Little prints (10.06.10)
Oh, but these aren't so little. They're big and bright and
deliriously desirable. They're four fantastic new prints
folks at Art
You Grew Up With that jump off the wall and chase
you back to your house, demanding that you buy them.
you don't, why then, they'll sit on the fence outside
and sing a
sweet song to the moon that will call you from your
so you'll never ever go to dreamland again...
Um. Yes. Quite.
Here's the score. If you're a Toonhound regular you
certainly recognise the name of London's Animation Art Gallery
(they of those illustrious Peppa
Pig and Paddington prints,
etc.) Well, they've now undergone a tidy name change,
highlight their move towards a mix of new prints and
that are sure to appeal to - um - the kinds of folks who
as it happens. So it's Art
You Grew Up With, from here on.
And amongst the first new releases out the gate are these
prints taken from Astley Baker Davies' ladybird-infested,
BAFTA-winning creation, Ben
and Holly's Little Kingdom
which is currently delighting young audiences on Nick Jr
Five. And older ones, because the series is another
from the animated trimuverate. Little people and little
having big adventures in their not-so-little green
It's a lovely, lovely, lovely series. Three whole lovelies
And these prints are equally lovely. There are four
pigment ink prints to choose from, each measuring 17"x15".
They're all hand signed by Neville Astley, Mark Baker
Davies, and most importantly of all, they're restricted
to just 50
editions. So you's best get your order in sharply, because,
they're as popular as
their Peppa Pig predecessors
sell out all-too quickly. As always with this kind of
got to see them in the flesh to really get the picture.
me, they are stunning.
Oh, and speaking of Peppa Pig, her range of prints is
oinkingly-popular. There are new editions being published
few weeks, it seems, and choosing a favourite is bloomin'
impossible, but Prince
Peppa and Her friends at the Castle
is yet another doozy - Snort!
Does this sound like one big advert for our favourite
I hope not. Or maybe I do. You see, all editorials aside,
Hound just loves this kind of animated collectible.
what's not to like? It would be remiss of me not to
these fab art prints, as and when newcomers appear,
some may sneer. As far I'm concerned, Art You Grew Up
are continuing to produce some of the very
best UK toon ranges
in town, and as long as they keep making them, I'll
and supporting them. The more folks hear about them,
they'll buy. And the more they buy, the more likely
we are to see
even bigger and better items released to the market.
It's a Cartoon
Circle of Life thing. Erm. And all that...
Art You Grew