I just finished up several illustrations for a feature in Carleton College's summer alumni magazine about sabbaticals. The wonderful caveat for this assignment was that the finals were supposed to look like my sketchbook work!
The three illustrations were to be based on specific sabbatical experiences by professors from within the article. I several sketches for each illustration before going to final.
Sketches for the first illustration about the various people and situations one professor encountered in waiting rooms to meet local Brazilian politicians:
And the final, based off of the second sketch:
Sketches for the second illustration, based off of travel one professor took to the Faroe Islands in Iceland for research:
And the final, based off of the third sketch:
And the final, based off of the first sketch: