Coldplay for Rolling Stone
Coldplay/14"x24"/oil on panel
Sketches - Steven chose the 2nd sketch with Chris Martin at his signature "Charlie Brownesque" piano. The one problem was that a botanical theme was used in the previous issue and he requested some sort of "rainbows and stars" in place of the flowers.
Revised sketch / Final under-drawing
Huge thanks to Steven for including me in his Society of Illustrators presentation a few weeks ago. I also just got a confirmation email yesterday that Jann Wenner, the co-founder and publisher of Rolling Stone, has purchased and now owns the original painting.