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    Default Peter Firmin RIP

    got in contact with him last year - bought a signed print - thanked him for his inspiration (for ivor the engine) - he had a credit on vitamin c

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/p...dadb690c623a17

    http://www.vitamincfilm.com

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    Big fan. All about Bagpuss.

    RIP

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    Quote Originally Posted by droid View Post
    Big fan. All about Bagpuss.

    RIP
    bagpuss scared me! very eerie (and powerful). i preferred ivor and noggin the nog because they centred on firmin's illustration.

    at least we can agree on firmin


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    another ganesh one


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    Really amazing combinations of twee and properly oddly weird in his stuff.

    With a real warmth to it.

    I think his work has quietly influenced lots of people without them knowing it.

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    More overtly, Maggie Aderin-Pocock came to my daughter's primary school a good few years back and said that the Clangers had got her into space stuff

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maggie_Aderin-Pocock

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