Trying to remember what the machines looked like in real life. Supplementing our memories by rare photos and interesting trivia from the net.
Using the documents and books provided by the client to look up technical information that’s impossible to find on the internet.
Starting to work on the concept.
Deciding to show an exploded view of the machine. Assembling two states, open and closed, piece by piece.
Drawing all the small things.
Starting to work on the internal pages.
Hiding the list of references behind an icon in the bottom right corner of the page.
Taking all the required photos.
Preparing technical graphics.
The Types of Machines page.
Deciding to show machines of different periods together, arranging them chronologically and illustrating with objects of their era.
Gathering the required materials, drawing the machines.
We have an idea to finish the row with a machine from the near future. Going to the industrial design department to get some sketches.
Choosing one, asking the designer to make the shape a bit more concrete.
Adjusting the color, drawing the machine based on the angle and lighting of the main scene.
Moving on to background illustrations.
Adding a teaser to the main page of the museum hinting at a new section soon to be unveiled.
Polishing the details, opening the section.