Maggie Illustration

Here’s a spot illustration I did for the August issue of 435 Magazine.  They were looking for something similar to a Fancy Nancy style.

Actually, this is version 2.  In version 1, they wanted her to be holding a cap gun, the reason for which makes sense when you read the article.  But then they decided maybe they didn’t want to run an image of a little girl holding a very realistic-looking toy gun.  Especially after the still-recent Jewish Center shooting.  So, they had me change it.

Here’s the original:

MaggieAnd here’s the tear sheet:

435 - August '14 - page 120

2 thoughts on “Maggie Illustration

    • Karen B. Jones says:

      I wasn’t entirely comfortable with the gun either. That’s why I made certain to include the orange cap, at least. 🙂 But I am happy that they decided to go with the unarmed version.

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