sketches are "spot sketches," to be used to decorate
the pages, brighten up the carry-over in the back of the magazine
and to add interest. If the Art Director gives them the "go-ahead,"
I work these up into small finished spot illustrations.
the composition for the two-page spread, a photograph of the
machine-gunner was made, and it's tracing is made with a red-pencil
grid. Sketch Number 6 is a series of Tracings direct from the
Polaroid photos of the "native girls" and the "Japanese
soldiers." (These individual photos were juggled and shifted
around to make room for the enemy in the background and to avoid
losing one of the girls in the gutter -- of the magazine, that
Number 6 - Figures in
ink, prepared for enlarging
Number 7 - This is a
reduced reproduction of the enlarged figures
sketching on Number 7 was done in red or blue pencil to eliminate
overworking or smudging, resulting in clear and distinct final
black pencil lines.