Sarah McIntyre (jabberworks) wrote,
Sarah McIntyre
jabberworks

roly-poly flying pony birthday!

Yesterday was full of some terrific drawings! It was my birthday, and everyone says horses are hard to draw, but I was curious to see how hard it would be for people to draw roly-poly flying ponies. And they drew them with great flair! Here's an Underwater Kevin, tweeted by @vee_jay:



I put out this tweet, hoping people wouldn't think I was being too cheeky. Recently Philip Reeve and I have really enjoyed drawing Kevin, so I thought other people might, too.



Here's an excellent response from Philip, my fabulous co-author, featuring 'a rare Athenian black figure roly poly flying pony':


I was totally gobsmacked by this Kevin airship by @ianmcque, who recently worked with Philip to illustrate the new Mortal Engines book, Night Flights:


And this Dalek-themed pony was drawn by an actual Dalek! @NicholasPegg is one of the actors who actually sit inside the Daleks:


Not one, but TWO DALEKS! @BarnabyEdwards is another bona fide Dalek:




Thanks SO much to everyone who drew a picture!! It was so much fun seeing all the techniques and quirks and variations. Have a browse through the fantastic roly-poly flying pony gallery:


By Philip's wife, @SarahReeve3:


By Lily (tweeted by @vee_jay):


By @CFcomiX:


By @MrEFinch:


By George Hamerton (tweeted by @HamertonSally):


By @theconsulargirl:


By @aacorto (our Hungarian translator!):


By @SandRussellArt:


By @gilibugg (our Hebrew translator & publisher!)


By Tali (tweeted by @gilibugg):


By @cartoonsidrew:


By @junerobin:


By @Dark_Derek:


By @bluebox99:


By @CTD:


By @DarrenM1974


By someone lovely at @talesonmoonlane bookshop:


By @sonispeight:


By @iawima:


By @karinfloh:


By @lapine403:


By @metasilk:


By @MorganGleave:


By @poppy_dandelion:


Dragon version by @Sal333:


By @SavinArts:


By @SteveArtyPerson:


By @Cyntefin:


Edit: some more additions!</b>
By @DazNewall, in joint-tribute to Mike Mignola:


By @Dave_Windett


By @candygourlay:


By @ReadItDaddy:


By @JohnJws123


Note: If you want to pre-order a copy of The Legend of Kevin, Page 45 bookshop is doing a special bookplate edition, and they ship internationally!
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