SHAUN WHITE HP COMMERCIAL
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The art I created for Shaun White's 2007 Burton snowboard appears again
in this fantastic HP commercial. The pink sketch he discards doesn't
actually exist, though there were plenty of sketches done for this
project. Below are a select few. Shaun was very specific with what he
wanted, and I worked hard to bring his vision to life.
An initial sketch for the top of the board and some roughs for the graphic on the bottom.
A tight sketch for the top art that was rejected in favor of having the art fade to black.
sketches for the composition. At this point, it was decided that a 2nd
board would be made to continue the action: the tall white figure
breaks through the chains and clawing tendrils of the demonic,
Graphite drawing on white Rives BFK sealed and painted
over with washes of acrylic. The two pieces measure 11 x 55".
Digital color in Photoshop CS, 3055 x 15880 pix each.