Richard Johnson Returns to Afghanistan to Draw the Drawdown

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Richard Johnson, the Senior Graphics Editor at The Washington Post has returned to Afghanistan for his fourth time to provide a view on the United States’ military’s drawdown through the power of illustrative journalism. Follow The Washington Post’s Drawing The World Together blog here. Stunning and important work and a true testament to the poet of illustration and urban sketching.

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Categories: Editorial, Illustrators

Author:Mark Kaufman

Mark Kaufman is a partner at Vivitiv, an issue oriented design firm providing creative services for organizations involved in housing, technology issues, education, the environment, and the arts. His illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Progressive, National Lampoon, The Stranger, and The Oxford American. Mr. Kaufman writes and draws the comic strips American Affairs Desk and I Drew This Thing. Mark is Vice President Communications, ICON9 The Illustration Conference and is an editor at Illustration Age. Mark Kaufman's Illustration Site ///// Vivitiv Issue Oriented Design

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2 Comments on “Richard Johnson Returns to Afghanistan to Draw the Drawdown”

  1. September 24, 2014 at 8:45 am #

    brilliant work! No matter how many different styles I see- or try- there is something about that blue- biro like line on plain paper that is understandably real.


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