The theme for creating a collectors edition of coasters sponsored by the Anna Goodson Agency was: “Illustrators in support of Gay rights in Russia. Art is stronger than words.” So far we have had amazing publicity from numerous sites such as Hireanillustrator.com, Huffpost.com and Out.com.
About six sketches latter it became clear that I must avoid all the Olympic symbols, such as the rings, the torch, and even the medals. Here is the evolution of the illustration for the Anna Goodson Agency gay rights project. Click an image to enlarge.