Monday, April 26, 2010
Friday, April 23, 2010
It takes way more than one pint of water to make a pint of beer. It's used for processing the ingredients, making the containers and labels and in shipping. This is called embedded water. It's a problem because we (the developed world) are taking water from developing countries- who often have very scarce water supplies- via the goods we import. The water table in China is dropping one metre a year, so they say.
Yikes. What does all this mean? It means that fighting over oil will become an absurdity. What we really want is a long, cool drink of water.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Yes, clockface. About our sleep patterns. There's something futuristic about the style of this, which I hadn't intended. I guess it fits the subject of my illustration, but talk about a happy coincidence.
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Sunday, April 4, 2010
This is for an article I saw about how the Putin has tight control over the media in Russia. In the case of the recent bombings in Moscow, mainstream news channels did not report on the event for over an hour, and they did not interrupt their regularly scheduled programs. The article was nonsensical because it did not attempt to explain why this might have happened, ie. to stop people from panicking. Actually, this was only one of the reasons why the article was ridiculous, which is horrible because it comes from a well-known American news magazine. Hooray for both the Russian and American media! Why then would I choose to illustrate such an article? Because St. Basil's is pretty, that's why.
For the first time, I’m participating in a Make Art That Sells course online, with Lilla Rogers. This particular course leads illustrators...