One fun thing about my job is I occasionally find myself doing something that I had hoped to do when I was a kid. I fantasized drawing the cover for Revolver 2, the album the lads would make when they got back together. Alas, that will never be.
But here I was able to scratch out a big old Paul for the cover of the A&E section, accompanying a story about Starbucks and Sir Paul teaming up. It was a bit of a rush job, and I completed it in about one shift (with an extra hour or two thrown in from the previous evening.)
I'm pretty happy with how it turned out. Perhaps it's a little too "Mark Ryden," but it wasn't intentional!
Painted in photoshop with illustrator helping out on the tablecloth and McCartney's radiance.
My latest McCartney album? Run Devil Run. GREAT stuff on there.