06 February 2011

Star Map


I did this cover for the March/April 2011 issue of Cicada all about Maps. I find map illustration difficult. Maintaining accuracy, and in this case, for a kids'-young adult magazine, infusing some liveliness into that can sometimes be a little tricky...But! this was a fun change of pace and I was given pretty much free reign. So, accuracy goes out the window as the constellations are definitely not in their places, but this was fun and I'm happy with the result! Orion is my favorite.

And here's a detail:

3 comments:

Kali Ciesemier said...

Orion's great, I love the wiggly dragon too! Really nice.

FRANK M HANSEN said...

Love your work. Really inspiring. Amazing.

Andrea Kalfas said...

thanks!!