Color blocking exploration in Illustrator
Mirage, deconstructed
Pattern created from deconstructed shoe used to cut new material.
Skiving edges of leather pieces before sewing makes for cleaner overlay sections and professional lines.
Sewn sections of the uppers.
Completed uppers ready for lasting.
Lasted uppers ready to attach cup soles.
Final shoe with soles attached.
Brandblack Mirage Reconstruction

Brandblack, a footwear brand out of Los Angeles sent me a pair of shoes to rebuild. After doing some color exploration I selected new leather, deconstructed the shoes they provided, made a new pattern, and assembled a new shoe.

Freelance, Full-time
Downing Van...
Mechanical Engineer Provo, UT