Guy Fieri Shows up to The Surfin’ Burrito

Guy Fieri and Cory McKay

This was a fun project that involved me heading to sunny Cancun, Mexico. It ended with Cory, the owner of the Surfin’ Burrito, having the one and only Guy Fieri¬†show up to do an episode of his show featuring the restaurant.

The job was to help with a new way of branding The Surfin’ Burrito’s popular donkey mascot. We started off brainstorming a few potential t-shirt and character ideas.Surfin Burrito Early Sketches

This kind of throwing ideas at the wall not only brings up a lot of potential new ideas, but its also a lot of fun! From there, we focus on what the client wants first. In this case, it was the mascot and one solid design.

Once we have a strong idea of the direction of the character, I’ll draw some final pencils and created the final art. I used Adobe Illustrator to do the final inking. Then colored with it as well.

The initial rush was to get a T-shirt printed quickly to be ready for Guy Fieri and his popular cooking show Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives! Check it out yourself! It’s Season 26, Episode 6.

Do you have a project that’s in a rush? I can definitely work when crunched for time and offer reliable quality work. Give me a chance and we can make some amazing work like this together.

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