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.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Sibling Rivalry Finish
This was quite fun. I had to go back in and make sure the valentine heart was readable enough as a heart rather than just a big red blob.
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.