Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Wild Stop

If you haven't visited Cory Godby's blog, Terrible Yellow Eyes, you need to...

He's assembled and posted some great, individually illustrated tributes to Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. These are some very fun, beautiful, and inspired pieces, but the blog itself is just as brilliant a concept on its own.

Here was my contribution below.
I loved the notion of Max and Moishe in a completely different, almost sitcom-like environment. And I took it one step further making it look like they were so removed from the story, what would they look like if they had to be a part of regular, hum-drum society...this would be the start to their day. Early sketches trying to get the posing right:

Initial layout:

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