Thursday, 29 January 2009

Around The Houses by Baron Curfew

Sorry for no update at the weekend - my brother's stag night took preference over artistic pursuits.

I wasn't going to update again until the weekend, but this is quite exciting. In September I agreed to illustrate the cover of my friend Andy's book, Around The Houses. It's a collection of short stories for children, about inanimate objects coming to life in the home...

...(not as scary as it sounds)...

The story I based the cover on is about Kenny the Kettle, who is a brand new kettle out of the box, going through the arduous ordeal of proving himself to his fellow kitchen appliances. It's finally been published.

Here are the covers:

Around The Houses Front Cover Around The Houses Back Cover

And you can buy the book here.

(PS I don't actually get any money for this - I did it as a favour. Just so you know...)

5 comments:

  1. Judgey McDecider30 January, 2009 23:00

    I'm glad you didn't get paid on this project, the art fucking sucks. Good try though.

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  2. It's ace! Well done!

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  3. Wow, Judgey McDecider is cheery, eh? Just got my copy. Looks even better when it's glossy. Good work!

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  4. Good.

    Spot the deliberate mistake I made (only realised when my mum read it aloud...)

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