A few weeks ago I had the amazing opportunity to interview local South Australian artist Gabriel Cunnett and talk about his illustration career, practice and experiences. I absolutely love Gabriel's highly detailed illustrations, where you can get lost for hours looking at all the design and narrative stories built within. This was an amazing opportunity to hear about his recent projects and gain some insight into the different illustration fields that he has worked within, particularly his work as a muralist.
Please enjoy the full interview below and i'm sure you will enjoy his incredible artwork as much as I do!
Cat Sidhe is a cat from Celtic mythology and represents the Letter 'C' in the Animal Alphabets 2020 Mythical Creatures Challenge. #animalphab
"The Cat Sidhe is a fairy creature from Celtic mythology. It is described as being all black except for a small white spot on its chest. It is said to haunt the Scottish highlands, and it is believed it could steal a dead persons soul by passing over the corpse before it was claimed by the gods." - excerpt from Animal Alphabets.
Set at midnight to the light of a full moon, the black phantom cat sits atop the Celtic marker stone, surrounded by a field of nocturnal flowers, glowing in anticipation for the ghostly deeds to come...