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Nathan Hackett / International Woman’ Day

This illustration was drawn on international Women’s Day after reading about the second wave of feminism in the 1960’s. The cultural shift created by the unified, rallied dialogue and questioning of gender roles, rights and even shares in workplaces (not just ‘pink collared’ jobs) must have been much more radical against the absurdity and size […]

Nathan Hackett / Upskill Your Day, WHN? Magazine

‘Upskill Your Day’ is advice given by Danny Forest, a motivated autodidact who is dedicating his time and efforts to learning new skills with a term he coins as ‘upskilling’. This illustration was for a feature for WHN? Magazine (What Happenes Next? Magazine from Hyundai) and lays out Danny’s 7 tips for how to increase […]

Nathan Hackett / Behind the Oscars, The Hollywood Reporter

These illustrations were made for this years Oscar special in the Hollywood Reporter. The larger image was a 2 page spread for an article that covered the people who work behind the scenes and limelight of the red carpet event and interviewed some choice workers who manage the event such as ‘The Limo Wrangler’ and […]

Nathan Hackett / Hollywood Reporter: Digital Tv Bundling Gains Momentum

This illustration was created for an article in the Hollywood Reporter about how digital tv services are going to try offering combinations of streaming packages, and if these streaming channels do cooperate, how these bundles could look and what effect these schemes may have on streaming customers.

Nathan Hackett / AAA: Safety Tips for Driving in Adverse Weather Conditions

This illustration was made to accompany an article for the AAA on how best to prepare for driving in bad weather throughout the winter. Hazards and solutions covered in the article are featured in the illustration. There was another version created for the Florida audience covering instead floods and stormy, torrential rain, and an animation […]

Nathan Hackett / AAA- Illustrations for AutoBuying in December

Spot illustrations to accompany an article in the AAA Living section giving advice on how to get the best December deals if you’re in the market for buying a new car, including using the calendar to your advantage and doing your research.

Nathan Hackett / List for Santa

Originally drawn on Black Friday evening while thinking about how strange it is that it’s just after American Thanksgiving. Maybe there just isn’t enough things to be thankful about yet until Christmas. Really it’s just a small, festive drawing about the enormity of christmas shopping there is still left to do.

Nathan Hackett / Why Oscar Host is the Worst job in Town-The Hollywood Reporter

An illustration of the oscar statue outside the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard where the ceremony is held to accompany an article considering why the Oscars host role is so unpopular in Hollywood and who would suit the responsibility.

Nathan Hackett / Haunted multi-level’s spooky tenants

Nathan Hackett created a multi-level haunted house filled with a monster under the bed, Frankenstein, witches, cauldrons, a headless horseman and mummies in the basement. Hackett shows this gang of gruesome tenants preparing for a Happy and spooky Halloween.  

Nathan Hackett / How to be credit card smart

Nathan Hackett created a series of illustrations for a lifestyle article that appeared in AAA magazine with advice on managing credit cards. The article suggests ways to maintain a good credit score and presents methods for securing a mortgage with a low interest rate. Hackett uses larger-than-life credit cards in his illustrations to show the impact of credit on our daily lives. […]

Nathan Hackett / Under the big tent

Nathan Hackett was inspired by a day the illustrator spent at the circus observing a circus troupe.  His character studies of performers honing their craft and their acts—without an audience—shows ringmaster, clown, magician, even acrobats, doing the everyday from having a bite to eat to checking messages on a smartphone. Hackett’s behind the scenes approach […]

Nathan Hackett / The New Politics of Sex Scenes

Nathan Hackett’s illustrations for the Hollywood Reporter for an article on whether women are feeling more empowered today on set when approving sex and nudity scenes. According to the Reporter, amid pressures actors’ lawyers are demanding more specific and ironclad protection. Hackett’s illustrations show an actor discussing provisions with an attorney while in bed, actors […]

Nathan Hackett / Effects of a deadline on a procrastinator

Nathan Hackett’s conceptual illustration of an advancing deadline and its effect on the pysche of a procrastinator. His protagonist begins the month on a high note: unstressed and unaffected.  As days pass, indifference leads to anticipation, then worry,  and finally, a frantic finish at month’s end. She resorts to a cannon one day, digging a […]

Nathan Hackett / Home buying market pinch

Nathan Hackett’s illustrations of frustrated home buyers finding a housing market with fewer homes that are priced higher than they’d hoped. Here, Hackett pictures home buyers browsing empty shelves and expressing dismay at inflated home prices.    

Nathan Hackett / Sydney’s Kings Cross Hotel for Neighbourhood magazine

Nathan Hackett created a cover illustration and other illustrations to accompany an opinion piece on the iconic Kings Cross Hotel. The article appeared in Sydney’s Neighbourhood magazine, designed to promote the hotel. The area where Kings Cross Hotel is located was once a red light district, attracting a rich yet rough party crowd. Regulars to the neighborhood were pushed out due […]


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