Dramatic Palm Conclusion

Yesterday, I talked about iconography, and how I would make trace after trace in order to get to a clean icon. As you can see, my sketches got uglier and uglier, but also simpler and simpler.

Eventually this:

Became this:

A printer friendly palm tree that can be used for any kind of merchandise at almost any size or resolution.

I also made these guys for fun:

They’re not too printer friendly, but they look pretty good to me.

So now we’re done with the palm tree saga. I hope you loved it as much as I did. Time seems to disappear when I’m working on graphic stuff, which can be a blessing and a curse. For example, I was just going to refine some edges and lay out text in photoshop after work, two hours later I’m still in the office like a clown. I have to get home to my boyfriend and my terrible dog, who I just learned took a dump on our carpet this evening.

Get dog training, they said, it’ll make her better, they said.