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More Horses – New Henry Ford Print

May 20, 2014

DesignDifferent

A few months back I came across this great quote by Henry Ford.

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”
– Henry Ford

I love how this quote expresses Ford’s passion and determination in making his vehicles. His goal was to change the face of the world, do develop a mode of transportation that was unheard of and he wouldn’t let anyone pursued him otherwise.

First we began with some sketches.
I started coming up with different car grills not knowing exactly which one I’d end up illustrating.

Second I researched Ford cars.
In illustrating this quote I took a look back at a ton of Ford models throughout the ages and finally landed on his infamous 1929 Ford model T.


Third I started illustrating the idea.

I started out with the idea to detail out pieces of the Model T car, but ultimately ended up minimizing it to keep the piece more direct and less cluttered as you can see in the time lapse video below.

After a couple days of research and illustrating the final print was complete!
You can view the final print now in store.


You can view the final print now in store.

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