Sally Fitzgibbons surfboard illustration
This was my entry for the Red Bull “Design Sally’s Board” competition titled “Breaking Boundaries”. My concept was based off an old sketch I had in my sketchbook which had flying fish soaring over a rainbow background. The original idea never got developed further and I thought this would be a great opportunity to expand on it. I wanted to do something bright and abstract and besides, flying fish are awesome. As I wrote on my entry description: “I think flying fish are a symbol of optimism, achievement and rising above the status quo. Why swim when you can soar?”
Unfortunately my design wasn’t successful in the contest but I did revisit it later on for another surfboard design competition where I made the colours a little more unisex.
Red Bull “Design Sally’s Board” competition
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator