Friday, July 13, 2012

Mr. (or Ms.) Wrong!

I have an illustration in the July edition of Ebony magazine! The theme of the article is about toxic relationships and ways to recognize bad boys (and girls) you shouldn't date. In the course of coming up with identities for Mr. Wrong, I figured the symbolism couldn't get any clearer than a vampire lothario, or a hidden devil! (beware, ladies!)

 My original sketches (sometimes working in color is easier for clarity):


 
(I even tried out a vintage Dracula-movie-poster font for fun!)

Big thanks to AD Lynn Galloway for letting me basically turn this piece into a cover for a supernatural romance novel :) The final layout looks great:


6 comments:

Matty Spencer said...

Awesome, as always! M x

Wouter Bruneel said...

Genius!

Marloes de Vries said...

The colouring is so right for this piece. Lovely work, like always!

Nancy Muller said...

I'm so in love with this that I am swooning. Fantastic!

Craig Phillips said...

Yeh, It is definitely a great piece! Your style seems to effortless and immediate. Its really nice.

Ben Liu said...

I can't stop watching your works!!
They are just amazing.
Very nice colours!

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