Did any of you watch the Oscars last night? I very much enjoyed them, from my persepctive of constantly drawing. I felt a joy in the air—pehaps the joy of celebrating movies, yes, but also a joy of being back together.
What brings everyone together, of course, is a love of visual storytelling. The energy is really electric, and, over the course of the week one can feel it building. The Academy has a new CEO, Bill Kramer, and I can sense a subtle shift in tone. Personally, this year was a little different for me because I know two people who were nominated! It was a thrill to see them both on the red carpet (one won, another lost, sadly).
I am glad to be back after two years away during the pandemic. Returning for my sixth on-site drawing week, I’m grateful to be given access to behind the scenes and on the carpet. Some of my work was shared on The New Yorker’s social media, and some on Vanity Fair’s Oscar Blog, as well as my own outlets.
Oh, and prints of my drawings will soon be sold in the Academy store!
As you know, I drew all week, below are my drawings from last night on the Red/Champagne Carpet and then from the Media Interview Room, where winners come to answer questions.
I hope you enjoy!
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Love all of these!! Hope you had time to have fun.