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Happy Post: My Inspiration

I've talked about my Dad and his artwork here before a couple of times, but recently, while I was sorting through some old photo albums at my parents' house, I happened across a collection of photos of some of his artwork.  (Bear in mind this was from the 70's and 80's so in a time before scanners and digital media.)

Seeing the pictures gave me an idea for Christmas, and so with my Mum's help, I spirited the photo album back home, and I've used 12 of the pictures to make my Dad a calendar with his own artwork on it.

These are the twelve pictures I included in the calendar, and I tried to keep the subject matter as diverse as I could out of the pictures that I could find.  This is why I always consider him such an inspiration and the biggest influence on my own art endeavours!


Bertie Bassett in poster paints






Fantasia collage in Poster paints and felt tips

Fantasia still in poster paint

Disney giraffes in coloured pencils and poster paints

Bugs bunny in black fineliner and graphite pencil

Disney collage in poster paints

Gary Lineker caricature in fineliner, felt tips and coloured pencils

Random still life in black poster paint and coloured pencils

The Laughing cavalier in biro and graphite pencil

John Major caricature - fineliner and coloured pencils

Micky Mouse celebration in poster paints

Margaret Thatcher caricature inn poster paints, felt tips and coloured pencil





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