The next issue of Lodging Magazine will have an article dealing with the very topical issue of privacy in the hospitality industry, sparked by the Erin Andrews story. I was asked to creatively illustrate the hurdles that hotels must jump for their clients’ privacy in today’s world.
I started with a pencil sketch of some hotel guests walking from the elevator to their room, which has been thoroughly chained and locked up, for their security.
The editors at the magazine asked that I put the guests more in the background but have some hotel staff securing the locks on the door, so I changed it for my next sketch, quickly colored in with colored pencils.
The editors approved this version. After looking at photos of some hotel hallways online, I changed the color scheme a little for the finish, but the composition is the same: