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Business QuiZ

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Top Movie Villains

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IN PRINT >>Work on the neWsstands

LA Times’ Biz Quiz

Client: the LoS angeLeS timeS art direCtor: derek SimmonS desCription: cover illustration and spots for the los angeles times business section. The illustrations were for a year-end business quiz.

green Buildings

Client: government eXecUtive art direCtor: keLLy martin desCription: illustration for an article on the government’s plan to downsize the number of federal data centers. it serves as a perfect opportunity to incorporate the latest green it strategies.

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IN PRINT

rumsfeld For the Post

Client: the waShington PoSt art direCtor: aLLiSon ghaman desCription: illustration for a review on two books featuring Donald rumsfeld. one, an autobiography and the other, a work of fiction.

mix martial artists Client: UFc magazine art direCtor: Brant LoUck desCription: i regularly illustrate the ‘escape’ department for the official ultimate Fighting championship magazine. ‘escape’ highlights international fighters.

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MISC. >>Promo & Personal Work

Top 20 Movie Villains anton chigurh

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

max cady

CAPE FEAR

The shark JAWS

tony montoya SCARFACE

Darth vader STAR WARS

Hannibal lecter The joker

THE DARK KNIGHT

Hal 9000

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

jack torrance THE SHINING

keyser soze THE USUAL SUSPECTS

john Doe SE7EN

travis Bickle

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hey’re wicked and foul, but what would movies be without them? Throughout the many years of cinematic history, one fact has always remained constant about movie bad guys ... we love to hate them. B r i a n tay l o r i l l u s t r at i o n / B t i l l u s t r at i o n . c o m

TAXI DRIVER

The alien ALIEN

alex Forrest

FATAL ATTRACTION

SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

norman Bates PSYCHO

Freddie krueger

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

joan crawford

MOMMIE DEAREST

Frankenstein’s monster

FRANKENSTEIN

The wicked witch of the west

THE WIZARD OF OZ

nurse ratched

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST


MISC. comic Book cover tribute

Bob Dylan mel From ‘Flight of the conchords’

lane Pryce of ‘mad men’ B t i l l u s t r at i o n . c o m / B r i a n tay l o r i l l u s t r at i o n


FINISH >>from sketch to final art

Tennis Wonderland

Client: tenniS magazine / SmaSh magazine art direCtor: gary Stewart desCription: two page spread for a feature about nick Bollettieri’s tennis academy. The art director wanted “a fanciful overview of the academy grounds, with tons of kids playing in a kind of tennis fantasy world loosley based on the actual grounds map.” a portrait of nick Bolletteieri needed to be included as well as certain elements such as the statue, street sign, etc.

SketcheS

FinaL

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reviSed coLor Sketch


FINISH

wily tiger

FinaL & tearSheet

SketcheS

Client: inStitUtionaL inveStor / aLPha art direCtor: JenniFer kLock desCription: illustration of julian robertson jr., the founder of one of the great original hedge funds, tiger management.

Book review

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tearSheet

Client: La timeS Book review art direCtor: JUdith Pryor desCription: Portrait of David Foster wallace, the subject of David lipsky’s novel “although of course you end up Becoming yourself: a road trip with David Foster wallace.” SketcheS

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PAINT >>mY traditional stYle

michael moore

Client: chronicLe review art direCtor: Scott SeymoUr

mclaren emerging Client: chriStianity today art direCtor: gary gnidovic

Samuel L. Jackson

Brian Taylor is a Washington, DC area illustrator.

His clients include: The Los Angeles Times, Billboard, Games for Windows, Variety, The Washington Post, USA Today, Chicago Tribune & Harvard University. His awards include: American Illustration, Society of Illustrators LA & Illustrators of DC, VA & MD.

Brian taylor illustration / (703) 862-4774 / Btillustration@veriZon.net / Btillustration.com Btillustration.BlogsPot.com / FaceBook.com/Btillustration / twitter.com/Btillustration B r i a n tay l o r i l l u s t r at i o n / B t i l l u s t r at i o n . c o m


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