Calendar 2020

This calendar uses a cut-out technique to play with color and relief. Each month of the year is illustrated with a well-know fairy tale or children's story. For the design I chose  iconic images that are both simple and evocative. Client: Ion Creangă Theater, Bucharest....

Summer theatre

This is a poster for the theatre outdoor summer season. The plays were held in an amphitheater, which inspired this illustration. Client: Ion Creangă Theater, Bucharest....

Dancing diary

"Dancing diary" is a project that presents key moments from my dancing life, before and after 2020's "Great social Distancing". The good, the bad, the ugly and the very beautiful, the joy and the hardships, the giving up and the going on - all of...

December 1989

Here is a preview of a short comic about the Romanian revolution that brought an end to the communist era and Nicolae Ceaușescu's dictatorship. The story was part of an anthology gathering 39 artists and their take on the events of December 1989 - be...

Fisksoppa Chapter III

Pirates! …we mean honest and brave Explorers! And a sea made of soup! Fisksoppa tells the story of five reckless travelers and their adventures in a world of intrigue, edible monsters and undiscovered tastes. It’s a tale of friendships, suitable for all ages. This is a webcomic...

Fisksoppa Chapter I

Pirates! …we mean honest and brave Explorers! And a sea made of soup! Fisksoppa tells the story of five reckless travelers and their adventures in a world of intrigue, edible monsters and undiscovered tastes. It’s a tale of friendships, suitable for all ages. This is a webcomic...

Tango steps

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/TangodancersStephanieFausto-supercrompressed2.mp4" poster="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/stephanie-fausto-2-1280.png"][/video] An ilustration inspired by two of my favaourite tango dancers and teachers: Fausto Carpino and Stephanie Fesneau. The animation was featured in the Gala Tango Cazino 2019 show, Cluj-Napoca. Music credits: Si soy así - Carlos Gardel con la Orquesta de Alfredo...

Tango dancers

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The Orchestra

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/IleanaSurducanorchestracompressed.mp4" poster="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/orchestra-1280.jpg"][/video] And here we have the whole orchestra! - inspired by Solo Tango Orchestra, and featured in the Gala Tango Cazino 2019 show, Cluj-Napoca. Every time I see them perform, I am captivated by their amazing energy - and the music becomes an...