Someone told me something, I don't know if it's correct but I believe there's truth in it: a five year-old asks 80 questions each day. A seven year-old asks 40. As we get old we ask fewer and fewer.... 16.41 on the 21th Sept 2014

About me: I am an illustrator and writer.

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Email david at okdavid.com if you'd like me to paint you a picture or help you somehow.

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From time to time I send out a newsletter.
It usually has a piece of my writing and a picture.

(c) O.K. David
I made the artwork for Me for Queen's album Iron Horse. I'm not going to put up the whole map I drew. To see that, buy the album. You should, because it's really really unusually good. Here are some interesting little details in the map, which relate to the song lyrics... and some bikes.•

Here are some pictures for Henry's Buttons, which is the place to go for Dorset buttons. Those are a special, traditional kind of button made by winding thread skilfully around a ring, in patterns, and they are very pretty. Some of these are blurry. It's the scanner. •

I kept thinking about dinosaurs this summer... So decided to draw some doing sports.•

The athletes:

<--- basketball --->
egg and spoon --->

high jump --->

ice skating ----->
swimming, obviously ---->
r-skating --->
gnarly surfing ---->
tennis ---->
mr muscle ---->
This duckbilled weightlifter one looks like a real tough guy.

And the bystanders:

sip sip ---->
parasolasaurus ---->
flappy gentleman --->
I've written a story about a little mangabey who goes travelling. Here are some early illustrations.
(PS: Some of these scans have come out a little blurry - just imagine they're not.) •

The mangabey paints pictures like this one:

Some neighbours wave to him in his treehouse:
The story is actually told years after the events have happened, by the son of the main character:
He writes in a ruined tower:
And here are a few other assorted pictures I won't bother explaining: