Friday, 15 January 2016

If Star Wars was Scottish...

Stars are braw text…The new film could be “Stars Are Braw – Back From a Wee Snooze” or so thinks Glasgow based English illustrator Jonathan Bishop.  Jon works under the moniker “The Grey Earl” in reference to his upbringing in England, while his works explores his passion for “Star Wars” and Scottish idioms, dialects,  idyocincracies and a good old fun pun.    the illustrator at work! the grey earlJon came in this week to install his latest works, a series inpired by his favourite star wars heros! Jon in the windowWe had a great day, and are delighted with Jon’s beautifully illustrated window design, and very happy to welcome back Darf Vador Marrionette!Darf in the windowIf you are looking for cards, mugs or prints for Valentine’s day (too soon?) then have a peep at the full collection in our online shop here and below are two of our favourites from the new range:

Gies a squeezeTranslates as “Give us a hug”.Fancy A WinchTranslates as “Would you like a kiss”.
full window by the grey earl
The finished window looks great – pop in if you are passing us on Victoria Street, Edinburgh.

Red Door WindowsAll you Red Door Regulars will be familiar with his existing print series, if you would like to learn a little more about Jon, have a peep at our blog about him here.

If Star Wars was Scottish...

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