Merry Christmas! Here’s this year’s festive image – and let’s face it, who doesn’t love a hurdy-gurdy? Medieval instruments are where it’s at. If you’d like me to send you a Christmas card with this image email me with your address.
Here’s a sneak peek of my 2012 Christmas card image – this is the unedited pencil sketch before being tinkered with (ooh-er!) on Photoshop.
I’m currently knee-deep in all things Arthurian, and really enjoying reading the Arthurian legends (The Death of King Arthur by Peter Ackroyd), but I’ve realised now that the reason Monty Python’s The Holy Grail was so funny and ridiculous is because it’s pretty spot-on. Seriously, these knights were dicks, and the noble King Arthur the biggest dick of them all. The women are stupid, changeable, and/or evil seductresses, and the knights are either knuckleheaded idiots or pious whiners, and often both at once.
Still, it makes for some fun doodles. Here’s a couple, hopefully to be a series at some point: