We often don’t think enough about the underlying structure that is required to make a design work well. In many cases, more time and effort must be spent in creating the proper foundation or under-structure than we first anticipate.
It’s not unlike the corset and crinoline needed to give the necessary shaping to a beautiful full skirted gown. Without them, the gown just doesn’t have the desired shape and silhouette.
Here’s an example where the primary helmet shape for the design needed an additional shape created to be placed inside to make the helmet sit properly on the head.
To be continued…
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