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:
And here’s the tear sheet: