Little white lies

Cover illustration 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'

This illustration shows the character 'George Smiley' from the film 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'. In the scope of the D&AD student awards, 'Little White Lies Magazine' called for entries to illustrate the cover for one of their 5 favourite movies of 2011. The illustration picks up stylistic elements which remind of old paper files the black, dotted ink pattern, the pale brownish background colour and the movie title which looks like a date stamp on the file. Smileys glasses reflect the shape of the chessmen which appear throughout the film.

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