Nov 12, 2012
Xavier K. is an Interactive Designer and Art Director since 8 years from Québec, Canada. In this post he will show us step by step how this amazing piece was done and you get to learn straight from Xavier.
Specially for Abduzeedo.com I wanted to create a new project. The project name is «The Joker». So I reinterpreted this icon of our famous playing cards. Below, I explain step by step what's my process and what I did.
Have an idea !? go for it and draw it on a piece of paper.
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Have some references to create a little moodboard is always cool and useful.
Starting with background
A graphic composition is like a building in construction ; you must to put the base of composition before the next step
Close cut the character, dress it and makeup it !
Step highly important, because she drove the rest of the composition.
Elements, finalisation, polishing
Final step. Craft and polish your visual with some logical elements and effects.
About the artist
Xavier K. is an Interactive Designer and Art Director since 8 years from Québec, Canada. He has worked on various projects and for different clients like: Cirque du Soleil, IMAX, RedBull, Adidas, Dell…