Friday, 17 January 2014

doodle of the day

i think i'm going to end up doing a doodle a day for the foreseeable - keeps me updating this regularly and doesn't take too much to knock out either. this is a new part of the evil geniuses and the pets who love them series which is also continued in the "variousness spectacular... coming soon to an etsy near you (or just message me)!!!

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

isaac chutney

i spent this morning typing up an exam for a student who can’t write/ use computers and in my break, whilst discussing politics and music (he knows i have no interest at all in football) i ended up doodling this. i have no idea what it is or why, but i like the look of isaac chutney. he looks a swell guy

Monday, 13 January 2014

the man with the red umbrella

i've been a bit neglectful of this blog of late, i do apologise. i am slowly readying myself for a return to action, but in the mean time here's an odd thing i've just read...

some time ago i picked up this thing called "the man with the red umbrella" by r a brandt in the sadly no-more piece hall bookshop in halifax. it was in the humour section but is more of a... fantastic piece of children's fiction. of sorts. having said that, it's more leonora carrington than anything else. it's creepy, hilarious, charming, baffling and beautiful in equal measure. my favourite bit? the squirrel delighted with his cornflakes; "did you know there are over three hundred and sixty-two cornflakes in here!... think of it!" amazing

here are the best bits of brandt's art...

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 ...