Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Town Names in HGTV Magazine

Here's a piece I drew for the March issue of HGTV magazine about towns with unusual names, and their origins. My Sketch:
Final art in the magazine:
Here's a town I suggested, Hercules CA, that didn't make the cut:
The style was inspired by this old travel map I did years ago for the St. Louis Post Dispatch:
While working on this I happened to stumble upon this awesome old ESSO gasoline thermos at an antique mall and took these panoramic snapshots: