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The Knife-Thrower's Assistant

Posted by Clare Brookes on Tuesday, January 12, 2016,

This was really fun to draw! So much pattern :) xx

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Illustration Friday - Stuffed

Posted by Clare Brookes on Monday, October 19, 2015,


At first as I was choosing this image I thought of the elephant, Myrtle, being stuffed into the back of the truck to travel to the next town. As I worked it occurred to me there may be other connotations. Do the elephants working in a circus work all their lives? Do they get to play? How much rest do they get? Do they live out their days in this unnatural way? What happens when they are too old to work? Or when they die....

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Illustration Friday - Star

Posted by Clare Brookes on Monday, October 19, 2015,


Ooo I love circuses. This was a quick sketch (less than an hour) from an old National Geographic about old-time travelling circuses. I believe large animals are no longer allowed to travel about the country with a circus in this way. xx

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