A man, composed of half red and half

The illustration is not much larger than a letter-sized piece of paper, but the vibrant colors and expressive shapes catch your eye immediately. The composition is simple: A man, composed of half red and half blue colored pencil. stares into space with tired, auburn eyes, surrounded by wiry black marker, offering a nod to the graffiti art that saturates Manhattan concrete. Some might say that the piece looks unfinished or too simple, and Green admits, “The process for this piece didn’t take too long, as it initially began as a mere sketchbook drawing.” As a result, the lines and movement of the piece may appear to be unintentional and unplanned, but the spontaneity of the illustration lends itself to a somewhat comforting quality upon viewing.