I like both these drawings in different ways. I liked the bottom one better, but that was a few days ago. Of cours now that I’ve had a few days I’m thinking of all the ways I would change it. That said I still like the draping of Mantiss’ Ghillie suit.
Recent cartoon for Transport Topics, obviously a play on Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities. In that vein I wanted the illustration to have a period feel. To that end I added extra lines, reminiscent of engravings, to the the edges of the drawings in the book. I also went with a faded palette [...]