We Cannot Direct the Wind, but We Can Adjust the Sails

Illustration I made at SCAD. The theme was to create a narrative or conceptual illustration based on a fortune/fortune cookie. My fortune was “We cannot control the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”

Sean hicks artstation fortune cookie

Final Illustration

Sean hicks fortunecookiedetail02

Detail Shot of Full Illustration Size #2

Sean hicks fortunecookiedetail01

Detail Shot of Full Illustration Size #1

Sean hicks artstation fortune cookie1

Research: involves references and wordplay with the fortune cookie given to me.

Sean hicks artstation fortune cookie2

Preliminaries sketches and the final sketch before painting