This was my project for 3D Design. We had to get shoes (or boots or whatever) and modify them in some way. Either by surface design, extracting or adding (or by using all three). The inspiration for what we did had to come from a song of our choice and had to convey it in some way.
I choose to work only with surface design as I wanted to be able to wear the shoes in the future. The song I choose was "Fireflies" by "Owl City".[link]
I decided to show what I saw while listening to the song rather than showing what the song actually met. Of course, the shoes also depict what the song meant but in a subtle way (my symbolism is always subtle). Of course, I won't get into it right now (I just spent 15 minutes writting this whole thing up when my computer decided to backspace me -_-; ). The character shown on the shoes is my favourite and most beloved OC- Adonis Quartz (Both as a adult and a young child).
From researching to sketching, to transferring to lining, to colouring and varnishing, the whole process took approxemently 26 hours (if not 26 hours then more). The worst part of this was the transferring. It probably took the longest next to the colouring which was the second hardest thing to do as the markers would bleed through my lines. It can't really be helped though so that didn't bug me too much, besides I tried to be as careful as I could.
I was thinking about selling some customized shoes, although I'm not sure if anyone would be interested. Would anyone be? How much do you think I should charge for this? The shoes themselves were $30.
Anyway, I hope you guys like them as I'm really proud of them. People in my class liked them and so did this photographer lady (she was taking pics of classes working on their projects for a art magazine, so I'll probably be in it. Doubt my name will be there though *huff*). My favourite parts of these shoes have to be the fronts and the side with adult adonis and the side with the more realistic firefly. I also like my disco ball (although the pic is blurry >_> ).
Adonis (c) ME
Firefly (c) Owl City + Nature~