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Illustration, Creative Direction, Production, Leatherwork

Toaster Portrait

2023

Our family dog Toaster passed away on 03.21.2023. Toaster would hang out with me while I worked on leather projects, so I took a break after he passed. I wanted to work on leather again, so this project felt very therapeutic.

The process was fairly straightforward. I did an illustration of Toast first, cut up the different shades of leather, hand stitched them to the background piece, then stretched and stapled all of that to a wood frame.

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