Monday, March 13, 2023

Titles By Ronald Searle

I've been meaning to make this for a while: here's a supercut of all the film title sequences designed by Ronald Searle!

Friday, March 10, 2023

Animated Molesworth update!


More on adapting Searle's style into animation: London-based animation director and fellow Searle fanatic, Uli Meyer, has news on his 'Molesworth' feature - read it here

Uli did the illustrations for the new 'Molesworth' book (above) proving if anyone can match Searle's style he can! (from Korero Press and now available in the US).

Check out Uli's proof-of-concept animated piece below. 


Monday, February 27, 2023

Advertising pt. 3

Here's a rarity: a 2000 British Telecom commercial animated by Hibbert Ralph Animation in the style of Ronald Searle. 

Cadbury's Creme Egg campaign, 1992.

More on Searle's work in advertising in pt1 and pt2

Monday, February 20, 2023

Cat cards


'Welcome Home' card for Searle's US agent John Locke

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Wedding Invitation

 Invite design for the marriage of Alain & Jacoote Vagh

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

POW theater

Programme covers drawn by Searle for theatre productions at the Barn Theater while at Changi Gaol, Singapore, 1944. From the collection at VAM (click to enlarge).

The next one sold at Bonhams Auctions as part of an archive of documents.