Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Amplifier: M is for Magnify

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Hello, awesome people! Good to see you again! I just wanted to share with you the illustration I did for the latest edition of The Amplifier. The theme/idea for this one was to show that  people just like you and me who happen to be homeless are all around us, but often get overlooked. A good way to help these people out is to buy a copy of The Amp and your literally helping these folks first hand. The Amp's vendors are people who are currently homeless and the majority of the profit goes to them. So if you live in the Knoxville,TN area try to pick up the paper. So cool. 

I had fun coming up with different people to put in the crowd. I got lots of inspiration from sites like The Sartorialist. Below are my very sloppy and quick thumbnail sketches for myself and Leslie of The Amp to see which direction we wanted to go with the illustration. Also below is a close up detail of my favorite part of the final illustration.



Well its been fun, but its back to the drawing table for this guy! Have a great day and Godbless!