Illustrations

 

Watercolor.jpg
Watercolor.jpg

4 girls card copy.jpg
4 girls card copy.jpg

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Watercolor


A study of watercolor. The tendency with rendering in any medium is to over pronounce the suggestion of the textile.  The intention with these images is to show the beauty in leaving a bit undone, but not neglected.  Conveying energy through the stroke, and ease in the negative spaces.

Conceptual Mood Board.jpg
Conceptual Mood Board.jpg

Concept Board 2.jpg
Concept Board 2.jpg

Conceptual - Spring Summer.jpg
Conceptual - Spring Summer.jpg

Conceptual Mood Board.jpg
Conceptual Mood Board.jpg

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Concept Illustration
Kings of Freedom


Inspiration for this capsule came from the 

Azadi Tower in Tehran, Iran.  The beauty of 

the coffered ceilings as smocking, marble in-lay as chiffon inserts, etched stone as micro pleats and pintucks.

 

Each element of the capsule can be deconstructed for a more wearable, commercial piece.  

 

The pencil sketch at left is a concept lead that directly informs the other pieces to the right.

 

Medium: watercolor and colored pencil

Nina Means _Mood & Design Development  copy.jpg
Nina Means _Mood & Design Development copy.jpg

Nina Means _Mood & Design Development  copy.jpg
Nina Means _Mood & Design Development copy.jpg

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Development


Layered over a mood board inspired by Haider Ackerman, design development for contemporary sportswear demonstrates variation on a theme.  

 

Medium: professional marker and colored pencil