One of my favourite clients to work with is BusinessWeek because their last minute assignment always gives my brain a good workout. By last minute, I mean roughs by 4 pm and final due in the morning (though once in a while, I do get the weekends :-)). This particular assignment was about useless college courses. I illustrated “Turf and Turf Grass Management” which was 1 of the 3 useless courses mentioned in the article.
Here were my roughs/concepts:
Tips: When working on a tight deadline, I spend 1/3 of the time brainstorming with words, the other 1/3 of the time doing image research, and the remaining time sketching out my ideas.
Here is my process work and the final illustration:
So despite the time limitations with this project, I still managed to have lots of fun drawing the students in the background. I was always a serious student in college but a bit of a sleeper as well.
So.. what type of student were you?
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