Saturday, 30 August 2014
Black tortoise is the second in a series of drawings for the Swedish fightwear brand Kenka. The first one I drew was the white tiger.
I began the piece with a detailed sketch of the tortoise:
I liked the carapace shape and textures and the limbs but the head wasn't quite right. A few quick re-draws and I felt this was more like what I wanted, plus I added in the snake outline:
Then I added in the details:
Once scanned, I was able to play around with the layout and I felt that inverting the design would bring out the best of the whole rashguard:
The Kenka Black Tortoise is available to buy here on the Kenka webstore.