New Scientist

New Scientist magazine – July 17th 1980 issue
Art Editor Chris Jones

Cover Commission to illustrate a feature article titled ‘Danger: computers at work’.

The article expressed concern regarding American air traffic controllers use of bits of paper to plot traffic movements when computers go down.

The illustration was commissioned to a tight deadline and is an example of the more direct method of drawing using pen and ink. First thoughts and actions became the finished artwork.