Friday, February 19, 2010

'How To Be A Gentleman of Leisure'...


These cartoon sketches are as old as the hills, but I thought they might constitute a good inaugural posting for this design-oriented blog. It's an attempt to capture that Wodehousian fantasy... those halcyon days in the 1920s that I wish I had enjoyed.

Also, argyle rocks.

My original conception for this project was that the illustrations be designed into a two-page 'instructional booklet' for the aspiring gentleman of leisure. Like so:





3 comments:

  1. Argyle is almost too much rockingness for the human body to handle.

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  2. I love the spats and dressing gown! Very gentlemanly!

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