Friday Cartoon: Godzilla Vs. Kong

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GODZILLA VS. KONG: WHY DID YOU SAY THAT NAME??
Watched Godzilla Vs. Kong last weekend. It was terrible. I loved it. Nothing made any sense. It was like 20 writers wrote their own scenes without checking each other’s work to see if they were contradicting each other. No one concept that’s set up survives to the end of the movie. Who cares? Once you see a giant gorilla punching out a giant lizard (it really reminded me of the video of the guy punching the kangaroo to save his dog, which remains one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen) a plot that makes sense is a vanishing requirement. In fact you can nearly just turn it off after that punch. It’s hilarious.

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Tobe Nwigwe and Fat – Procreate Caricature

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Tobe Nwigwe is one of the most consistently creative artists working today, with a singular artistic vision only matched by the prolificacy of his output. He, Fat and Nell (and the kids!) have this unified aesthetic from furniture to clothing, and the Pandemic Project was an uplifting event at a time when everything was bleak. The whole family-centred approach to music and video creation is radically wholesome and is really inspirational, but there’s room for brooding and darkness in there too. I’m a bit of a fan. It’s utterly jaw-dropping how much music he’s put out in the last year. Did I mention I’m a bit of a fan?

This is a caricture portrait of Tobe Nwigwe and Fat created in Procreate for the iPad. I intend to do a series of caricature portraits to hone my digital painting. I’m quite late to the digital game so the learning curve is somewhere between a really large hoola-hoop and one of the rings of Saturn. I’m finding it a curse and a blessing, there’s huge time savings to be had but an amazing gulf conceptually between drawing on paper and drawing and painting digitally. It’s the long way to Carnagie Hall for the next while.

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