My husband and I are massive fans of incorrigible scallywag Gus the Fox’s Twitter feed (and why wouldn’t you be?). His birthday was coming up (my husband’s that is, am sure Gus doesn’t do anniversaries) so I set about illustrating one of his favourite Gus tweets as a gift:
I tell you what’s a fool’s errand, kidnapping a slug. Waste of time. Literally no one gives a shit.— GusTheFox (@GusTheFox) March 9, 2012
How to bring this gnomic wisdom to life? I’m a terrible illustrator so drawing was out of the question. Given my slapdash approach to craft and Gus’ aptitude for foraging through human detritus, I opted to make something out of old scraps.