Thursday, September 27, 2012

Macho Madames and Femme Fellas

Our much anticipated Gender Blender theme was just the right mix of sugar and spice. Gender constructs were flouted and transgression was the order of the day! Art monkeys happily took a walk on the wild side - our audience was awash with fabulous facial hair, frocks and socks in all sorts of places. Miss Candy AppleBottom and the dashing Julio Juju made their joined debut on the sketchy stage, to the delight of us all.

What a pair! Our stars for the evening, Miss Candy AppleBottom and Mister Julio Juju.

Miss Candy AppleBottom was in her element! Already somewhat of a local legend, Candy runs a regular Cross Dressing Sunday event at our favourite portside watering hole The Wunderbar. If you're in Christchurch, head on down in your finest and join in the fun and fabulousness.

Miss AppleBottom ensnared us all with her her endless legs and magical loop pedal; even adding witty banter and flirtatious de-frocking to the mix.

Roguish yet refined; Julio Juju had us all a bit hot under the collar.

Dream date! The chemistry! The camaraderie! The combined hotness!

Rockin' the mo, like a pro! Julio set hearts a-fluttering with his macho mien.

Tawdry and Pimp Master of Ceremonies, Rosie Reckless admiring all the awesome.

Julio brought all the girls to the yard! The night was characterised by boogying, beer consumption and Village People songs.

Julio's ruse unravelled in the most delightful way!

The night was full of surprises!

There were bountiful beards and bodacious bottoms galore!

For one of our famous embellishment challenges, we encouraged our art monkeys to take
our stars facial hair to the next level!

 A classic pose to end the night....

And what a peen-tastic night it was! There may even have been some serendipitious product placement by Absolution in the last pose..

A modelling match made in sketchy paradise; Julio and Candy's androgynous antics and perfect posing had us all enamoured. It was all captured by our keen eyed paparazzi - many thanks to Amy Lilley and Natasha Halliday!

Our prizes, as ever, hit the spot - many thanks to Absolution Tattoo and Pierce, Madam Butterfly's Vintage Style Boutique, Gordon Harris Art Supplies and our international sponsor, Baby Tattoo Books.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Gender Blender

Ladies, gentlemen and everyone inbetween!

Take a walk on the wild side and join your local sketchy scoundrels for a gender blending extravaganza! Drinking, drawing, dudes and dames!

The delectable Miss Candy AppleBottom and His-Hotness
¡Julio Juju! promise to sex up our stage and flirt with the fluidity of gender. They'll pose, perform and leave you pondering your preference.

So muster up your machoness and draw out your diva; get ready to translate their androgynous antics with pe(e)n or b(r)ush. It'll be a night of gender bending and sexy sketching!

Your assignment? Bring your own art supplies to draw your own conclusions and dress to digress! Prizes for the chicks and chaps that do their best.

We ♥ our sponsors:
Absolution Pierce and Tattoo, Madam Butterfly's Vintage Style Boutique, Gordon Harris Art Supplies and international sketchy sponsor Baby Tattoo Books.

R18. Strictly no entry prior to 6.30pm, First pose at 7.30pm. Be early for the best seats! Canterbury Bowling Club - 109 Salisbury Street, with entry via Gracefield Ave. Tickets $13 plus booking fee. Available online via Cosmic Ticketing and in-store at Cosmic in Cashel Mall.

We would like to advise there is no photography at this event. Document our models with drawing only.