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Posted on July 22, 2012 12:17 AM
I keep on digging the warmth of the orange/amber tones against the rich browns. Texture contrast is nice, too. Kind of makes me think of those tarnished old Arts-&-Crafts lamps with the dark translucent shades.
The awkward position of "Atlas" & the newspaper background cracks me up. If you were going for ironic humor with a classic vibe, you nailed it.
July 22, 2012 5:00 PM
July 22, 2012 17:00
Thanks for the kind word.
I thought an uncomfortable, slightly unconventional illustration composition would be a nice contrast to the title of the book. I was going for dry irony there.
John Cox |
July 22, 2012 5:35 PM
July 22, 2012 17:35
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