Editorial illustration for an article in Your Health by Gundry about carbohydrates. With a headline such as this, it was obvious what I needed to illustrate.
I hated this version with the fat sausage fingers. It just did not work.
Reference photo — previous versions felt kind of awkward and off before I used this reference.
These early versions used a bright and pastel background, not sure what I was thinking. If you’re going to reference Hamlet, you had better embrace the darkness.