Our deliverable was a 2"x2.5" black and white image that depicted this controversy. Our progress and the way we ran this project was supposed to similar to that of an actual illustrator (fast-paced and impersonal). On Thursday, we sent Barry five of our strongest concepts. Within the hour, he emailed us back a number of his favorite idea and then we were turned lose to create a finished image to turn in on Tuesday. These were my initial ideas:
Barry chose my first idea and from there I began developing a composition that was simple (because of the size, that was really my only option) and shape-based, relying heavily on contrast to make it successful.