Original ballpoint pen drawing of a raven on an original 1988 Godfrey Edition (second edition) of a 1914 Ordnance Survey map of Peckham, London, UK.
On a gloomy winter’s morning I went for a potter around a local town which has a lot of antique, vintage and retro shops and came across a few reproduction old Ordnance Survey maps and had to buy them. I have a bit of a weakness for old books and maps like some women have for shoes. At the time I had no idea what I was going to do with them. It was a little while later after making some sketches of birds in ballpoint pen (a much underrated drawing tool in my opinion) that the idea of a raven in flight, as if flying over Peckham, struck me.
It was quite nerve wracking at first and I felt quite guilty for scribbling away over such a wonderful thing as a map! I soon got into the swing of it though and am very happy with the end result. I have several ideas brewing for my next ones.
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Limited edition fine art giclee prints are available for sale (unframed).
- Original: SOLD
- Limited edition prints: £35 plus p&p
The run of limited edition prints measures 29 x 42 cm and numbers 150. The print is numbered, titled and signed on the rear as well as being accompanied by an individual signed and numbered certificate of authenticity. Care notes are also included to help you make the most of your purchase.
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This image can be printed up to c. 50 x 70cm on fine art paper.
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