I've always loved rockets. And how I wanted to be an astronaut, I particularly loved the idea of space camp...still do, truth be told. Oh, how about adult space camp, where we get a 3 course meal at the end of the day and a bucket of wine...oh yeah! (Take a moment to ponder the… Continue reading Retro Rocket Boy!
I haven't done any art for about a week now due to a fantastic dose of the flu...could be worse though. So I have been very slack with posting on the blog this week. But I should be back on Monday. Or I will be back on Monday, with some original art...hopefully. See you on… Continue reading Robot Love
Oh I had to laugh the other day, going through some old school stuff and found my sketches from the subject loosely titled "Fashion". I'm guessing it is aprox 1985. I'm sure we could probably guess just by looking at these two pics. This one is my favourite. I was a little put out… Continue reading Fashion Sketches From The 20’s and 80’s.
Gotta love an old camera or three. http://www.etsy.com/shop/RubyCanoeDesign?ref=si_shop Cameras; they can capture some awesome images. And some not so awesome images. We're all in possession of a crap photo or two, the ones that were taken without the double-chin filter on the camera (product does not exist) or the photos with you posing in your… Continue reading Well, ya get what you pay for, right?
Finally opened! Why not pop on in and have a look around at my Etsy shop. I have just listed 32 different illustrations for purchase. Retro and vintage feel to most of them. Trailers/caravans, cars, yummy looking CUPCAKES for your kitchen!! Really cute, so come over and have a look and let me know how… Continue reading ETSY SHOP OPEN!!
A sneak peak at my Retro Caravan Collection. Please Note: This is a photograph that I took and I'm not a photographer. All works are professionally printed. Prints will be available for purchase within 2 weeks (maybe sooner!) and will not have the black faming. So check back here for the opening date of the… Continue reading Para-van Caravan.
Who doesn't love a pin up? They've been around for more than a century, in some form or another. Originally starting as a type of business card for performers, actresses, models etc. And clearly, with the name pin up, the pictures were intended to be pinned to a wall. And holy hell what a wall… Continue reading The Art of The Pin Up.