Oh, hello there. I didn’t see you come in. Please, sit down, have a cheese-and-pineapple-chunk-on-a-stick.
So, yes, as some of you know, I dabble in t-shirt design and I would like to show off some of them so
you’ll buy lots of copies be really impressed with me. By sheer coincidence, all my designs are discounted from tomorrow til probably Sunday (the print on-demand site I use is a bit like DFS and forever doing “three day” sales that stretch over most of a week).
Most of my designs are typographical ones, mainly because I didn’t have a graphics tablet until very recently. Also, they’re relatively quick to do once you’ve got the idea and I’m impatient. Started out with this Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye inspired design.
I was originally aiming for one of those cool calligram designs (where words make up a picture) but stumbled into this style and it’s done alright for me so far. I’ve got an Autobot equivalent.
A surprisingly popular Deadpool one
and this Spider-Man one, which I’m not too sure works all that well. The webs clutter it up a bit, but removing them makes it looks weird and not very Spider-Man-y.
I did eventually do a calligram shirt, which it turns are really finicky and time-consuming to do.
Ba Na Na Na and [a darker version] (https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirt/444093-na-na-na-na-na)
I’ve been trying to do topical stuff, like this Civil War design.
Big In Leipzig
and Team Deadpool (along with some other Team shirts) but it’s quite hard to get traction when you’re competing with everyone else jumping on the same bandwagon. So I’ve been trying to branch out a bit into more meta ideas like this generic retro pop culture design.
But I think it might be a bit too odd for its own good.
So that’s some of the stuff I’ve been working on the past few months. I bought a decent, cheap graphics tablet a few weeks ago, so I’m hoping to gradually move into doing actually illustrative stuff, but I’ve not drawn regularly and properly in over a decade, so it’s slow going.
gushing praise feedback is much appreciated.