For an Economist special report cover in April, on the the Rich.
In the current economic downturn the super rich have been the biggest losers.
You have to feel sorry for someone now worth only 200 million down from 300 million,
Here were the roughs I sent to Sue Vago the art director on this. I was hoping for the Rolls, the diamond tear, or the lion.
Of course the Londoners went for the Roll's spoof.
Line drawing and one of the color studies.
The RR hood figurine has quite a story I found out, (secret lover-sculptor-car exec) in fact there's a movie in production about it right now titled "Silver Ghost" starring Christian Bale.
The figurine, officially titled “The Spirit of Ecstacy” by sculptor Charles Robinson Sykes.
In addition to the cover there was 7 illustrations inside. Here's two of them.