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...
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!