Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Jack of Hearts: Crime and...

Can it be? Jakolnikov finds he has lost his appetite for the stolen tarts, which lie on their plate mocking him with their flaky perfection.

This concludes the Alice posts for now, I have a couple of more which I will post later on, and possibly I may take the non-canonical stuff/mashup stuff further. The archive for May of this year has most of the Alice posts if you missed the earlier installment. Tomorrow, an illustration or two for the words post.

14 comments:

mum said...

Agh, the famous story of Jack Raskalnikov, as told in Dostoyevsky Tales from the Underground - who knew this was the underground to which he was referring?

Tell me, if Jakolnikov isn't interested in the tarts, and if there are no other takers...

ger said...

... there are: me...

Rick said...

Mum,
So that's where all the discussion about toothaches comes from in "Underground". He ate too many tarts!
;-)

subtorp77 said...

Tarts? What tarts? Munch, munch, munch...delicious!

Caio Fernandes said...

incredible drawing and ..... how did you do for the tarts get so small !!!???
i loved this balcony .

tony said...

Save One For Me mum!

Totalfeckineejit said...

I've always wanted a tart with a heart ;)

ArtSparker said...

Caio - first I bought some normal sized sugar cookies, which happened to have a tiny sugar heart in the middle, then I cut them into round pieces, then softened the edges with water and sculpted the edges with an exacto knife. Then I stained them with a little coffee to make them look browner on the edges.

ArtSparker said...

TFE - reminds me of "London you're a Lady" (which should possibly not be used as an anatomical guide for surgeons).

Harnett-Hargrove said...

I love this one! There is a resonance... -J

Roger Simó said...

Uau! This is great! Wonderful work, really magic...

aleph said...

Jakolinikov has lost his appetite but I have recovered mine and feel like stealing the stolen hearted tarts. Even though the secret of their making has been revealed, i still want them!

California Girl said...

wonderful reference, artistic creation and, btw, those tarts look delicious.

Bee said...

The stolen tarts are tempting, indeed. They look a bit like jammy dodgers!