FINAL ILLUSTRATION OF EDITORIAL PORTRAITURE AS APPEARED IN PUBLICATION

FINAL ILLUSTRATION OF EDITORIAL PORTRAITURE AS APPEARED IN PUBLICATION

CLOSER LOOK AT THE FINAL ILLUSTRATION AS APPEARED IN PUBLICATION

CLOSER LOOK AT THE FINAL ILLUSTRATION AS APPEARED IN PUBLICATION

DETAIL: FINAL ILLUSTRATION WITH BACKGROUND - DIGITALLY COLORIZED

DETAIL: FINAL ILLUSTRATION WITH BACKGROUND - DIGITALLY COLORIZED

DETAIL: BACKGROUND SKETCH FEATURING VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SOME OF THE MUSICIAN'S LIFE LANDMARKS

DETAIL: BACKGROUND SKETCH FEATURING VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SOME OF THE MUSICIAN'S LIFE LANDMARKS

DETAIL: UP-CLOSE LOOK AT THE FINAL PORTRAIT OF THE MUSICIAN

DETAIL: UP-CLOSE LOOK AT THE FINAL PORTRAIT OF THE MUSICIAN


CLIENT
"Texas Highways, the official travel magazine of Texas, is your ultimate guide to the great Lone Star State and its People, Places, and Wide-Open Spaces. It encourages travel to and within the Lone Star State and tells the Texas story to readers around the world. Published monthly by the Texas Department of Transportation." -Texas Highway Magazine


PROJECT
Illustration of an editorial portraiture for, Texas Highways magazine, with visual representations of relevant parts of the artist's story at the background imagery. This illustration project was for an article about the musician named José María De León Hernández, known professionally as Little Joe and his life as an American tejano performer who grew up in Temple, Texas and lives in San Antonio.


Project Scope: hand-drawn illustration of editorial portraiture of musician, hand lettering and sketches for background featuring relevant life landmarks of the musician, digital coloring and texturing.
Client: Texas Highways Magazine
Art Director: Jane Wu