These are work-in-progress photos of a little illustration project I’m working on for the NarcoAgent (codename “Mixtape”).

I wanted the visual design process to in some way reflect the audio process of making a personal music compilation, and the experience of listening to one. So I’ve been pulling elements from different sources together – hand & vector drawn motifs, juxtaposed with borrowed images (mostly 18th and 19th century etchings from zoological and medical reference books), digitally manipulated, layered, reworked and remixed.



I’ve really been enjoying the cut ‘n paste / remix nature of the process. The success (or failure) of the outcome is yet to be determined…