Friday, June 5, 2009

Last Week's Boise Weekly Illustration

This is the latest BW illustration. The article dealt with the reduction of habitat of the sage grouse and pygmy rabbit due to energy concerns. I did this one relatively quickly (two days, technical difficulties notwithstanding). I like the perspective, the contrast, the depth of field, and the suggestion of motion. I don't like the design of the robot or the heavy outlines. The outlines are fallout from years of political cartooning. I think they buttonhole the piece stylistically and make it read as two dimensional.

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