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Prague vs. Red Eye: a travel sketch-journal face-off

The other week we introduced Kim Janson's sketch journal from her 2008 trip to Prague. (You can see that post here.) Her journal was transformed into a flash video and has been live now for a couple of years. Out in the web universe at the same time we were preparing our blog post—on the NY Times website, to be precise—Christoph Neimann was posting "Red Eye" on his Abstract Blog, containing a "visual diary documenting a flight from New York to Berlin (with a layover in London)."

Two very different sketch styles, and two different final products, two different times and two different flights AND two different destinations...

But they both try "alternate positions" with a neck pillow.

We love them both. A couple of our favorite highlights from Neimann's:

You can see the rest of his sketch journal here >>

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