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Rocky Rudd

This week's cover art for The Spectator features ex-PM and now Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd as The Comeback Kid. Still fresh and battered from the latest knifing, he's in his corner, ready for the leadership fight. We think. 'Rocky Rudd' cover art for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2011

Brush and ink, digital. Please click for a closer look.

Tip of the hat to the mighty Jack Davis for the feet. I couldn't resist. Below is the loose sketch...

'Rocky Rudd' cover art sketch for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2011

... and the inks, below. I drew the main figure in traditional brush and ink, then added the background figures and some details in later, digitally.

'Rocky Rudd' cover art (inks) for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2011

And the published cover:

'Rocky Rudd' cover art for The Spectator Australia © Anton Emdin 2011

Thanks for looking!

Anton