A cover for The Economist: butterflies in a bamboo forest

I had the priviledge of illustrating the cover for this week’s Economist, titled “Bamboo capitalism”. There are businessmen steering red butterflies through a thriving bamboo forest. The image is meant to show how the enterpreneurial spirit of individual businessmen is what drives China’s rapid growth and productivity. Kudos to the keen artistic vision and collaboration of Graeme James, Art director.


for The Economist