Time to Act
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.
The issue of more than 26 million people displaced
by natural disasters, represented by a family
and their crossing for help
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.
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.
On the line
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.
The family arrives in a slum. We see the card board shelters etc.
On the right some workers build a more solid building.
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.
A meeting in the UN and a hand taking the letter with a "approved" stamp.
Time to act
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.