Doodles in the margin from an artist living and working in the Scottish Borders.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

If At First You Don't Succeed, Tripod, Tripod and Tripod Again

The Heat Ray at Shepperton, ink on cartridge paper.

Partly for practice, partly for enjoyment, partly to increase the portfolio, I'm working on a series of illustrations to a book, in this case War of the Worlds. I read it for the first time recently and was knocked out by it - an extraordinary book for all sorts of reasons, not least its startlingly visual nature. This is the third in a series of six, and what's remarkable is how unlike the first tripod I drew this is. I always manage to stuff something up like that...

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