There is nothing like a parking ticket in a language you have trouble reading to make you feel wronged. Especially when you bought a parking pass, displayed it on the dashboard and departed fifteen minutes before it expired. It does not make sense. So you go home, get on Google Translate, and try to sort through the Hebrew legalese, but cannot figure it out. All you know is, it’s not fair!
One of my goals is to tell a story by including and emphasizing portions of what I see and not drawing the parts that do not help. To me, the tilt of the man’s head along with his pushed back chair and dangling arm suggested that he was perplexed and perhaps ready to give up, so I emphasized these. The computer’s odd angle and the crumpled pile of paper gave context for the story but also reflect a lack of harmony between the man’s purpose and his sense of what he has accomplished. I also wanted my use of color to help with the story and so used lots of grays and blues to reflect his air of discouragement.
This is an iPad sketch.