I have been a huge fan of the New Synthwave and Vaporwave movement. The A E S T H E T I C S of it all is very appealing to me. It bring back a lot of nostalgic feelings of being a kid with familiar sounds that I grew up hearing.
Usually I have a mental image of the entire project in my mind first. If I don't sketch it out, I completely lose the basic idea of what I was trying to achieve visually. So I immediately sketch it out on my iPad.
Final Product: http://www.theothernotch.com