Journey of an illustration

I read the news about the latest plan to fine CEOs if their firms conducted unwarranted cold calling. Immediately an image sprang to mind (well that’s what you would want in the heat of a commission, obviously, if it were one!). So I sketched it out. I knew straight away the pool of tears was OTT and thought I’d better have a few different ideas. I also knew I’d need some snakes and some telephones photos to make a more accurate image, even if I stuck to my normal hand-drawn, sketchy feel. So I came up with the idea of a sledgehammer because…