Thursday, 18 September 2008

Flying Jellyfish and other wind creatures

Watching the Skies

Bristol Kite Festival 2008

Blue sky and colourful kites called for watercolours. But I need more practice and people really need to wait for the paint to dry before vanishing . . .

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Bill Melendez 1916-2008

When Bill Melendez animated the Peanuts cartoons, he was always told his job was the easiest in the world, drawing Charlie Brown is a synch! His response was to hand them a piece of paper and pencil and say "here, you draw Charlie Brown". Silence would follow. Simplicity is simply not that simple.