Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Viral - This'll be the Death of Me

Just in time for pandemic swine flu, my latest editorial illustration is about a disease spreading in an urban population center.

I'm 2.5 days into the sketch. Like NASA planning a trip to Mars, I'm being very methodical with this project, carefully plotting the position and height of characters and objects along their curved paths in three point perspective.

Tomorrow, I'll move from concept sketch to rough sketch.


  1. how did you set up that perspective grid?

  2. Hi Cetriya,
    I took this curvilinear perspective grid:

    ...from this page:

    ...distorted it in Photoshop (that's why it's horizontally stretched) and added a spoke of lines radiating straight out of the central point.