Ceramic Caricature – Ludwig van…

Beethoven, the caffeine addict (a 60 beans per cup man)

Beethoven, the caffeine addict (a 60 beans per cup man) by Brick

To add my bit to the 250th of Ludo, a life-size paper clay bust of the man himself as coffee junkie and (possibly) a Moor. Seems his mum might have had a touch of North African in her. Between the coffee and the genes, sorta explains the demented nature of his Seventh Symphony…

Giles.Tenniel
And while I’m about it, how about the above for that brilliant cartoonist John Tenniel’s 150th? This is a not very good photo of a Giles jigsaw (50p from charity shop) hanging on my wall in which Grandma deserts the family picnic to down a pint at the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Note the two different style…

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