Phobia Apparel started as a project based around any chosen phobia, and designed as a poster. I chose the phobia Ornithophobia, which is the fear of birds. I later converted the design to apparel and other merchandise.
I had to visually create the sense of fear, and even pain, from birds. I chose to use crows, who are notorious for being the bird of death, The woman is being torn and eaten alive, much like what a phobia, and even mental illness, would do to someone, figuratively speaking.
I took inspiration from metal and rock band merchandise, where they use minimal colors but still create the sense of gore. I used adobe illustrator and my tablet, and used only 6 colors (including black
If you are interested in the design and purchasing the shirt pictured to your right, visit my society6 and take a look!
The brand and design were created by me. Unfortunately it is limited to this design alone. I hope in the future to create more graphics following this same theme.
Tapestries & More..
I also have many other options available, such as tapestries, phone cases, mugs, pillows, blankets, poster prints, canvas prints, and much more!