Romeo and Juliet

Every summer my mom produces and directs a Shakespearean play performed by community high-schoolers.  She puts so much work into these productions, making the sets, the costumes (ALL the costumes, which is a BIG deal, and they are fantastic!), casting, directing…she does pretty much everything except the posters…because that’s my job of course! 

Here is the poster I created for this year’s performance of Romeo and Juliet:



I was a little rushed on the color work, but I think it turned out pretty well considering.  What I’m most happy with is my initial line drawing:


To me it seems to have a life, elegance, and confidence that didn’t quite make it into the color version.