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Location: US Web: www.forwardcomix.com Email: Jerome@forwardcomix.com ME DIA: Photoshop, Illustrator, Poser Jamaican-born Jerome moved on from a kid drawing crayons on the kitchen floor to study art in high school and then college. However, it’s only recently that the artist has rediscovered his passion for illustration.
“Manga has been one of my consistent influences,” he reveals. “I really love intricate line-work, and disciplined colour application. Or perhaps it’s just my subconscious from when was a kid.”
1 Moon Hangs On
“This is the cover to Moon’s Ostrich, published by Forward Comix. It features a young girl who goes on wild and crazy adventures in a steampunk world. I tried to imagine the most dangerous situation: attempting to board an airship as it was rocketing into the air.”
2 Torching of the Art House of Cranes
“I wanted to do more studies looking at the connection between the arts, cultural diversity and industrialisation. This sparked the idea about a fashion icon, caught in the middle of a time of unrest. I really like this illustration.”