The 4th of July is the official start of summer here in the Northeast, launching my absolutely favorite time of year. To celebrate, I decided to do an homage to one of my favorite illustrators, Antonio Lopez, who illustrated many a head scarf in his day. He also came up with a clever way to express the exuberance of stripes by bleeding them off the garment, like so:
I am not sure which I like better, the unfinished state of the drawing above, or the way It's been resolved in my finished piece here:
Happy 4th, y'all!