Urban Aloha

Urban Aloha - student project

Being from Hawaii, I decided I'd try to do an "urban" take on the bold, Hawaiian "aloha" print.

Unit 1:

Step 1:  Pencil in

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Step 2:  Darken the outlines with a black felt tip pen (medium point)

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Step 3:  Trace outlines onto another sheet of paper using a thick black Sharpie pen, then fill in texture

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Step 4:  Basic design done

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Step 5:  Add detail using a thick red Sharpie pen

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Step 6:  Continue to add detail using a fine-point black pen

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Step 7:  Continue to add texture in negative space using light grey pencil

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Step 8:  Cut, shift and tape image left-to-right

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Step 9:  Cut, shift and tape image top-to-bottom, then add more detail using white-out pen

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Step 10:  Outline design to fill in negative space of shifted design

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Step 11:  Completed hand-drawn design

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Step 12:  Scan drawing into computer to manipulate further, using Adobe Photoshop

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Unit 2:

Step 1: Clean the scanned drawing

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Step 2:  Offset the image

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Step 3:  Clean the offset image

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Step 4:  Check the repeat

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Unit 3:

Colorway 1

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Colorway 2

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Colorway 3

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Colorway 4

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Colorway 5

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Unit 4:

Fashion illustration application

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Interior design application

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