Bot Hunters

Illustration for article on Contently.

The brief for this assignment was for a Lara Croft-style, badass, comic book woman battling bots as a fun parallel to the article's real world companies that investigate bot fraud—in this case, the use of malware to generate non-human web traffic.

I wanted to push things in a decidedly pulpy direction, given what the subject matter was. 
In the sketch phase I was mostly just concerned with establishing a nice diagonal line that could run through the image and keep the figure looking under pressure, but not completely overwhelmed. 
Ultimately I went with orange, but I had also considered using a bright yellow sky as an homage to 1950's pulp science fiction illustration.
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