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…

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

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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.

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