Fireworks

Posted by on Jun 30, 2007 in Blog, Portfolio, St. Louis Post-Dispatch | No Comments

For our Fourth of July issue, I wanted to do something different than the standard, year-old fireworks picture. I created the illustration to look like a fireworks label using some stock vector drawings. To make the cover work, the text needed to play off the visual metaphor, so I wrote some display type and showed it to editor Amy Bertrand. Together, we came up with language that was both playful and informative.

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