Illustration techniques: Sketch to vector



For those of you interested in how the updated version of my “Don’t hurt the Web” poster was created, I thought I’d share the various techniques I used in the process.

Before I get into the nuts and bolts of it, some background on the visual itself. In the poster, we see a sad little fox (Kit) in tears and looking for love and kindness. In no way is he meant to represent a run-down, tired, vulnerable Firefox. The sadness we see in Kit in the poster is his reaction to people hurting the Web he loves – it’s sadness out of the Web he loves being hurt, not himself. He isn’t meant to be addressing specific events or people, just a general reminder that no matter where we find the web – desktop or mobile – be sure to build with standards, openness, and all players in mind.

To see the full technique gallery, please head on over to Reticulating Splines.

Happy art making!

Final Artwork



One response

Post a comment

  1. Terry wrote on :

    Thank you for the “full technique gallery, Reticulating Splines”. this is just what I had wanted from Mozilla. I hope we can see more of these professional examples and guides


Post Your Comment