise it's fabulous!
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