Mad Men Season 5 Now on Netflix + The Evolution of Season 6 Poster

Get caught up on season 5 before season 6 starts on April 7th.

Brian Sanders, a notable 75 year old artist who did such work as the poster for “2001: A Space Odyssey”, agreed to take on the Mad Men season 6 promo key art. Here's the process for creating it.

Mad Men artist

Brian with the finished piece.

Jon Hamm wearing a suit and tie standing next to a sign

Photos are taken and a mock-up is created by entertainment industry ad firm The Refinery.

A pencil drawing of Jon Hamm

Brian creates a sketch.

Finished Mad Men art

The final poster.

Images copyright AMC

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