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illustration roundup #13
August 29, 2007
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Pepto Dismal Worm
posted by J.D. King
client: Adubon Magazine
art director: Kevin Fisher

About a worm that vomits to scare away predators

Good Vibrations
posted by John Hersey
client: Plan Sponsor
art director: Soojin Buzelli

Does it feel good to do good?

The Wheels on the Bus
posted by Joseph Fiedler
client: New Orleans Magazine
art director: Eric Gernhauser

One of 5 illos for a feature reporting on the travails of the Tulane football teams' 1st year post Katrina [done in a sketchbook style].

Summer cover for Annabelle
posted by Miguel Gallardo
client: Annabelle
art director: Mirjam Ghisleni

Summer cover for Annabelle.Swiss woman´s magazine

The Kids Are Alright
posted by Mike Moran
client: The Recording Academy
art director: Linda Cobb

Cover and interior illustrations for Grammy Magazine. The article is about how mainstream musicians are making children's albums and the parents are loving it.

The Advantages of Asynchronous Replication
posted by Colin Johnson
client: Storage Magazine
art director: Mary Beth Cadwell

Illustration created for an article dealing with the replication/cloning of backup data storage systems.

This piece was actually more fun to tackle than the technical article description may suggest!

Luther and Resistance Theory
posted by Scott Bakal
client: Liberty Magazine
art director: Bryan Gray

Portrait of Martin Luther.  Cover illustration.

Review of A Novel
posted by Edel Rodriguez
client: The Washingon Post Book World
art director: Carol Porter

This image is for the cover of The Washington Post Book World, highlighting a review of a book titled "Away" by Amy Bloom.  The book is about a Russian immigrant's struggles in New York City in the 1920's and her train voyage through Alaska to get back to her home country and see her daughter again.

The Barnyard Night Before Christmas
posted by Greg Newbold
client: Random House Children's Books
art director: Jan Gerardi

It is always rewarding to see and hold a book after so many months of hard work followed my many more months of waiting for publication. This one was particularly difficult given the length (40 pages and 24 illustrations as opposed to 32 pages and only 16 pictures) compared to my previous books. It hits the shelves October 23rd.

Looks like Overstock.com has the best price right now if you want to get a copy.


Computer storage gets spiritual
posted by A.Richard Allen
client: Storage Magazine
art director: Mary Beth Cadwell

A rather dry bit of copy on storage area networks (for digital data) but it's always good to work with an AD who orders you to have fun with the assignment and forbids you from including an image of a computer.