t-shirt graphic progression

I was asked to make a t-shirt graphic for Salsa 17 and their Taste of Arlington shirt (or future shirts) and I thought it would be good to show the progression of images we went through to get to the final image the client went with.

In the end the client didn’t use the design for the shirt they intended, however they plan on using it on a t-shirt design in the future.

beginning sketches

the initial sketches progressed to this

after a meeting with the client we progressed to this

and in the end this was the final design