In 2012, New Yorker magazine's Blown Covers blog ran a weekly contest in which artists were given a New Yorker-ish theme, with a week to come up with ideas and execute them. Although only sketches were required, I liked the challenge of completing finished art (years of being an editorial illustrator can do that.) Most of these were finalists, with Igloo chosen as the top entry that week. A big thanks to New Yorker's Françoise Mouly and Blown Covers' Nadja Spiegelman´╗┐ for running this contest; I only wish I had discovered it sooner than I did; it was challenging, and great fun.
So Hot You Could Fry An Egg
Spotted in the Park
Back to School
Global Warming
Autumn Gothic
Hot Dogs
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