The British and a fondness for two wheeled travel in leather.

I’m working, if you can call this sort of thing ‘working’ on a set of drawings based on an idea by an almost unheard of cartoonist called Pont, who’s real name was Graham Laidlaw. So that makes two of us ‘almost unheard of’. Pont specialised on drawings about the British and I’m trying my best to resurrect the idea with updated drawings of my own. I’ve booked some gallery space for August to show the final artwork, which is a bit of a dilemma as final artwork no longer really exists on paper these days. So I may well do … Continue reading The British and a fondness for two wheeled travel in leather.

Scooterists, they live down the road.

I’ve been involved with doing some work on scooterists, my name for those little people who fly through the air on tiny scooters. I went to the local skate park to look at them in action and witnessed hordes of these small people flying through the air doing impossible things with scooters. Quite incredible. Wandering home just before Christmas I noticed a few doors along from where I live a young boy trying out his scooter tricks, and realised it was the place where my wife visits occasionally. So I gave her a print of one of the drawings for … Continue reading Scooterists, they live down the road.

Give us a rung…

Another resurrected piece, this one was also used for site safety message for the building trade. I’ll use it again, and again. This version a rough that I intend to finish sometime. When one sees the figures for accidents with ladders they are quite phenomenal, but then one only has to look on an average weekend at the DIY superstars who seem to think they are superman, balancing on the top of a rickety old ladder with granny holding the bottom of the ladder for safety, when the likely result is that they will fall on top of her. I’m … Continue reading Give us a rung…