Just finished this illustration of the band Grizzly Bear last night before bed. In addition to wanting to take full advantage of their lovely band name (who wouldn't?), I also wanted to illustrate the success they've had this year with their album "Veckatimest."
This piece will go on to become part of a new promo package I'm working on. Below is the final version, and a couple of small sketches to show where it all came from.
Figuring out the type. In the end, hand drawn Caslon just felt right.
Last sketch before working on the final. Thought about adding the scientific name in but it really served no purpose.