"It was a dark time in a long, drawn-out war. Afghanistan was festering with resentment. The Pentagon brass were desperate. It was the kind of last-ditch moment when authorities start throwing an era’s weirdest ideas at its most hopeless bureaucratic mistakes." Brian Calvert / Pacific Standard
Venture behind the scenes as illustrator Graham Smith creates a series of illustrations about wartime Afghanistan, for Pacific Standard magazine. This is a quick, start to finish peek into the creative process, from reading the manuscript, and sketching out the first ideas, to the final product, all done while filming the entire process - himself.