Wild Things

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Created: 04/28/12
Last Edited: 11/21/12
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Create an editorial illustration for an article detailing Spike Jonze’s struggle to produce the film adaption of “Where the Wild Things Are”

Concept
In the classic book “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak, the main character Max is sent to his room without dinner by his mother. His imagination sets him free, leading him to the land of the "Wild Things", where he becomes king.

The crowns symbolizes Max’s ultimate desire, to be free, to be wild. Spike Jonze’s “crown” was to develop the film from a child’s perspective.

Notes
Typography and illustration painted with gouache.
  • Wild Things Come to Life
    Editorial Illustration
  • Brief
    Create an editorial illustration for an article detailing Spike Jonze’s struggle to produce the film adaption of “Where the Wild Things Are”

    Concept
    In the classic book “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak, the main character Max is sent to his room without dinner by his mother. His imagination sets him free, leading him to the land of the "Wild Things", where he becomes king.

    The crowns symbolizes Max’s ultimate desire, to be free, to be wild. Spike Jonze’s “crown” was to develop the film from a child’s perspective.

    Notes
    Typography and illustration painted with gouache.

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