New Yorker Illustration: "Anthracite Fields".


Here's an illustration that I did for the "Classical Music" section of the New Yorker. More specifically it's about "Anthracite Fields", which is an orchestra that performs while projecting a video about a generation of miners in Pennsylvania. 


It's always a treat to be in the New Yorker and this one was especially fun because I approached it in a way that I do for my on location work (loose, a bit more texture, etc.).


You can find the full article here (or in the May 26th issue):


Thank you. 

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Comments: 2
  • #1

    Michael A. Lombardo (Tuesday, 03 June 2014 10:12)


    You have really captured the mood here with your illustration style/texture and composition/concept.
    I like the mix of grays and the strong brown. Haven’t had a chance to read the article yet, but I get a sense that the musicians are set in the foreground of a movie or photo of the minors in the background. I can hear the music playing!
    Nice use of casual light source and reflection.

    -Mike Lombardo
    Creative Partner of Creative Insight, LLC
    and Creative Director of Brain Child Magazine

  • #2

    in high school (Saturday, 30 June 2018 06:24)

    Really, great piece of work. Keep up the nice work