Monthly Archives: June 2015

2016 Presidential Free-For-All

Reasoncvr_tofanelliblogFor July’s cover of Reason Magazine, art director Barb Burch asked me to depict six 2016 presidential hopefuls (Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Scott Walker) engaged in a gluttonous free-for-all. The cover story focused on cutting government spending and whether any of the candidates would be able to “tighten their belts” as our next president. Barb must have been reading my mind, as I was itching to caricature some of the candidates when she contacted me.

Plumping up each candidate while maintaining their likeness was a challenge, and fitting the figures in the composition was like piecing together a puzzle. A lot of work went into the sketching and composing stage, but in the end it was well worth it and also a heck of a lot of fun. Detail images below…reasoncvrfinal-cakedetail1 reasoncvrfinal-cakedetail2blg

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Class of 2015 pt. 3

And one more group. DSC01189a DSC01212a DSC01211a DSC01210a DSC01208a DSC01205a DSC01204a DSC01194a DSC01199a DSC01192a DSC01191a

Class of 2015 pt. 2

More grad night drawings…DSC01151a DSC01184a DSC01158a DSC01157a DSC01154a DSC01153a DSC01152a DSC01187a

Class of 2015 pt. 1

Here’s a crop of this year’s best and brightest high school graduates. Congratulations all–look out world, here they come!

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