Brand Consultant & Illustrator


Branding, Identity, Graphic Design and Illustration stories and information by Joe Barsin, Brand Consultant, JEB Design, Inc.

FUNWORLD magazine cover illustrations, May 2010 and 2011

FUNWORLD cover illustration, May 2010

FUNWORLD cover illustration, May 2011Sketch for the FUNWORLD, May 2010 coverSketch for the FUNWORLD, May 2011 coverIllustrated the front cover of the May 2010 and 2011 issues of FUNWORLD. A monthly magazine published by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).

I have been fortunate to work closley with FUNWORLD's Senior Editor, Jeremy Schoolfield, on 4 cover illustrations over the past 2 years. The first cover we worked on together is showcased here. It was such a success that Jeremy brought me back for the 2011 Holiday issue cover. 

The theme of these 2 issues (May 2010 & 2011) was to illustrate the 2 important Holidays that bring in allot of revenue for the Attractions industry. The Halloween and Christmas Holidays are very different visually so the challenge was trying to bridge these two conceptually.

I have enclosed my original sketches that the editorial team at FUNWORLD reviewed and provide input. You can see how the sketches are pretty close to the final product.

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This alternative background cover was provided, as well. FUNWORLD went with the golden version.