The Capitol is a newspaper focusing on New York State politics, and they asked me to do the cover of their annual Budget Preview issue. I’m afraid I wasn’t familiar with three of the four figures in this illustration, but Art Director Mitchell Hoffman did a good job filling me in.
This project went extremely smoothly, which was pretty welcoming since their budget was smaller than I hoped. The sketch was approved with only a small change of switching the heads of Patterson and Silver. Here’s the sketch: