Her Majesty The Queen by David Bailey by The British Monarchy on Flickr.
Mitt Romney for Huffington Magazine (by tsevis)
OK. I am a long time devoted Obama fan.
I have decided long ago to avoid to create any negative work.
So why have I accepted this commission?
For 3 reasons:
1. Huffington Post: Arianna Huffington (or Stassinopoulos for us Greeks :-)) has shaped the ultimate model for contemporary media houses.
2. Josh Klenert: Josh is not only one of the most innovative creative directors but he also creating the right atmosphere when you work with him. This is the 4th time we are collaborating. I had a lot of fun working with him and his team for Billboard magazine and IHeartRadio.
3. I cannot say right now. Please wait one more week. :-)
So this is a Mitt Romney portrait made for for Huffington magazine and especially for the issue covering the GOP Convention in Tampa, Florida. It’s made out of people the the journalists of HP believe they are important for his presidency.
Based on photo by Carl Court © AFP 2012.
All photos provided by HP.
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Made with custom developed scripts, hacks and lots of love, using my Mac, Synthetik Studio Artist, the Adobe Creative Suite and good music.
See all my Editorial Illustrations.
Many thanks to Anna Dickson, Andrea Nasca and Josh Klenert @ Huffington Post.
Last but not least: Don’t vote for this guy! :-)
The original cover of Huffington magazine:
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