A cup of water. Couldn’t resist it. Sorry.
That said, this is a chance to ask my friends for a favour: when you see me, tell me to drink more water. I realised I didn’t actually have any last Thursday, only booze and coffee. I felt shit on Friday, and still had only a small cup. It’s just dumb.
Taz, the Tazmanian devil. At some point in the 90s M&S got the rights to Warner Brother’s characters roughly at the same time as the WB animation studios surge (Batman, Animaniacs, Tiny Toon adventures etc), and Taz’s own series. For a phase there probably every item of clothing I owned had a WB cartoon character on it. Taz is obviously the best.
Meanwhile; Alice is awesome.
Perhaps my favourite colour is the luminous blue of summer sky as seen between tall buildings in the middle of the city.
I now have highlighter pen smeared over my finger. “You know you’re a proper artist when…” said Giles.
Oh man. Enough with the people already.
Anyway, Papa Sheret. In the last few years he’s gotten enormously into wildlife photography. His Flickr feed comes highly recommended.
So last time I actually drew things would have been school. Thing things. Regularly. Quick sketches of rooms for fitting things or ideas of how to layout anthology pages since but no *actual* things.
So this is the first smartphone I’ve drawn. Probably the first mobile. Which feels weird, even if it isn’t actually particularly weird.
A really simple, smart wool jacket from Folk. Picked up in the sale, so far worn three times – once at the Design of Understanding, once to a wedding and then again the following day. Need to find more excuses really.
I love magpies. If it weren’t for the lovely foxes I’ve met recently then magpies might well be my favourite animal. Never drawn one until today – drew two because I’m a bag of weakly held and contradictory beliefs and superstitions.
I went to London Zoo a few weeks back, and in the sunset over the canal watched a flock of magpies tumble around above the aviary. They were clearly mocking the inmates.