Illustration for a double page spread in the 'Club Brenda - Strange Trees' book.
This is the text that I had to work with...
Who’s the one who needs to eat?
Now she knows the wolf, and he knows her,
it seems that both are off the menu.
With a red kiss on his forehead,
Miss Red leaves the wolf. Friends, of course.
Not what we expected.
And the wood fella we mentioned?
He’s made them both a sort of wooden umbrella.
A place they can shelter.
Share colour together.
Club Brenda - STRANGE TREESHaving first begun in 1999 as an ‘avant-garde’ performance night atManchester’s Star and Garter, Club Brenda is fast approaching a decadeof subversive art thrills. Presenting the city with diverse performanceand music, the innovative club night remains loyally attuned to thesounds of the Manchester DIY underground, from emerging bands andmusicians, to a network of artists, photographers, film-makers,designers and poets.
‘Imagine what a club would be like if it combined bands, performanceart and a deliberately eclectic music policy…if it reached out toeveryone: gay, straight, black, blue; but in particular, welcomedlife’s uglier ducklings - the outsiders, the strange ones…’
The book is limited to just 300 copies and is available from...