A friend asked what the relevance of the hedge maze was in this cover. I wanted to say it was international hedge maze day, but really there was no particular reason at all- it was just a hedge maze. It was a fun cover to do… I got to think up lots of weird little situations, almost like a ‘Where’s Wally‘ illustration (but nowhere near as complicated).
They’ve certainly earned their badges.
The Quokka newspaper has been helping to promote the National Breast Cancer Foundation. The NBCF campaign materials are all coloured pink, hence the many different shades used in this week’s cover.
A marathon is held on Rottnest Island each year- competitors run four laps of the course, taking in the picturesque salt lakes and ocean views while gasping for breath and begging for water. My brother’s girlfriend did the course this year- she is an absolute trooper.
Captain Ahab decides to earn a little money while he looks for his white whale.
I always enjoy drawing different dog breeds- each has its own unique quirks and character.