June 18, 2012

NEW YORKER: from contest to cover

My cover idea sketch, picked as a runner-up.
Françoise Mouly’s commentary on my idea: “A simple idea, rendered efficiently. Not the first thing one wants to think about at the word ‘wedding,’ but it’s undeniably a real part of it.”
The New Yorker Magazine’s cover this week was chosen from the weekly cover contest that the art editor, Françoise Mouly, runs on her Blown Covers blog. Gayle Kabaker is the first artist to make the leap from blog to cover. My cover along with the other runners-up are featured on The New Yorker’s website. Follow the link below.
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Idea sketch for Beach theme, pencil and digital

Idea sketch for Beach theme, digital