Ultimately the decision was to do simple portraits – that was fine by me because there was a lot of other work to do and he deadline was pretty close; it definitely would have been a strain to cartoon and arrange a flurry of items signifying the differences between the two governors.
|Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom drawn in Clip Studio Paint and a little bit of Photoshop|
Of course the story ended up being postponed for about two weeks because the coverage of the fire in Paradise California bumped it down the road. But that's the biz.
I really like how it looked in the paper, as designed by the always fabulous Chris Gotsill.