JULY 16, 2013
A toolbox? Invisible protective shield? Building bocks? Kit of parts? You decide.
Following my standard procedure of panic, procrastination and last minute sketching, I somehow produced incomprehensible scribbles which laid out three possible options for this illustration for the Washington Post with much appreciation to Meredith Bowen for her patience and willing suspension of disbelief.
Annotating sketches is often a useful way of getting the point across and hedging against my artist-as-fraud syndrome.
Trying so hard to keep it simple and let the icons do their job.
The final piece: all the necessary elements connected like the parts of a plastic model kit.