Saturday 15 October 2011

It's just not cricket

Below are a selection of commissioned illustrations I did for a Cornish family archive.

One of the family ancestors played cricket for England in the mid 1800s. The outfits may look a bit like something from A Clockwork Orange, but cricket players once dressed like this:

Another family ancestor was taken to court by her own son in the late 1700s -

...and another was a successful businessman and merchant in the 1600s. This character has been the most challenging and awkward of all of them to draw.