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I still chuckle at that story to this day. In fact, the whole set of circumstances made such an impact on me that I was able to draw inspiration from it for this ad, which is meant to be a branding piece to run in Rochester Magazine (the local, upscale, glossy mag). Here is how I created it:
Positioning the hood over the thumb, I illustrated some more fabric to the bottom and I began making some color changes to the thumb.