A little more than a month ago I got a call from Kim Bost at the New York Times asking me to do an illustration for the Letters op-ed page about some schools having their proms on weeknights because of too much ~PARTYING~. I was super excited and started sketching right away because it was a very tight deadline - due at 5:30 the same day!
Here are my sketches:
They decided to use the #4 with a tweak of adding backpacks to some of the dancers. And this is how the final turned out!
If you'd like, you can read the article here. Thank you to Kim and Aviva at NYT!