Adweek - Twitter turns Ten

Always a blast lending the vision to the folks of Adweek; they approached me about baking a cake for Jack Dorsey's brainchild, Twitter, on the occasion of it turning ten years old

Initial sketches for Margo Braha of Adweek. Seen here, rough direction featuring a Twitter-type bluebird in a boardroom hovering over his birthday cake. Drawing by Michael Clinard, 2016. 

Initial sketches for Margo Braha of Adweek. Seen here, rough direction featuring a Twitter-type bluebird in a boardroom hovering over his birthday cake. Drawing by Michael Clinard, 2016. 

Margo essentially knew what she was after, but it took a certain level of collaboration over the final few days in leading up to delivery of the project that it really took shape.  

Initial sketch of Twitter-themed birthday cake. Drawing by Michael Clinard, 2016.  

Initial sketch of Twitter-themed birthday cake. Drawing by Michael Clinard, 2016.  

Here's another:

Semifinal direction for Adweek Twitter birthday cake cover. Drawing by Michael Clinard, 2016.  

Semifinal direction for Adweek Twitter birthday cake cover. Drawing by Michael Clinard, 2016.  

And then Margo was like: 

Screen grab of my iPhone for retouching Prince of Darkness, Zach Vitale.  

Screen grab of my iPhone for retouching Prince of Darkness, Zach Vitale.  

And me and Vitale were like: 

Screen grab of my iPhone correspondence with Margo Braha, Adweek Photo Editor.  

Screen grab of my iPhone correspondence with Margo Braha, Adweek Photo Editor.  

And then they were like:

Screen grab of iPhone of current Adweek cover in my iBooks application.  

Screen grab of iPhone of current Adweek cover in my iBooks application.  

Here's the opener made based on the sketch seen above. 

iPhone pic of iMac meant to show Vitale the cup that I made red.  

iPhone pic of iMac meant to show Vitale the cup that I made red.  

Excited to share more news and the like very soon! Crazy stuff en route!!