Wow. My head is still spinning from the news that I've been nominated for two division awards in this year's National Cartoonists Society Reuben Awards!
I'm one of three finalists in both the Magazine Feature/Magazine Illustration and Advertising Illustration categories.
I'm honoured to be nominated alongside Tom Richmond and Lou Brooks in 'Magazine Illustration', and Dave Whamond and Jack Pittman in 'Advertising Illustration'. All these guys are amazing artists - go check out their sites!
Below are some of my submissions. Please click for a closer look.
Magazine Feature / Magazine Illustration
Glee parody splash page for Australian MAD (more on this piece here)
'Rise of China' cover art for The Spectator Australia (more on this piece here)
'Insane Theories of Glenn Beck...' for US MAD (words by MAD, more on this piece here)
Beach scene for People Magazine (Aust.) (more on this piece here)
Coco Monkey for Kellogg's Coco Pops / JWT / The Drawing Book
Foldout illustration for NRMA through Mercer-Bell & The Drawing Book (more on this piece here)
'Shrewd Gambler' mascot for Luxbet through The Drawing Book (more on this piece here)
Wonderland Bakery characters for Agency 3-0 and The Drawing Book (more on this piece here)
The winners of these, and all the awards will be announced at the National Cartoonists Society’s 65th Annual Reuben Awards banquet in Boston on the 28th of May. I wish all the nominees the best of luck, and I can't wait to see all my American toony buddies for what should be a great long weekend!
For a full list of all the division nominees, please visit: http://www.reuben.org/?p=848
Thanks for stopping by, Anton