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Snakes, Ladders and Life Drawing: Art Director's Club Creative Carnival

As if being creative on demand isn't already stressful enough, any party thrown by the advertising or design industries had better be an art-directed jaw dropper or you'll be sneered out of the room - from the slick promo poster down to the burlesque aerialist gyrating with an Albino Burmese Python.

So all that and more was served up at the  Art Directors Club Creative Carnival, a promo night for illustrators and their reps co-run by a portfolio company called Workbook.

The loft-like Chelsea offices of the AD club was transformed into a circus space where 30 or so artists and illustrators sat ringside, engaged in a "life drawing" exercise of the slightly contorted kind ...

Inside the ring, ladies in burlesque costumes (and skirts made from bananas) cracked whips, performed aerial acro-yoga and and fondled some pretty impressive creatures, like a yellow-hued Albino Burmese Python. How do I know it was an Albino Burmese Python?

Ben Paramonte, one of the writers at Jui…