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Speak (No) Evil

Cover art for this week's Spectator Australia addresses the issue of politicians leaking to the media - and in some cases, the leaker then refuting and condemning the information publicly. It's a cosy nest that the Canberra press gallery and politicians have made for themselves... Speak (No) Evil cover art for The Spectator Australia by and © Anton Emdin 2012.  All rights reserved.

Below are the thumbnail roughs for different concepts, the sketch, and the final art.

Originally I drew the illustration on a white background, but just before I sent the preview over for approval I flicked it over to black and thought it jumped out a bit more. Anyway, I sent over both versions and they chose the black.

The magazine is out today -- grab yourself a copy!

Cheers, Anton