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A Thoroughly Modern Santa?

The sleigh got clamped and is languishing in dusty obscurity in a garage somewhere near the North Pole, and poor old Rudolph has been deemed surplus to requirements and has unceremoniously been given his P45. 679 more words

History

John Tenniel: Illustrator of the Week

 Off With Their Heads…

Jon Tenniel

Jon Tenniel was the lead illustrator of Punch, creating over 3,000 caricatures. Then on top of that he is the original and still the most respected illustrator of Alice in Wonderland. 44 more words

Illustration

Who steals what?

In school we learn that copying is cheating, and it is probably true in many areas of our life, but when it comes to art the rules are different. 320 more words

Drawing

ALL THE KING’S HORSES

How could we have known
when we were young
that verbs have a temper,

not like docile adjectives
hanging like ripe fruit
to be picked and used… 42 more words

Poetry

ON THIS DAY: February 28, 2017

February 28th is

Pączki Day/Pancake Tuesday

Chocolate Souffle Day

Fat Tuesday

Rare Disease Day *

World Spay Day *

Tooth Fairy Day *
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History

Down the rabbit hole with John Tenniel

It’s just over one month into the New Year and the world of politics is thrashing from one extraordinary tweet to another and here in the UK a notable Member of Parliament has even suggested some of our politicians are living in… 436 more words

Art History