Wednesday, March 3, 2010

From the illustrator

Illustrator Jerry Miller gave his feedback about his colorful illustration of Assemblyman Vito Lopez for the cover of City Hall News. Below:

I was contacted by Mitch Hoffman at Manhattan Media to illustrate the cover of City Hall Magazine recently. The story was a personality profile of Vito Lopez, a politician with real “character.” He was interesting to research, to say the least. My direction was to think of “The Godfather” or “Napoleon” as I drew. I tried to make certain he was showing his signature “stinkeye.” Who knows—Mr. Lopez may well be simply misunderstood…

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