When Creative Director SooJin Buzelli asks if I would be interested in the topic of Inflation as a slow moving beast that controlled by many factors? I say YES!! for CIO Magazine.
Setting benchmarks and frames of reference for Plansponsor Nov-Dec 2017
ALWAYS send sketches you like! Creative Director SooJin Buzelli found a rejected sketch from a previous job (from about 3-4 years ago) and asked if i would finish it for a new article on benchmarks. I was delighted to.
sometimes before a character is filed away they tell me that they want to be animated. in this case taking advantage of the many sizes of frames from the set.
Cover and interiors for “Saint Philomene’s Infirmary for Magical Creatures”
written by W. Stone Cotter
for Henry Holt Books
you can pre-order a copy for the release date of January 30, 2018
special thanks to art director April Ward for bringing me in on this project.
below are the initial roughs proposed for the cover:
this is the revised sketch after client feedback:
below are sketches for interiors:
a rough color study concentrating on how warms and cools can help flow of the eye through the image:
the title page:
the chapter opener:
A commission from this summer. Sake & Maitai. Pomeranians who’s manes looked like big collared, fashion overcoats.