Selected poster designs & pages from the new book — & the primary source images that inspired ’em!
↓ BELOW, LEFT: Primary source images from eyewitness artists.
↓ BELOW, RIGHT: Click through to see how I created each “original” poster image.
This video shows the creation of the opening 2-page spread for Vol. 3!
Eastman Johnson’s “A Ride for Liberty”
Harriet Jacobs @ Alexandria Freedmen’s School:
Harriet Jacobs teaching (with Sarah Low visiting) in the “Jacobs Free School” @ Alexandria, Virginia.
This was the very first full-color artwork I drew for Vol. 3. Colby can’t see anything in the thick woods…
This became the front cover artwork for Vol. 3. // More about the scene >>
This work is PATRON-POWERED!
Technically this isn’t a “poster” — It’s a 2-page spread from the 2nd half of Vol. 3. If we ever color it, it’ll be a lot of deep dark blue.
MORE ARTWORK TO BE POSTED…