Japan Wades In

A cover for Finance Asia


Art Director Darren Long commissioned these two illustrations for Finance Asia, to accompany an article on risky Japanese investment in South East Asia.
 
Once I had sent sketches for the initial concept he requested two versions of each - with and without business suit. Fortunately they chose the latter - the Sumo metaphor is clearer with man-boobs on display, I feel.
In the end they liked the full-page illustration so much they switched it to the cover.
In the end they liked the full-page illustration so much they switched it to the cover.
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