Saturday, 15 October 2011

Don't stop, sure shot

This is my entry for this year's Illustrators Australia 9x5 Exhibition.  Each year IA members receive a 9x5 inch piece of plywood in the post.  Ages ago I decided that every year I would shape my wood into an object after painting it, because I thought that it might detract from my comparative lack of illustration skills.  Anyone who knows what I make now on a day to day basis will realise that painting on wooden shapes has become a defining feature of my work.  So that's how a negative can become a positive, I guess.

...Having said that, I am not entirely happy with these two!

Wondering who they are?  Here's a clue: the theme of this year's exhibition is RAPTURE.  Here's another clue, thanks youtube.  


sister outlaws said...

That's a fantastic Blondie!

jenni said...

Eee Ghad Sandra...can't tell you how Big my love is for these two!
You're Brilliant!
I just L.O.V.E. them!
I'm off to slumber with a smile on my face x

Alice said...

Sandra, pasé un rato muy divertido con el video de youtuve... Tus muñecos están geniales, la elección de los personajes y tu interpretación, parece que bailan!!... es más, al final del video yo ya no veía personas... solo muñecos de madera hechos por ti!!!!

Sandra Eterovic said...

Aww thank you SO MUCH Julianne, Jenni and Alice! It means a lot to me that you like them.

Jo James said...

I recognized Blondie right off. The fact that I don't recognize the other guy says more about my lack of knowledge about celebrities (or whatever) than it does about your illustration skills (which are top notch).

Sandra Eterovic said...

Thank you SO much, Jo. :)
Her companion in the Rapture video is, as far as I know, a professional dancer. I think he is meant to be "The Man from Mars" of the lyrics, but you don't actually get to see him eating bars, cars or guitars, so I am not quite sure. ;)

Alexa said...

Absolutely fantastic.

Sandra Eterovic said...

Thank you Alexa!! Love your work. :)