Great work, as always.
this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
Recently a friend of mine (a software developer) was talking to his 11 year-old son about working on an iPad app together. My friend said to his son, "You know what skills you're going to need to learn if we do this, don't you?" To which his son replied, "Arts & crafts like Mr. Jeremy?" We had a good laugh about it but the truth is that I do find myself chasing arts & crafts projects as a changeup to the day-to-day work in my design & software business. So joke's on you, 11 year-old kid, I take that as a compliment!
I've been working for a few years on a Michigan football-related craft project: a wooden puzzle where the laser-cut pieces are hand painted to represent each B10 team and can be arranged in the order of the current league standings. I designed the helmets to match the two-bar face mask style from my 80's sticker books (and used by Steve Largent forever) because they are rad looking and because they will not be mistaken for a youth hockey helmet or space explorer headgear (unlike some contemporary football helmet styles). I'll probably never finish the puzzle project so I was happy to find a use for my original helmet and field illustrations. I added the stadium and Allen screws to lend structure, depth and detail to the image.
The images below are previews only. You can get the widescreen, iPad and mobile wallpapers at The Art. The Art. The Art!.
How it was made
The artwork was created in Illustrator (vector graphics) and Cinema 4d (3D extrusions, layout) with some help from Photoshop (wood textures, blur effects, color correction).
Great work, as always.
I love the smell of wallpapers in the morning!
For the last time, stop comin over to smell my wallpaper.
do it somewhere. My house doesn't have wallpaper
Very 80's broadcast style. Totally rad.
is awarded to you!
Really like the retro look of this. Very nice work monuMental.
Your work is greatly appreciated and anticipated almost as much as much as the the first kick off. Keep up the great work.
Great work and thank you...have it loaded...what a week!
Nice work MM!
Awesome, as usual. *bows*
You always do great work. I'm always looking forward to seeing these posts.
the official start of football season: monumental wallpaper on my screens.
Love my new desktop!