Whorl of Tubraft Written on August 27, 2012, by Zack.
Another fake editorial illustration for another real David Rakoff article, “Fu Fighters,” this one detailing a rafting trip he took alongside Glenn Close and Robert Kennedy Jr that was organized to bring attention to a controversial dam development in Chile. My illustration plays on the dissonance between danger and decadence Rakoff depicts in the article. Whitewater [...]
Basket Case Written on August 20, 2012, by Zack.
Continuing my foray into editorial illustration, here’s a piece to accompany an article by the late David Rakoff, “A Basket Case in North Carolina.” If you listen to NPR or have visited a bookstore or opened a newspaper or magazine in the past few years, Rakoff’s should be a familiar voice. His journalistic exposés on [...]
The Tortoise and the Facial Hair Written on August 13, 2012, by Zack.
Yowzers, the past few weeks have been BUSY at the Zack Rock Brothers Illustration & Novelty Beards factory. On the beard end, we’ve been prototyping something called “cloud bearding.” Need more beard to store food crumbs and condiment drippings in, but running low on face space? With cloud bearding, your mastication memories are automatically uploaded [...]