Here is an piece I just finished for a promotional series for Heflin Reps. The concept was to take the name of a month as the portrait/theme and run with it, and I lucked into January, so the Betty Draper sketches started almost immediately. Below are some of the preliminary idea drawings.
January 20, 2010
January 3, 2010
A few months ago, I got a call from UCLA Magazine to illustrate an article on rising suicide rates among middle-aged Americans. After sketching the first few thumbnails and re-reading the article, I decided to focus on the absence of connection and we went with the man in the park. From there I experimented with the idea of visual isolation by including the passing world in watercolor figures and warmer temperatures.