I’ve been a bit busy with UsVsTh3m stuff to be able to update this blog as often as I’d like. Still, here’s the artwork for something we did recently – George Osborne’s Austerity Ninja.
These little guys float up from the bottom and you have to slash their budgets for cash, but don’t hit your ‘friends’ with the red borders…
Provision for the elderly, police budget, services for the disabled, libraries
Meanwhile, here are some of the ‘baddies’:
The royal baby, bankers’ bonuses, Trident
The game is shouty, OTT fun – have a go at playing George Osborne’s Austerity Ninja now! (If you like).
Credits: Coded by the awesome powerhouse that is Tom Scott, direction & shouting by Rob Manuel, music by Tim Gillespie.
I suppose I could have titled this picture “bear-faced cheek”. Oh well, another missed opportunity. Still, nice to be drawing something less cartoony, for a change.
Other prospective titles: Bespectacled bear. Code-iak. Does a bear IT in the wo… Phew, bad bad puns. Poor koality.
There is a shop near our house which bills itself as selling “urban cuisine”. I can’t help thinking what that would really entail – pigeon pie? Rat pasties, fox sausages and cockroach kebabs?
“You heard me – I said, ‘swim!'”
Illustrating the pirate’s eternal dilemma – do you listen to the good parrot on one shoulder or the bad one on the other?
dialogue credit: Johnny Armstrong
I can’t help but feel that a little ‘inspirational’ quote and this little lion-man might have some limited level of viral appeal. Perhaps I’ll return to this post…
“nothing succeeds like soup seals”. So that’s, basically, the plan.