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The Escape is my submission to the inaugural issue of PULSE magazine in 2006. A surreal noir reflection on loss would be the best way to describe it. Enjoy.

Some fun facts:

Everything is drawn on normal white copy paper. Traced in BIC 0.5mm mechanical pencils. Inked with size 005 01 02 and 05 Micron technical drawing pens. Prismacolor 100% black watercolor markers also used.

All postprocessing done in Adobe Photoshop CS (Version 8.0)

Reference pictures used: 1964 Impala SuperSport Coupe, Chevy Suburban, G36E/K, Desert Eagle, Browning HP, Colt M1911 Gov't Issue, M16, M3 Super 90, Lettera 32 Typewriter, Boeing 747, Manolo Blahnik Collection.

Music that got an artist through some long nights: Beborn Beton, Alphaville, Depeche Mode, Morcheeba, Mos Def, Slick Rick, The Roots, Public Enemy, De La Soul, Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Harry Connick Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Peter Cincotti, Sade.