Snail's Pace Illustration Step...by...Step. John McElligott of eBay
|illustration in acrylics on paper about eBay MD John McElligott for Sunday Tribune newspaper|
After presenting a few ideas, all along the same lines, the 'Traveller's Caravan' idea was selected, I think because it conveyed the idea of commerce more succinctly [and isn't eBay the territory of second-hand goods' sales and virtual tinkerers?] Additionally, it gives a sense of old Ireland and its unhurried ways.
|Pencil sketches for editorial illustration on John McElligott of eBay|
|Preparation underpainting for editorial illustration on John McElligott of eBay|
Acrylics on Galeria textured paper. 12" x 10"
*Only some snails were cruelly bludgeoned during the making of this illustration