Here is my physical sign from a few years back. It was created for an installation that has yet to materialize.
Laying down some base colors on the canvas.
Adding black to make the sign a dark silhouette.
Now for the first layer of line work/imagery.
A close up shot showing the texture on the rings.
Here is what I have so far.
Before I can even pretend to complete the first layer of line work, I will need to add color in a few areas before I start to paint in some bricks and the lane markers and cars. I used to paint around that stuff. Now that I am older and slightly wiser, I just lay down the pavement (background) first...
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