Category Archives: Creatures

Singing Jar, Bats, and Monkey

Last weekend’s trip to the museum (to collect more things to go in my head and then escape from it) ended in a very quick trip round the exhibition of gold and other objects from the Colombian gold museum. I … Continue reading

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Things with Eyes and Noses

There are many figures, in many rooms, with schematic faces showing just eyes and noses. They’re often not related to each other at all. These two female figures above and below are a thousand years apart, but have the same … Continue reading

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Horse

A horse, from the same jug as the Crane Dancers. It has white spots. I like the sweeping curves, and the hooves and tail. I also like the practice of filling blank spaces with decorative shapes or plant-like objects.  I’m … Continue reading

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Cat and Pigeons

I thought about drawing more of the cat, but decided against it.

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Wrapping Paper 2

And this one has two little dogs, not quite like the ones that the man on the large ancient pot in the British Museum is trying to hold on to.

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Wrapping Paper

There was only brown paper left, and I’m working tomorrow. This is definitely inspired by Greek pots in the British Museum. The galleries you find if you go behind the Nereids.

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Penguins again

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