I’ve been baking sooo much bread lately, and it reminded me of a dough doodle I made for #inktober 2018. If you love baking too, you can get the new, colourful Swol Sourdough as a sticker, on a mug or notebook (among other products) in my shop.
The old drawing looked like this:
And here’s the fresh version of “Swol Sourdough” as I’ve decided to name it:
I put this design on stickers, mugs and more products in my Redbubble shop for other baking nerds flexing their dough muscles – you can see them all here:
The new and improved version of my dough doodle was drawn on paper using Windsor & Newton Promarkers and coloured pencils. Afterwards I did some digital editing in Gimp and Adobe Illustrator to give it some clearer colours and contrast. I also ended up using Adobe Draw to do the final line art. Needless to say, I spent many hours on perfecting this sourdough!
If you follow the blog, you might also have seen this sourdough doodle that I made a couple of weeks ago – also inspired by the doodle from 2018.
It’s funny how old drawings sometimes pop up in my head and inspire something new. I draw a lot of new things on paper and screen at the moment, too, but redrawing old stuff is very fun and challenging at the same time.
I made the design in Illustrator while sketching things out for a Danish food themed design competition (which I didn’t win, but the people liked my design and gave me free tickets for their event, so that was cool!).
Only the beet (in a different version) ended up in my final illustration, but I really like this pattern.
If you also think it’s cool, you can get it via the link on:
mugs, coasters, tote bags, water bottles and stickers (white background)
travel mugs and spiral notebooks (blue background).
Old drawings ❤
Now that I look at it, the design also reminds me of a squash comic that I made in the early days of this blog (over 4 years ago!):