The skateboard, originally done as a class project and later expanded to be used as a portfolio peice, was done in illustrator. Below are a series of close up views of selected regions of the finished product.
A detail view of the lion's face.
A closeup of the eyes, showing the detail that was achived with just a few well placed gradient layers.
The decorative folliage in closeup, showing the means by which much of the depth was accomplished.
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