10.01.2010

Mao Mao Mao

Op-ed running in the LATimes today about the Chinese Communist Party "adopting" many of the ideologies of Confucianism - in an attempt to bridge many of the serious gaps plaguing the country. Long sentence ... sorry. Essentially, the solution is a bit suspiciously convenient. Man this painting went late - but its great to work at that time of night - the city gets so calm. Drawing Confucius' mustache on Mao was my favorite idea, so i was thrilled Wes went this way - here are some of the other roughs too:

7 comments:

Nimit Malavia said...

I LOVE THIS PIECE!!
The more i look at it, the mao I love it!

jillian said...

a joke:
where do the cats go on vacation?

answer:
the mao-tains.

Yuta Onoda said...

Stunning piece Pete!!

Anonymous said...

you are so fucking talented.

pete ryan said...

Thanks guys - these rush pieces really make you think on your feet - i appreciate the kind words so much.

mark smith said...

You're a master of the quick turnaround! Excellent work.

Victo Ngai said...

Great illo! But I kinda wish you would make the panda into final too...it made me laughed.haha