Frankenboss

This is another A3 illustration I worked on for Zoo magazine. The idea behind the article is to have an idealised manager, encorporating lots of parts of current managers. So, for example, he has the haircut of Michael Laudrup, and the coat of Arsene Wenger.

I ended up designing it with a top down perspective so that all the features on the face would be big compared to his body, and I think that their suggestion of having the background in black and white so as to draw attention to the manager was really effective too. I was also able to have it so that we see some of the crowd to give the impression of the football stadium, although halfway through drawing all the different people I was not so keen on it as it was quite a bit of work!

I wanted to put in a crop of the crowd to show the detail: