Tuesday, May 30, 2006


Here is something I started on Wednesday afternoon and had to have finished for Friday. It is for a travel brochure published by conde nast. The image is a representation of an annual festival in Spain. I was pretty happy about it during the process of making it but in reflection it kind of bugs me. It reads a bit like a drunken photograph. Initially it had more flow through but I could have improved on that with a better distribution of the three grey tones. Instead I kind of drew as if I were within the party.It kind of lacks a real focal point. Is that a good thing? It makes the image more lively and more like a celebration but when I look at my favourite illustrators their work seems more orchestrated. Not contrived but evolved. I guess I am going to have to work on this. The picture with the heavier shadows is probably stronger because it reinforces the idea of the trumpet and guitar dudes as a starting point.

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Blogger Marco said...

Just to say that was cool to see you in Paris the other day,
keep posting.

2:36 PM  
Anonymous Uncle Gizmo said...

Never been to Spain but if that is Spain I'll take two and you needn't call me in the morning.

Take care, Zulu

4:07 PM  

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