Monday, 2 February 2015

Daily Doodle : Ratty

This week the themee for Twitter's Daily Doodle (@Daily__Doodle) is Kenneth Grahame's 1908 novel 'The Wind in the Willows'. I decided to "wing it" with this artwork and not look at anything at all for reference as their are so many iconic versions of "Ratty" (today's given character) that I didn't want to be lead into a situation where I was inadvertently copying someone else's ideas. Obviously "Ratty" is so well known that it's impossible to think of him without scarfs, gloves, sailor's hats, tweed jackets or deer stalkers. Anyway, after an hour or so of "messing about by the river" here's my version of "Ratty" ...