The Drawing Board
Interested in illustration? Drawing images that accompany news stories is a privilege that news illustrator Thomas Marsh relishes. Here’s a chance to look over his shoulder and see how he does it.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
Finish on "Slow Start"
The only adjustments I made was to slightly elongate the running posture -- shifting the hind arm upward and thrusting the head forward more. This gives Marco a more driving look and gives added space for drawing his face. Time for a win folks.
Thomas A. Marsh has been creating illustrations and visual elements for the Herald-Dispatch since 1990. A multi-award winner, his visuals are fresh, insightful and full of humor. His admitted favorite time of year is football season when his Herd Gameday cover illustrations describe the Thundering Herd’s weekly challenges on the gridiron. He has also produced many celebrity caricatures, portraits and conceptual art to help present the news.