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They will come… we must fight!

Manx anti-Nazi propaganda c.1939

I decided that I wanted to produce something that looked like a vintage anti-Nazi propaganda poster for the Isle of Man and one of the perks of being an artist is coming up with some outlandish idea and then being allowed to bring it to reality regardless of any other factors – and today’s piece is a good case in point. I had just finished Ian Tregillis’ enjoyable alternate history book ‘Bitter Seeds’ about British warlocks fighting Nazi superheroes in WWII and thought to myself that Nazi bashing is pretty much encouraged in other media – books (like Bitter Seeds), computer games (like the Call of duty mini-game where you have to kill as many Nazi zombies as you can) and film (Inglourious Basterds springs to mind). So I thought I’d jump in on the action through the medium of art.

As the Laxey Wheel is one of the most iconic and easily recognisable of the island’s historic landmarks I thought it would be a good place to start. Throw in an improbably large evil Nazi owl descending from a darkening sky with it’s talons outstretched  to snatch at the wheel and you’re off and running. Then all you need is some patriotic sounding text and you’ve got yourself some fake Manx propaganda c.1939. Right, what’s next?

Cheers

id-iom

Title: They will come… we must fight!
Materials: Screenprint, spraypaint, stencils, watercolour and paint pen
Size: A3
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My Little Pony (chainsaw edition)

I’m sure that there are plenty of ladies out there who used to have a massive horde of My Little Pony toys that they absolutely loved at the time. Have you ever wondered what happened to those toys after they finished with them and they were left rotting and unloved in the attic? Well, wonder no more. They have grown up somewhat and after those years of abuse they aren’t as friendly as they used to be…

Cheers

id-iom

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Forever Friends

A look at an alternative past perhaps. Wouldn’t it have been nice…

We were thinking of doing this as a print but i’m not entirely sure how many we’d sell! I’m not really sure what else to write on this one.

Cheers

id-iom

id-iom
Title: Forever Friends
Media: Acrylic and spraypaint on canvas
Size: 48 x 30 inches

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Evil Nazi Zombie My Little Pony hits town…

Have you ever wondered what happens to old toys once they have been used and discarded. Well, some of those toys fall between the cracks and end up on the wrong path. Here we have some of yesteryear’s My Little Pony’s back to dispense some justice for being discarded and forgotten so quickly. Watch out…

Cheers

id-iom

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