Measuring the gifts and determining three optimal sizes.
Thinking up the patterns, drafting.
This “mother-of-pearl inlay” hides the skull & crossbones and hammer & sickle among birds and butterflies.
This sketch contains encoded word “хуй”—a cult Russian “four-letterer”—screaming to be set in imperial style.
The berries and insects fashioned out of Russian coins in all denominations.
Sketching the “trashed” theme.
Drawing it out in vector.
Dipping a hook and fishing bobber in the fish pond.
Topping the crown off with a special vehicle siren.
A processing computer’s glitch.
The Russian Hieroglyph pattern has an excessive white space. Filling it in by placing a fruit compote and badminton shuttle.
Art director: Need to embed the studio’s logo.
Incorporating the logo into the motif.
Illustrator: This’s probably too much, right?
Art director: It’s not. In fact, go bolder.