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Leigh Hobbs: Characters from the Drawing Board

This exhibition takes a close look at some of Leigh Hobbs` characters, in particular, Old Tom, Horrible Harriet and Mr Chicken.

A series of panels provide biographical information about Leigh, his art and the development of his characters.

A display of some treasures from Leigh`s studio including original sketches, sketch books and art materials and Illustrations of his famous book characters are presented as giclee prints.

Quote from Leigh Hobbs:

I think the kids who like my stories are primarily drawn to the characters. And to the humour. I would like to think as well that they are responding at some level to a good heartedness within the story as far as how the characters relate to each other and the world in general.

A Books Illustrated exhibition.

Exhibition Title Leigh Hobbs: Characters from the Drawing Board

Content 7 mounted prints selected, 6 illustrated panels and preliminary works to display in a cabinet.

Print sizes approx. A2 size – approx. 12 linear metres needed for the exhibition

Print presentation This exhibition is toured in a purpose made touring crate which allows collection or freighting with companies other than art specialists.

Insurance In transit insurance paid by Books Illustrated; at venue by venue

Hire Fee $770 plus freight and insurance at venue

 

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