Hydro74 – “Owl” Illustration Time Lapse | Video

By - December 28th, 2011

Hydro74   Owl Illustration Time Lapse | Video

Orlando-based designer Joshua Smith, aka http://hydro74.com/” target=”_blank”>Hydro74, has a singular style all his own. It combines elements from graffiti, tattoo art and vector graphics, blending bold, clean lines with symmetrical shapes and patterns. The result is a body of work that spans the whimsical (a http://freshnessmag.com/2009/09/15/hydro74-x-tee-fury-kayne-doesnt-care-about-taylor-t-shirt/” target=”_blank”>T-shirt design poking fun at Kanye West) to the sublime (http://freshnessmag.com/2008/07/03/nike-basketball-the-commitment-usa-basketball/” target=”_blank”>mural and corresponding tees for nike.com/nikebasketball/” target=”_blank”>Nike Basketball‘s tribute to http://usabasketball.com/” target=”_blank”>USA Basketball). Principal themes in the designer’s oeuvre are heraldry and animals, both of which can be seen in a pen-and-ink owl illustration that Smith creates in a fascinating time-lapse video. Check out the unique perspective of a work in progress following the click.