The Revolt of the Elites and Uglytopia

Cover art for the Spectator Australia on the topic of Australia's cultural elite: a book review by Liberal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott on Nick Cater's 'The Lucky Culture'. I did relish the opportunity to draw a hipster! 'Revolt of the Elites' illustration for The Spectator Australia by Anton Emdin on Tony Abbott's book review of Nick Cater's 'The Lucky Culture'.  Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

It was a fast turnaround, as I'd already drawn the cover art on Miranda Devine's column 'Uglytopia' on Obama's recent collision with political correctness (see below) - but that was bumped to the interior and they needed something new for the Abbott piece. So again, a very busy week! Please click for a closer look!

Cover art for The Spectator Australia: Miranda Devine on Obama and the new gender crime.   Illustration © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

Here's how they ended up in print. I had to change the girl's red hair to brunette, as The Spectator Australia so often runs political covers, he didn't want her being confused with our red-headed PM, Julia Gillard.

Cover art and interior for The Spectator Australia, 26 March 2013.  Illustrations © Anton Emdin 2013.  All rights reserved.

Thanks for stopping by, and make sure to pick up a copy if you're so inclined...

Anton! Signature by and © Anton Emdin 2012. All rights reserved.