|I know what you're thinking - how did he get his|
trousers inside the cast? Simple - it's magic!
another one the same. The poster was bloody huge, measuring 3' wide by
2 1/2' high, so I wasn't about to start from scratch, having had to spread
the first one out on the floor and lie on my stomach to do it. Therefore,
being a reasonably clever laddie, I decided to photocopy the original
illustrations on the first poster, colour them by hand, and stick
So that's what I did. I used EL TEMPO marker pens (remember
the work involved in the initial illustrations in regard to the price, so I
wasn't going to knock myself out. (And I did this one cheaper as I was
using photocopies.) The lettering wasn't anything special, but I was
pleased with the drawings, which weren't bad for a 22 year-old.
were each too large to photocopy in one piece so I did them in sections
and then joined them together before affixing them to the new poster.
They were coloured in with a combination of felt markers and a flesh-
toned colouring pencil, as had the original (which had been drawn
with an ordinary Tempo writing pen).
I don't quite know why this poster has been lying in my cupboard for
back at some stage to produce yet another copy, and then perhaps the
insurance company went bust or the fellow for whom I did the poster
ended his association with them. Who knows?