Art director Jamie Mitchell wanted to take the need for a diagrammatic illustration for the article "Do a good scan, Stan!" and have a little fun with it.
He chose Rémy Simard for his ability to do just this! Jamie envisioned "...a very cute, funny dog in multiple positions/facial expressions, being scanned by a microchipwand." Our favorite part of this illustration is in fact the dogs facial expressions.
Here is a peek into Rémy Simard's process. Upon receiving Jamie's brief, Rémy began sketches for presentation.
...and after a bit of back and forth as Jamie and Rémy tweaked the sketches, here is the finished art