Jon Sperry – Willamette Week

I’ve done a handful of illustrations of Portland Mayor Sam Adams for both Willamette Week and The Portland Mercury. He’s often in the news. Here’s the latest one that has to do with his recent interactions with the regional public transit system in the area.

Art Director Ben Mollica and I went through some sketches to come to this final illustration that best illustrated the article. Below are the sketches:


See the illustration and article on Willamette Week’s website here: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19425-gimme_shelter.html

About Jon Sperry

Jon Sperry is a graphic artist with a focus on illustration and packaging graphics. Illustration clients have included The Portland Mercury, Willamette Week, Philadelphia Weekly, Offbeat Magazine (New Orleans, LA). www.jonsperry.com

One comment

  1. I love the looseness in the line, and you can’t mess with a hot pink background.

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