For my son's birthday I've decided to make a custom t-shirt for him to wear to school (for gym or what-have-you). He's getting other stuff too. I'm not that lame. He's getting books! Heh.
To keep me on task so I have a chance of getting it finished and to him before his birthday in mid-March I've decided to post the stages as they are completed here. It also gives me something to post about. Win-win.
On to the art... stuff.
His school mascot is a Viking, so I've been kicking around various layout ideas in my noggin' – I'm horrible when it comes to thumbnailing layouts – and sketched out the viking head that I'll be making the centerpiece of the design. Here that is:
This is a very rough sketch, and I have a few ideas to make it more dynamic, but it's a start.
If this goes well I'll apply the same process (posting the stages as I go) to the projects that I told Mark I would do for him about... um... two years ago now. Yeah, I suck, but I'm trying to fix me.
Oh yeah, and don't let the boy know about this or you'll spoil the surprise. Fortunately, he never reads my site.