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The main influence behind this project was the advertisement for KTM's new superduker bike with the caption "The Beast Escapes". I interpreted th… Read More
The main influence behind this project was the advertisement for KTM's new superduker bike with the caption "The Beast Escapes". I interpreted this to some of my favourite extreme sports and how they are a way for us to express ourselves, our drives, our energies and our passions. The outcomes were four major illustrations, a logo and a loose branding concept. This is a way to escape! Read Less
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Concept, Art Direction & Illustration: Tom J Manning
 
 
 
 
 
 
"I feel that extreme sports have a way of allowing us to escape the mundane, stupid and often painful normalities of life." 
                                                                                                                  - Tom J Manning
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wingsuit | Eagle
 
"That yawning door opening into space is like the very jaws of hell. We're not birds."
       - Leo Valentin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mountain Bike | Mountain Lion
 
"If you’re in control, you aren’t going fast enough."
                                                                                - Gee Atherton
 
 
 
 
 
Jetski | Shark
 
"I like speed, so i like taking the Jet Skis out and hitting the water."
                                                                                                                        - Laz Alonso                     
 
 
                       
 
Snowboard | Wolf
 
"Snowboarding is an activity that is very popular with people who do not feel that regular skiing is lethal enough."
                                                                                                                                                          - Dave Barry
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Close ups | Details
 
 
 
 
 
 
Project Influence: "The Beast Escapes"
 
 
 
 
 
Tools | Process
 
 
 
"For a moment I completely forgot where I was and the dangerous things I was doing. All that mattered to me was the irreplaceable feeling of being completely free to escape."
                                                                                                                                 - Anon
 

 
 
 
 
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