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E-Government

Illustration for Lyonsdown's Business Technology cover on the subject of "e-government", which while sounds fancy, apparently just describes government communicating with citizens using electronic technology!  Please click for a closer look... 'E-Government' cover art for Lyonsdown publishing, UK. Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013. All rights reserved.

A little process: I created some quick thumbnail roughs for the concept: #1 with "Big Brother is Texting You", a parody of the 1984 imagery; #2 is a person bombarded by electronic communication; #3 is The Queen texting all her subjects from the Royal balcony; and #4 of a woman being given information and paperwork through her tablet device.

'E-Government' cover art (process) for Lyonsdown publishing, UK. Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013. All rights reserved.

The client chose #4, so I drew up a sketch for approval. When it came to the rendering I felt that this would look good with more natural brushwork, so I printed the sketch out and inked it over a lightbox.  Next I scanned it back in, cleaned up the linework and added colour.

'E-Government' cover art (process) for Lyonsdown publishing, UK. Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013. All rights reserved.

The art appears on the cover of Business Technology, distributed with the Daily and Sunday Telegraph in the UK.  Grab a copy if you're in that neck of the woods!

Business Technology cover by Lyonsdown Publishing.  Cover art Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

Thanks for looking!

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