This morning I pulled out my favorite section of the Sunday NY Times, the Book Review, to look at the illustrations (confession: I hardly ever actually read the reviews) and I was amazed to see that the art director had commissioned 7 illustrators to do portraits of Lincoln in two colors -- red and blue! Damn, just like the piece I'm doing this week for the Limited/Unlimited print exchange. I feel like I'm always just a few steps behind the pop culture freight train.
Well, I'm going to do my red and blue Lincoln anyhow. Here's a sneak peek on wrinkled crappy newsprint:
I still need to adjust the ink colors to better match the oil-based inks the others will be using, but I love how the image seems like it would pop if you wore 3-D glasses. I'm also really excited to do an image that only takes two impressions!
And here's a link to the NY Times portraits. Enjoy!