Gapingvoid - Failure is my Muse

Hugh and I are mates. Not sure about ‘soul mates’, but certainly ‘muse mates’ according to his latest gallery work…

  • “We’ve all failed at some point or another in our lives, but the question is always; ‘what do you come away with?”’ For me, it always inspired me to do better, somehow. I never gave up. So this kind of adversity-induced inspiration sorta became my ‘muse’ after a while. I’m getting to the age where the kids I grew up with who ‘Never made a mistake’ are starting to plateau careerwise. ‘Doing everything right’ meant only dealing with known quantities, known outcomes, the opportunities of the unk­nown were never embraced. None of them became cartoonists, that’s for damn sure…”