Above is the final Cyclestache illustration. The background bicycles looked like they were going to be too busy so I changed the pattern to wheels with curls of hair suggesting wings, flying wheels. The first session in the print studio went well. I printed the yellow background and the pink skin color. The next session [...]
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Above is the cycle-stache illustration with the completed wheel/mustache. Still need to finish the background bicycles, floating wheels for now. May add some additional line work here and there. Didn’t get to print this week but hopefully can get the first two colors printed this weekend, then finish up on Monday.
So I’ve worked through my cycling angst and have moved on to a new friendlier illustration for the Local/Euro exhibit. Here is the process so far, still some things to resolve like the mustache, the background, and some additional line work here and there. But I’m hoping to begin printing this tomorrow. The idea for [...]
This week, I printed a second edition of the cycling print with lighter ink, and may print a third with type and a simplified design, more line than texture, or I may move on to something else.
Day 2 in the Printshop, successful print session but I’m not satisfied with the color, too dark overall. The scale of the texture feels a bit big to me as well so I may reprint this smaller or redesign the image with a smaller scaled texture, or it could just be the color contrast. I [...]
Today, I was in the Printshop beginning work on the cycling print, with little progress. It’s been a couple of years since my last screen printing project so it took some guidance and help from my friend Shannon Brady and a little time to reacquaint myself with the process. Above is the final Photoshop image. [...]