Ditching the Dog Whistle
A cover for The Economist
Here's a cover for the Economist, commissioned in the wake of Donald Trump's evident reluctance to condemn neo-nazi marchers in Charlottesville
This was an early concept sketch, but no sooner had I done it than I saw online that US illustrator Edel Rodgriguez had already produced an almost identical image. Back to the drawing board...
Here were a couple of quick doodles based on the distinctive KKK hood. The megaphone sketch was a hit with cover designer Graeme James, and the editorial team.
The final cover....