Dolores - From Sketch to Final
You generally see the final product from your favorite brands. I am sure you are wondering how that product got produced. I wanted to give a more in depth look at how something like our popular Dolores capsule collection becomes a reality. I am focusing on the design side of the process because it's the part that I am most passionate about.
1. Everything always starts with a concept. We envisioned our paper plane icon landing in various floral arrangements and developed initial sketches from there.
2. It’s important to take your time and develop a solid sketch for anything you are working on. Ironing out the details with your pencil makes it much easier to ink and finalize before going digital. Get comfortable with your scanner, it’s your best friend for transferring your illustrations onto the computer to be vectored.
3. This is the tedious part - tweaking the art in the computer till it is perfect. This definitely is not the time to get lazy. Refining a design can really make all the difference. This is the step that either makes or breaks the design. It's all in the execution.
4. Final repeating pattern...
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