Book Of Fame Chapter 2
Work In Progress...

The Book Of Fame is a project that I started to explore various styles of illustration and to delve more into the study of creating copy by exploring the quotes of notable people.

Chatper two is a work in progess.  I wanted to share the growth of the book as it is created, becauce I now have enough illustrations where I can begin looking for a publishing company.

The idea was to create a book where I could try out different styles of illustration by sketching various historic figures, musicians, artists, writers, etc.  I give myself up to five minutes to complete the initial sketch of each person I illustrate in the book.  This allows me to create a basic image that I can then add some color to. 
One of the best ways to study how to write is by reading the well known authors.  However, another way is to delve into the world of quotations.  Notable people throughout history have said some brilliant and even sometimes hilarious things.  By reviewing the quotes of well known people one can breather a little inspiration into the copy that they write.  Thus, for this project it is important to find those figures who have several notable quotations.
Each chapter will consist of twenty illustrations and will be of various people who have had some sort of impact in their life's work.  I do have a list of people that I want to include in the book, however I am not limiting myself to this list.  The book follows how I feel at the moment that I want to create an image.  Thus, every flip of the page will lead to a person who is notable for a different reason.

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." -Steve Jobs

"No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." -Robin Williams

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." -Bill Cosby
Please note that this was created before the acqusations came into the news.

"If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere." -Marilyn Monroe

"I would like to say to people, open your eyes and find beauty where you normally don't expect it." - John Paul Gaultier

"No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible." -George Burns

"It takes no more time to see the good side of life than it takes to see the bad." -Jimmy Buffett

"If you can't get your songs to people one way, you have to find another." -B.B. King
"You have to stay faithful to what you're working on." -Stephen King


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