Time to Act
Perspective Magazine

September, 2015
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Client
Spoon Agency

Art Direction
Lars Jenssen

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About

Set of illustrations and cover illustration for Perspective magazine 
published by the Norwegian Refugee Council. 
The feature article dealt with the issue 
of more than 26 million people displaced 
by disasters such as floods and storms every year. 

Illustrations was drawn, inked and coloured 
with Wacom Intuos in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Cover

About
The issue of more than 26 million people displaced 
by natural disasters, represented by a family 
and their crossing for help

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p.10
Opening

About​​​​​​​
Art director wanted a landscape where we see some of the climate change and disasters. 
Draught, flood, typhoon, earthquake, tsunami and volcano, and a small group of refugees running
to make a dramatic scenery to be the opening.

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p.12-13
Family

About

For this illustration, we meet a family fleeing a flooding. Water reaching up their legs. 
Mother, father, two kids and a dog. Father carrying their belonging on his head. 
Fleeing their home in the background.

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p.14-15
On the line

About

For this illustrations, we see the same family waiting in a line of refugees outside a city border. 
Soldiers guarding a roadblock, and a group of people fleeing from a volcano and war scene. 
Buildings on fire, tanks, soldiers etc.

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p.16-17
The slum

About

The family arrives in a slum. We see the card board shelters etc. 
On the right some workers build a more solid building. 

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p.18-19
Changes

About

For this illustrations, Lars wanted an island society sinking in the sea. Drowning citys and fields and farms. 
In the other side, a market scene. One man selling a shovel to a buyer for some cash, like a positive situation.

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p.20-21
Approved

About

A meeting in the UN and a hand taking the letter with a "approved" stamp.

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p.22-23
Time to act

About

A final scene where several organizations help refugees. Trucks, Field hospital, etc. 
Lars asked for using the logos of organizations on buildings, tents, cars, poster, hospital (like Red Cross) etc. 

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