Sunday, December 20, 2015

Illustration for VICE


I was asked by my friend Jesse Ruddock to make an illustration to accompany her piece for VICE about Toronto based author André Alexis and his recent Giller Prize win for the novel, 'Fifteen Dogs'.  Not having read the his book, nor the article and with very little notice, I came up with this:

First draft.
I was relatively pleased with what I would consider a rush job, but VICE suggested I make a few tweaks and the result was this:

Final illustration




















I personally like the dog on the head, but considering it was for VICE and all, I was happy to oblige!

You can read Jesse's piece here. 

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