I have decided to try and be more pro-active with my artwork. So here is my piece for the 9X5 exhibition, run every year, by Illustrators Australia. Carnival is the the theme, and nothing says carnival more than the age old masks of Tragedy and Comedy. They are the Yin and the Yang. The Red Nose Vs The White Face. An eternal struggle between order and chaos, for what is fun without the prospect of a little danger?
It seems so me that I have done one too many of these. Hanna Barbarbarabahbah have an interesting unique style, and instead of just trying to do my version of these guys, got caught up and tried to make them representative. Which failed, because I kept trying not to. Odd.
Anyways: Opening Titles, Bear Steals Basket, Man Chases Bear, Bear Tricks Man, The End, Credits, Wash, Rinse, Repeat.
Finally I have gotten around to completing the Obake Dave character set. All five characters are together at last. I have sat on these last two for a while, and they aren't looking too good for having had the experience :P
In no particular order (although this time it goes left to right) we have:
Look at them, love them, and please don't judge them. They are people too you know.
The Brief History Of Leigh A. Ryan: Born. Raised. Drew. Studied. Still drew. Studied more. Stopped drewing. Worked. Hated. Studied again. Drew lots. Drewing all the time. Fun so far. I'll keep you posted!