Drawing up new designs for Oxblood & Co.
We are working on new designs for our next range. This phrase is one I came across only this year, not sure how I have never heard it before, great phrase. With this design I started out with a pen drawing and then converted to vector for ease of use. I like the finish when mixed with a subtle grunge mask.
I’ve been doodling a little, trying some flourishing script style of lettering. I think the style suits this phrase very well.
When it comes to lettering, usually there has to be some kind of planning before getting down to business. Mostly I begin a lettering piece by doodling ideas, these help determine the basic layout and style. From the doodles can I plan out my page, establish my text parameters using a box or curved lines for text to follow. This is the divided into lines or areas which maps the basic structure of the piece, usually I work on 1 section at a time in pencil, taking note of any connecting parts or ligatures. After sketching out the design I move on to inking. At the moment I am favouring […]
I am so excited to let you all know that we have done it! As of today the Oxblood & Co. debut range is funded, I can’t wait to get started on this and place bulk order with our printers. Once again I would like to thank everyone who has been involved by backing, sharing and believing in this project. Updates on progress will be posted as and when things happen. Thanks Adam