Tom’s Sweet Spots!

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - student project

 

Share your theme, experience and two lists.

Theme
Trail running

Specific Experience
"Things I wish I knew on my first ultra marathon"

List A (simple objects to illustrate)
- Trail shoes
- Water bottle
- First aid kit
- Race bib
- Lube
- GPS Watch

List B (more abstract concepts to illustrate)
- Chafing happens
- Trail pace is slower than race pace
- The battle is mental as much as it is physical
- Train for the terrain
- Don't change your fuel regime on race day
- Don't leave travel and accommodation plans to the last minute

 

 

Share all sketches, whether from your free-sketches, your rough concept thumbnails, or your refined selections. Be sure to label each accordingly.

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 1 - student project

Free-sketches for Set 1

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 2 - student project

Free-sketches for Set 2

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 3 - student project

Rough concept sketches (final selections) for Set 1

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 4 - student project

Refined concept sketches for Set 1

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 5 - student project

Rough concept sketches for Set 2

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 6 - student project

Refined concept sketches for Set 2

 

 

Share your final illustrations! If you want, describe your chosen tools and techniques and any challenges or thoughts of the process along the way. 

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 7 - student project

Final illustrations for Set 1!

Tom’s Sweet Spots! - image 8 - student project

Final illustrations for Set 2!

Tom Froese
Illustrator and Designer
Top Teacher