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Psychedelic Steve Jobs (collage portrait for ALFA magazine, Brazil)

ALFA is a Brazilian men magazine published by Editora Abril. They asked me for a Steve Jobs portrait slightly different from my previous ones. They wanted the psychedelic, the hippie, the younger Steve. Their article is talking about the his trips in India and in LSD as well as the first days of Apple. I decided to take a collage approach to the illustration using very old and probably kitsch Apple II advertisments from the late 70s and early 80s. I have based my whole portrait on the historic photo of Steve with the Apple but of course I wanted to put more color and more dynamics to it.


More about ALFA magazine (October 2010 issue).


Made with custom developed scripts and techniques in Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Creative Suite and Apple QuickTime Pro.


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Attention: Big file. (7500 x 8500 pixels = 25 x 28.3 inches @ 300 ppi)


Licensed under the Creative Commons License Scheme.

All the material used here is from my personal archive, the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA and of course from Apple Inc.

You can use this image for NON commercial projects, but you have to credit me.

Please, don't use it to express hate, racism or anything negative.


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Steve Jobs' portraits.


Thanks to Marcelo Zorzanelli @ Editora Abril.

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Taken on October 7, 2010