Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Gashlycrumb TInies

D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh.

I is for Ida who drowned in a lake.

M is for Maude who was swept out to sea.

N is for Neville who died of ennui.

I've always loved the macabre humour and beautifully detailed drawing of Edward Gorey's work. Here are a few samples from his classic book The Gashlycrumb Tinies, an alphabet of truly unfortunate children. You can see the entire series here.

Profit Magazine Illo

I have an illustration in the November issue of Profit Magazine. It accompanies an article about employer-rating websites, and how companies can ensure they don't find themselves portrayed negatively on them by fostering an open working environment. I had a bit of fun with this one ...
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