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Billboard's 2007 MTV VMA Flashback

I really enjoyed creating this little montage of scenes from the memorable 2007 MTV Video Music Awards for Billboard Magazine.  I mean... Britney Spears' lacklustre performance, Kanye and Fiddy Cent refusing to perform together, Kid Rock sucker-punching Tommy Lee... super-fun stuff to draw!

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You can read it in the new issue of Billboard, or read it online here.


Bonus for the blog readers!  Here's the initial thumbnail rough...

Thumbnail

Thumbnail

Below is the sketch that didn't make it... the client decided that the Britney and Amy scenes needed to be toned down a little...

Original Sketch

Original Sketch

And so here's the revised sketch, ready to ink and colour...

Revised Sketch

Revised Sketch

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