Colin McElwaine : Love letter to the Midwest


Commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
Illustration for the Financial Times London, this illustration was created for Patti Waldmeir's story in defence of the US’s misunderstood Midwest. Frequently people make assumptions about the Midwest but with a new perspective this illustration aims to show that this editorial offers a look behind the curtain at the real Midwest.

How was the illustration used:
It was used in a printed magazine and online

How did you make this work:
This illustration was created digitally in Procreate

Commissioner Name :
Brian Saffer
Commissioner Company :
The Financial Times

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Queensland College of Art
Fine Art
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Colin McElwaine is an Australian illustrator and designer with a focus on editorial, packaging and motion. Currently based in Meanjin Colin has experience working as a designer and is currently studying at the Queensland College of Art