Experimental mosaic portrait and illustration for the Argentinean footballer Lionel Andrés Messi.
Inspired by the Argentinian flag and my African pattern studies.
I am still experimenting with the African inspired patterns. I am trying to simplify the patterns in order to produce a more international and more contemporary style.
The color set includes only 3 spot colors + White. I used the colors of the Argentinean flag + the dark blue-black of the national soccer team apparel.
Made with custom developed scripts and techniques in Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Apple QuickTime Pro.
Licensed under the Creative Commons License Scheme.
You can use this image for NON commercial projects, but you have to credit me.
Please, don't use it to express hate, racism or anything negative.
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See all of my South Africa 2010 illustrations and design studies.