Gamer Slothboy

Gamer Slothboy - student project

Gamer Slothboy - image 1 - student project


My nephew is turning 8 soon and his mom suggested I make him a T-shirt featuring a sloth, his favourite animal.

I collected some image inspo and chose a colour palette featuring his favourite colours on

Gamer Slothboy - image 2 - student project


I added his gaming name, SLOTHBOY to the sloth's T (but I forgot to include the #  *facepalm*).

Gamer Slothboy - image 3 - student project

I felt like my inked image lost some of the magic from my sketch. This part of my process needs attention. Once inked, I used the image trace function in Adobe Illustrator and added some colour...

Gamer Slothboy - image 4 - student project

... and finally sent it off to the printers... (Just noticed his "hand" claws are green. Oops!)


Gamer Slothboy - image 5 - student project

Gamer Slothboy - image 6 - student project

This was a lovely, fun project, and perfect to help me step-by-step to create a sweet image that I could use as a T-shirt print.  

Thank you @BrendaHarris, I really enjoyed your class. 

Colleen Mulrooney
PetPortrait Artist & PetPreneur Designer