Hello all. One of the things that bugs me in modern times here in the states is how politically correct everything is becoming. You can't fart or scratch your butt without some group of people telling you that you are wrong for doing it or for using the word fart instead of something more suiting and palatable like bodily gas or poot...etc...
I started noticing this in the early 90's when my kids began going to school. Halloween cannot be used in the schools for the most part. They want it to be called Fall Festival or Fall Harvest instead. The kids could dress up for their parties in school, but you could not come to school dressed as a monster etc....but instead they wanted the kids to come to school dressed as story book characters...ie Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty, Pirates etc....nothing evil or scary allowed.....
I took a small job around the same time at a convenience store. We decorated the store in traditional Halloween decorations...ie witch heads, skulls, ghosts, bats and black cats etc. This is normal stuff for most retailers around here as well as the chain of stores I worked for. A couple of customers came in and found it offensive and made an issue over it and the next thing I knew, I recieved a notice to take 99 percent of it all down. The customers for the most part complained, because they loved what we did to the store originally with the decorations.
So.....with all this said, that is the inspiration for my entry. I am doing an image with a huge spider walking down the street with a witch riding atop. They are being trailed by protesters that have been wrapped in webbing and are being dragged behind the spider. Their protest signs litter the streets.
That is the jist of my entry. I have began modeling the victims . This is a trial of what the protesters will look like.
I think the title I will use for the image is ..."If Ya' Can't Beat Em' ...Eat Em' "
I hope this will be humorous?
ps. ironically Fox News is having a newscast about this right now.....geeez...it never ends...grrrrrr
The concept sketch is rough...or rather ultra quick and dirty...and kindergartenish too I guess...but guess that is why they call it a concept...
2nd sketch is an over head view for to help me with placement.
3rd is the webbed up protester sketch
4th is the concept sketch for the witch rider on the lead black widow
5th is my little bat(s) sketch