Devious Publications were after a design that
resembled a scene of a renaissance painting.
It had to tell a story woven with metaphor and
I was asked to recreate a chaotic
battle ship as its burns
away, with people struggling to climb aboard
from the potentially even more dangerous ocean.
This illustration represents the publishing
industry worldwide and the choas of mainstream.
The people in the ocean represents all the new
businesses trying to set up in the industry.
However the small rowing boat represents
Devious Publications rowing away from
mainstream publishing, setting their
This piece was designed to be used at a large
format to be printed on the covers of some of