Globalisation / Closed Borders

Full page illustration on Globalisation for Australian Penthouse (following an article by Brendan O’Neill).

Here’s how it turned out in print…


You can find it in the Winter 2018 issue, pictured below.


And keep scrolling for some of the process!

The brief was globalisation and closed borders. Here are the initial quick thumbnail concepts: A) Trump (and May) walking away from a broken Earth with their countries; B) Building walls; C) Trump hatching from a broken globe/shell clutching the USA; and D) Trump’s ‘hair’ as a wall.

The client chose the first concept, so I moved on to the sketch:

And with that approved I moved on to the finished colour artwork, which you can see at the top of the page.

Thanks for stopping by!