Guardian of the Beach

Design by igo2cairo

Guardian of the Beach by igo2cairo on Threadless
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igo2cairo
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Kind of struggled with this one, but wanted to sub it before the summer was completely over. The original version of this had a completely different concept. I liked it as an illustration, but thought it didn't really work as a tee. So this is the concept I settled on, kind of nonsensical but I hope you dig it anyway.

Chinese foo dog statues are modelled after real foo dogs and are often placed in front of temples to act as guardians. They are usually depicted holding a ball, representing power. Thought it would be a funny twist to have one of these on a beach holding a beach ball instead.

Sim process on creme or sand.

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myteemo

Loving your new stuff. $5

ran1984

Cool!

MaGoogals

Awesome work, funny stuff :)

NGee

Looks great!

addu
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amazing

GRANDR

Very nice!

Jemae

i want thi$! :)

joelan19

wow, that's one mean-looking beast you got there. I love the high level of detail on the dog. 5$!

B 7

Awesome Terry! I love how you are mixing a playful/comedy element in with your usual ultra-detailed style lately. $5

Hildy 42

this is awesome

littlem

whoa, your details are always fantastic!

otyg

superbe !!

nickv47

$$5. so hilarious.

staffell

The concept of this is much better now. Should be a print!

dschwen

Amazing! $5

perryn

really cool.

jess4002

great! 5$

Goto75

Looking great!

slapz

wow!!

jublin

ha this is great! maybe my favorite of yours because it looks so good on the tee. My only two suggestions would be to lose the watercolor sky background and to add that blue in the bucket to that grayspot on the beachball.

those are such tiny suggestions, I only mention them because I really dig this tee. great work!

YaaH

5 buy

igo2cairo
igo2cairo profile pic Artist

Thank you for all the awesome comments!

jublin - thanks for the thoughtful suggestions, agree with you on both points.

herky

Love it! $5

yeohgh

very NICE!!!!!! $5

Miss Monica

This would not only win all of those sand sculpting contests but also t-shirt contests! I love the coloring! Beautiful work ,Super High $$5 !

dlincoln83

i luv eeet 5$$

alexmdc
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beautiful! 5$

makatha

nice

Ma Bell

Love it! 5$

ndikol

wow $5

Plu Shu

I liked the original illo a lot, but this is very good translation to a tee.

Tikimasters

This turned out great dude :)

Andreas Mohacsy

this one is stunning and a little different which i like:)

FRICKINAWESOME
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The color clash makes so much laughter come out of me. Really nice study of a classic cultural object and placing it in a context it makes conceptual sense in as well as being so darn goofy is skilled work indeed.

AdderXYU

Your last few pieces are really bringing back a freshness and excitement to your work. I approve.

phones

i love temple dogs!!!

you've become one of my fave designers on here :D

Blacvamp

5 buy!

aarongmoore

I would like to buy this now. Hopefully that will soon be possible.

yetitutu

nice nice nice 5$

beesneak

Your work is always so good:) 5$

mreisel

Loved it as an illustration earlier and I love this! Great concept, execution and the ability to remain flexible with the design. Your work is an inspiration!

igo2cairo
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Thanks everyone for the great response! :)

kharmazero
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really great illo and concept!

vintz

you're a genius!!!5$$$$$$$$$$$

sanka

$5!

v.calahan

haha! lovin this!

Zlyx

beautiful...

$5!

Winck

Fantastic work.

bengineer

awesome! $5

igo2cairo
igo2cairo profile pic Artist

Thanks people! :)

siamak_pj

bravo dude!

myteemo

Awesome score! Print!

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