The New York Times

Illustration for The New York Times’ Opinion page. Usually done in black and white, under a quick deadline. I typically receive an email at 11 a.m. to see if I’m available, then they need a sketch by 2 p.m. and a final by 5 p.m. It’s always my favorite challenge.

“The Best Way to Rejuvenate Rural America? Invest in Cities”

Art Director: Jim Datz

Printed version
Initial sketches
Building simple shapes in Adobe Illustrator
Blender laserjet transfer for texture
Color version for web
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