Financial guru Peirce Stern commissioned Chase Stone to do the cover for his book "Reins of Hysteria" (see below for a blurb). Chase was asked to do both the art and the type design, which came out pretty darned good.
"Global financial turmoil has raised a few suspicions about banking. We can only guess what gave it away, but it's safe to say that flames do indeed signify fire.
As an investor, you want to know the extent of the damage, and what to do from here. This nonfictional dark comedy will guide you through the misconceptions and misdirections of banking today. It will teach you how to invest wisely."
The Progressive art director Nick Jehlen commissioned Dongyun Lee to create an illustration for their article "Family Farm Defender". Below is a step by step process:
Kent Barton has lent his scratchboard style to Runner's World Magazine in their latest issue's "The Warmup" section.
In between commissioned work, Edward Kinsella III gets a chance to work on hauntingly beautiful fine art work. These images will be shown in an upcoming gallery show with Jeff Love at Ghostprint Gallery.
Maria Corte Maidagan's geometric style is featured in the UK magazine "The Tablet". She was given only a few days to come up with 2 conceptual ideas, one for the cover and one interior, for how the French economy is affecting the vote for their 2012 elections. It came out fantastic!