I wanted to focus on creating an atmospheric cityscape for a friends album, The title is twelve skies and the brief was really open. He wanted a depiction of a 'near future'. The title hints at outer space which is why the sky is vast and empty to contrast the busy cityscape. I suppose I wanted to get across how overcrowded this planet is, yet at the same time we are still just a tiny spec in the ever expanding universe.
I love working with perspective and playing around with subtle textures and creating atmosphere in my work. I used a mix of pencil, pens and inks before touching up with photoshop.