Friday, 24 May 2013

the dixie chimps!

the latest pre-watercolour drawing for the animation: it's the dixie chimps, with hairy face williamson on banjo, macacquo pastorius on bass, big bill baboonsy on the keys, ooie armstrong on trumpet and ook ellington on maracas...

Thursday, 23 May 2013


more animation stuff - the pre painting versions of "the fabulous snook brothers are feigning an interest in jam" and "gadzooks the singing monkey and the knackers bird: together at last"...

Monday, 20 May 2013

a work in progress

i'm working on an animation! my fine friend letty suggested i give one a go and as such i'm turning one of infamous sleep songs ("paul the monkey", because it's catchy and short and silly) into a video... and i have no idea what i'm doing! i've never done anything like this before in my life and - weirdly - this is very freeing for me. i'm just throwing nonsense together to see if anything comes out... and i'm being about a tenth of pernickety with myself and enjoying myself more in a creative endeavour than i've done in AGES!!!

it's gadzooks, the singing monkey! he has a duets record coming soon with the infamous knackers bird...

drumming sensation, mungo snook of the fabulous snook brothers - their latest album is "the fabulous snook brothers are feigning an interest in jam"

the common swings creative nerve centre - and yes, my ape house shirt is entirely deliberate

First Show in Two Years!!!

 This Saturday! The old college! Todmorden Folk Festival! I will be selling all the things! Come and buy them and tell your friends!!! (And ...