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