Today, i shipped out a fresh new design, both featuring vespas, my favorite relaxing, vacationing, traveling tool. He apparently likes them so much, i made a “favorites” tee, with vespa featuring second place along with sushi and a computer. What? Yea, you read it correct. BUT, more on that later!
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Bugun, yepyeni ve eglenceli bir tasarimimi yolladim. Tema, vespa idi. Iki yaptigim tisortte de basrolde oynayan, rahatlatici, tatili ve gezmeyi animsatici, bayildigim vespalar! Musterim de vespayi o kadar seviyormus ki, bir tisortte tek basina, digerinde ise sushi ve bilgisayar ile paylasti basrolu. Ne? Neyse, bunun hakkinda daha sonra aciklama yaparim, belki.. 🙂
I have officially made this weekend a Star Wars weekend… Not that I like the series. The movies, the story, the oozing awesomeness of the delightful lighty blades and the clothes… Gaaah, yes I LOVE Star Wars! I love all the galactic greatness!
Ok, now that I have calmed down, I can show you the t-shirt orders for this past weekend..
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Bu haftasonunu resmen Star Wars haftasonu ilan ettim diyebiliriz… Yani, sevdigimden degil. Filmi, hikayeyi, goz alici isik sacan isin kiliclari ve savaslarin muhtesem gorselleri ve kiyafetleri! Aaah, tamam tamam, Star Wars’a bayiliyorum! Tum galaktik muhtesemligin hastasiyim!
First, I almost always do a sketch. A draft, if you will. Unless it’s a design that I have done before (and perfected it by practice) or I am feeling super crazy-risque and just like an artist, hehehe.
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Hemen hemen her zaman bir hazirlik skeci yaparim. Onceden yaptigim (ve pratik ile kusursuzlastirdigim) bir tasarim ve deli cesareti geldigi zamanlar haric! Sanatci esintisi heralde hehehe.
And, VOILA! The result was much much closer to the sketch than I expected. Shall I also say better? The shadows on Vader were a bitch to work on fabric, but boy was it worth it!
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Veeee, Sonuc! Tisortler, skece bekledigimden cok daha benziyordu. Bekledigimden daha da iyiydi dememe gerek var mi bilmem 🙂 Vader’in yuzundeki golge oyunlari kumasa cizerken biraz zorlasa da, kesinlikle degdi!
Heeeeey Fellas, long time, no see, huh? I am not going to give the excuse ” golly, i’ve been under satan’s yoke doing this and that” (even though it’s an accurate excuse)
But I was enjoying this specific project quite a lot! It did take a lot of time, and effort, sure, but on top of that the quantity was really notable!
One of the members of this “Dance Club” contacted me asking for matching t-shirts for all of the students in their class. (A very diverse crowd, mind you, ranging from 40 year-olds to 8 year olds)
So I was more than happy to do it, it was also hilarious that they wanted “We’re not Normal!” written on top of each shirt, with lip figures for girls and satan’s prong for boys. To make things more ‘couture’, I suggested we make each lip a different shade of red/rose and the prongs vivid green. They wanted purple letters on top of white t-shirts.
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Heeeeey, dostlar, uzun zaman oldu degil mi? Peki, tamam size “Offf cok yogundum, kafami kasiyamiyordum” bahanesini vermeyecegim. (Gercekler bu olsa da…. )
Isin asli, bu proje gercekten yapmaktan keyif aldigim bir calismaydi. Epey zaman ve emek aldi, almasina ama bunun tek sebebi sayinin cok fazla olmasiydi!
Dans Klubunden biri benimle iletisime gecti ve tum ogrencilere takim bir seri yapmami istedi. (Ogrenci dediysem de 40 yasindan 8 yasina kadar turlu turlu insanlardan bahsediyoruz 🙂 )
Beyaz tisortler uzerine mor renkte “We’re not normal!” (normal degiliz) yazmami istediler. Son derece eglenceli bu fikir ile seve seve yapacagimi soyledim. Kizlara dudak sekli, erkeklere ise seytan asasi istediklerinde, olayi daha da kisisellestirmek icin dudaklarin renklerini farkli yapalim ve seytan asasi da fosforlu yesil olsun, dedim.
Ortaya bu cikti:
I came up with this:
When I got the “Aaaaweesomeeee” feedback I wanted from the client, I went for it for the girls, but I used different shades of pinks and purples just to keep me instrested to paint the same design over and over again.
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“Hariiiiikaaaa olmuuus” cevabini aldiktan sonra, kizlarinkini yapmaya basladim. Ayni deseni cok sayida tisorte tek tek yaparken hem sikilmayayim, hem de ilginclik olsun diye farkli tonlardaki pembe ve morlari yazilarda da kullandim.
I even patterned the inside of some letters (we’re) with dots and lines and grid. (Yes, I am crazy just like that)
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Bazi yazilarin icine (we’re) puantiyeler, cizgiler, kareler gibi desenler bile koydum (Ya, iste oyle bir deliyim ben de)
I made a sum of 14 t-shirts, I even threw in some “I’m not normal!”s which was the initial order, but then the class changed their mind. Since the typography (and the philosophy!) on the t-shirts were so good, the client wanted them anyway, and who was I to refuse?
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Toplam 14 tane tisort yaptim. Hatta ilk basta istedikleri “I’m not normal” calismalari (ve arkasindaki felsefe :p) o kadar tatli oldu ki, onlari da almaya karar verdiler. Kimim de boyle bir teklifi reddediyorum, degil mi?
(I went a little overboard with this one ^ patterning ALL the letters)
And here are the labels: Fit’n Dance by equin-co!
(Yukaridakinde biraz abartiya kacip tum harflerin icini desenledim)
Asagida etiketler; “Fit’n Dance by equin-co”
For those of them who wanted initials at the back, I made initials!
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Isteyenler icin isimlerinin bas harftlerini sirtlarina yazdim.
I haven’t been updating posts here, because it’s been nuts busy in here! Well, not to keep you waiting that long, I’ve come to share some goodies that are already shipped and probably on their rightful owners’ chests! 🙂
Here are some puppy- dog illustrations and handmade equin-co t-shirts I’ve been creating lately.
Uzuuundur guncellemedigimi farkettim 🙂 Ama bunun tek nedeni kafami kasiyamamam! Yani, isin asli kasiyacak, oturup yazacak motivasyona sahip olmamam.. Simdilik (!) kisa bir paylasimla yeni yaptigim kopecikli tisortleri paylasacagim. Biraz idare etsin sizi heheheheh
Simdi coktaan balli sahiplerinin uzerlerinde saliniyorlar bu kopecikler.
Puppy love ismini verdigim koleksiyonumdan, kopek cizimleri, ilustrasyonlari ve tabii ki el yapimi equin-co tisortler!
Afiyet olsun 🙂
Veeeee, unutmadan, ta da! Yeni kurdeleli etiketlerim 🙂 Detayci delilikte bir dunya markasiyim sanirim
OK, we ALL know how much a girl loves her jewelry. This one is no exception ! Diamond figure (just the figure) is a design I’ve been coveting for a while, and I should say the with simplicity it might as well de-throne the timeless “heart figure”.
So here you go, I’m sharing some of these diamond-orders (!) I’ve had from my clients last weekend.
For me, the below design speaks more, because, well its 3D and diamonds are all dimensions!
In this one, I used dimensional textile paint, relatively easy to find in your local stationary, but I got mine from amazon.com .
They work with heat, it says iron inside out, but I figured it doesn’t necessarily “need” ironing, but it needs heat to be fixed. When the paint reaches a certain degree of heat, it gets fixed. So just for the fun of it, I use blow dry and watch the paint swell! Lol :))
Feast your eyes, ladies, this is as good as it gets,until you get your whole closed covered in diamente 😉
I haven’t been updating quite so often, but it’s only because the orders these couple of weeks were CRAZY. Good crazy, that is! I completely and utterly lose myself when I am in my creative progress, thus this “archiving” process becomes a procrastination beyond imagination!
Buuuuut, here we go !
Last week’s creations of these adorable little owls. An order for a twitter celebrity, if you will 😉
Have an AWESOME , oh, wait, scratch that, OWLSOME week, everyone!
P.S. I am always open for new design ideas, feedbacks and suggestions, so bring it on!