wedding invitations are a decent way to make a living as an illustrator in good old Romania.
but be warned, it's no easy business, the couple i did these drawings for were some of the
toughest clients i've ever encountered. still, the work turned out pretty decent, considering
the fact that i was supposed to include a lion and a crab, Radisson hotel and a carnivalesque
atmosphere, to name a few of the requirements.
A few pics from Angouleme's International Comics Festival 2011, just to give you a lil' taste of
what our eyes were drewling over. Amongst tones of comic books hoarded from China to Finland to
Serbia,on shelves and stands, we came across a tiny exhibition of works by Dominique Goblet,
who also held an intense discussion on her ouvre, a myriad of mind bobbling exhibits at the
Comics Museum, one unique showcase of Hong Kong bd ... feels as though i've seen enough
comics to make me vomit rainbows on a daily basis.
copies of The Book of George to future Romanian comics fans from Europe and beyond.
We met up with at least a dozen creative comics collectives and publishing houses.
Oh! and i forgot to mention the very delicate but brutal exhibition of the new generation of
Belgian bd artists which included names like: Raul, Ilan Manouach and the previously mentioned
Miss Dominique. Le Dernier Cri was also present, bastard child of the festival, protesting alongside
other likeminded anarchists. For more info check Jumatatea Plina's site during the following weeks.