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David Marr Cover Art

Cover art for the Spectator Australia: revered journalist David Marr resigns from the Sydney Morning Herald. David Marr cover art for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2012. All rights reserved.

Marr's reporting is highly respected by both sides of the political divide, and Peter Coleman's article is in praise of the writer.

Thumbnail roughs and the sketch, below. Originally I went for a straight portrait of Marr hanging up his 'press' hat, but The Spectator wanted something quirkier, and a little cheeky. So I added some voodoo dolls, and also drew in some of Marr's targets buried in the paper pile. I drew a lot of inspiration from Charles Schulz's Schroeder and Snoopy 'Peanuts' characters for the pose, too.

David Marr cover art for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2012. All rights reserved.

Below is the published cover. Pick up a copy today! Unless you're reading this in a week's time or later, in which case, you missed the boat.

David Marr cover art for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2012. All rights reserved.

 

Thanks for looking! ~ Anton