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Cameron's Wars and Abbott's Bust

Double Spectator week!  First up is David Cameron playing armies for the UK edition (I can't take credit for the idea, which was supplied by editorial):

'Cameron's Wars' cover art for The Spectator -- Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

I actually worked on this for a white background, but at the last minute tried out the black to pink and thought it looked quite good.  So I sent both, and they chose the dark one.

'Cameron's Wars' cover art (process) for The Spectator -- Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

The same thing happened with the Abbott (and Rudd) illustration for the Australian edition, sort of.  This time the editor flagged that the yellow background may be a bit much, so I supplied a toned down version as well as black background.

'Abbott Bust' cover art (process) for The Spectator Australia -- Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

Again, black was the winner:

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