T-Shirt Design: Transform a Sketch Into a T-Shirt Design

Steve Wolf, Graphic Designer/Illustrator

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7 Lessons (32m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:29
    • 2. T-shirt Showcase and Drawing Tools

      4:10
    • 3. Concepting and Rough Sketches

      5:05
    • 4. Developing Your Concept (Updated)

      5:47
    • 5. Turning Sketch Into Vector

      10:03
    • 6. Setting Up Artwork for Production

      3:57
    • 7. Final Thoughts & Class Assignment

      1:51
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Project Description

Turn your Sketch into a T-shirt design

Create a unique, hand-drawn T-shirt design. You can create a design for a business, a quote you like, a friend...anything you want. Your goal is to turn your sketch into a finished piece that is effective for T-shirts. Creating T-shirts is a fun and rewarding way to see and promote your designs. This process shows you a quick and efficient way to create a hand-drawn T-shirt design.

Look forward to seeing all of your awesome T-shirt designs!


DELIVERABLES

Upload your t-shirt design in a hand-drawn style. A completed project will include:

  1. Images of your sketches84a60ea4
  2. Examples of research used for the designf5ece5d1
  3. Inked imagesaaab60e9
  4. Image of your final design (vector design)d96767a6
  5. The finished design mocked up on a t-shirt template6f2dca94

Be sure to post each image as you complete it so you can share your progress and get valuable feedback.

Check out my completed project here.

RESOURCES

a. T-shirt templates links
    https://creativemarket.com/search?q=t+shirt+mockup
    http://shirtmockup.com/
    http://dealjumbo.com/downloads/4-free-t-shirt-mock-up-templates/
    https://www.ssactivewear.com/Home/Default.aspx
    http://www.tinydesignr.com/2015/01/mens-t-shirt-psd-mockup.html

b. Shirt Templates (see attachments)

c. Inspiration (See Attachment)


FAVORITE PLACES TO GET INSPIRATION FOR T-SHIRTS

Start your own board and use Pinterest as a search engine. Click here to check out my Pinterest board.

Another great Pinterest board.   

From Up North's Pinterest board.

Designspiration

Dribbble+T-shirts 

Abduzeedo

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