Tuesday, April 27, 2010

New York Times Sketch

Scottish Police Once Believed in Loch Ness Monster Haven't we all?

Illustration Friday: Ahead

A drew a line between this week's word and being fiscally responsible. I'm not sure why that came to mind exactly, but imagine this illustration is for some article with some good financial advice; save money, cut your spending, donate to a good cause, and budget your money.

Monday, April 26, 2010

New York Times Sketch

The Lede: Celebrated Spanish Matador Survives Goring Does anyone feel bad for this guy? If I was a bull and my life was on the line I'd be trying to kill the matador as well. So, does the bull then win and get to live out his days in a serene pasture somewhere?

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Illustration Friday: Detective

The word this past week was detective. Recently I read "The Big Over Easy" by Jasper Fforde. The book follows detective inspector Jack Spratt and his partner Mary Mary as they solve the murder of Humpty Dumpty. So this illustration I thought could fit in chapter title page within the book somewhere.

New York Times Sketch

Q&A: No Hiding on Facebook

Thursday, April 8, 2010

New York Times Sketch

 Theater Talkback: Politics and Show Tunes Suddenly the image of a line of Lincolns singing and dancing comes into mind and seems pretty comical.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

New York Times Sketch

Greenspan Strongly Defends Fed's Role In Meltdown. The photo that was used for this article really emphasized just how fun this kind of hearing can be.

Esther Aarts

Esther Aarts, is a Netherlands based illustrator, designer and typographer. Great style. I really like her use of line, particularly in her "marker doodles", the black and white ones. You can see more of her work here.