Posts Tagged ‘impossible things’

Impossible Astronauts

July 30, 2012

The Astronauts have a new release out today, it’s a split album with the Destructors and the artwork duties have been taken on by several illustrators, each contributing an image to accompany a song. I’ve not seen the final booklet yet but I’ve got a piece as has Paul Stapleton of Pog and BN1 fame and of many other bands and comics. This one with the 1970s comic look / colour scheme has a little scamp concentrating on something impossible, he’s either levitating or just jumping up and down…

The album, called ‘One Wave’ is available from itunes, Amazon, at gigs or to listen to on Spotify.

Impossible Things

January 2, 2012

Roddy Woomble

My latest poster for Cupboard Music is for Roddy Woomble promoting his album ‘The Impossible Song & Other Songs’. As I felt that a song could be a difficult concept to draw, I’ve drawn Roddy contemplating an impossible object instead. It’s based on part of an image by impossibility-king MC Escher, it was still quite difficult to draw though!

I originally coloured this in a nice purple and red but decided on second thoughts that more traditional greens and browns might better suit the folky sound Roddy has these days. Incidentally I received an Escher puzzle for Christmas, which I’ve also found nigh on impossible…