Rico Schacherl / Self-promotion

Back page from a four page educational environmental pamphlet for schools I illustrated last week... was one hell of a rush job, but not unhappy with the final result.

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Rico Schacherl / Commission
Commissioner: Square Kilometre Array South Africa, Jive Media
Date of publication / release: 22.06.2011

Fun educational comic book about the South African bid to host the giant Square Kilometre Array radio telescope complex -- three 8 page stories featuring the adventures of Hannah, the local school newspaper's intrepid reporter in her quest t find out more about all the high technology stuff being built around her little hometown of Carnarvon in the Karoo desert region. Along the way she makes friends with a meerkat and a bat-eared fox and the Naledi, the astronomer.


Artwork executed in pen and ink and photoshop digital colouring.

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The sweater
Kittens in sweaters
Zippy the Pig
Animal Jazz Combo
The Vegetable Garden
Rufus was a big dog
Lion learns to swim
The Flying Hippo
The Shnook
Grumpy Dinosaur
Reading Elephant
Love at first sniff