February '19

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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4 4 P R I N T W E A R F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 1 2 3 4 5 1. Reference photos from the last three decades helped to inspire a retro influenced Broncos event T. 2. Three different layouts integrating elements from the event and Broncos heritage were pitched to the client, who liked parts from each, so their re - quests were worked into the design phase. 3. The text was laid out in Adobe Illustrator CC utilizing the appearance palette as it allows for easy and fast modification to any vector object, shape, or even live fonts. 4. A slightly roughened and round cor - ner effect was added to keep with the vintage look. 5. The brush strokes from the sketch were loose and somewhat playful, so the illustrations had a natu- ral feel and would not seem computer generated. Soft hand plastisol and high mesh 255–300 was used to give the print a great hand. The result was a classic vintage look with a print that looked like it came from the 70s or 80s. CREATING ART

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