ANOTHER TRIP DOWN INFOGRAPHIC MEMORY LANE.
I’ve been looking at my old, pre-computer artwork again. All created with pens, ink, and a fair amount of white paint. In terms of quality, it’s a mixed bag. Not all greatness, by any means, but it has a certain hard-to-resist appeal.
A selection of architectural items that are protected by English Heritage. (Click on the image to see a larger version.)
I wanted to see what was inside this boxing glove, so I cut it in half with an expensive kitchen knife, which ruined both items.
With ink around, sometimes there would be an accident. I had an unfortunate spill over a business chart, so instead of starting immediately again, I illustrated the event. And I have no idea why.
This kind of village school was disappearing. Unfortunately, it looks like all life has disappeared too. That is a problem.
Snooker cue Illustration.
Below is a cruise missile diagram painted with gouache, and airbrushed, that seems somewhat over-worked now. But bear in mind that it was very hard to go backwards in those days. There was no “Command-Z.”
For this tall buildings page, each building was drawn in pencil separately, then xeroxed and assembled as a layout. When I was happy with that stage, I began drawing the various elements in ink.
The same process was used for these space shuttle fantasies.
Trees are easy. You can quote me on that.