Savage Lovely Cornish Homes was written by Xan Brooks and commissioned by Falmouth University in partnership with National Trust Publications. In February 2019 I went walking with my partner and our lurcher, Tika, down through the Penrose Estate and to Loe Bar, where the story is set. My illustrations depict our walk and the details I observed with the 1st draft of the story fresh in my mind. My first home was near Loe in Burras so it was a wonderful moment to find I'd been chosen for this commission from the many talented artists who applied


The titles of the images are extracts from the text. Text ©Xan Brooks 2019


Unless otherwise stated all prints are available to order. I print to order and this can take up to 2 weeks to dry (please note due to Covid-19 I am unable to get into the print room safely at present but we are working on this - I have a way of printing that is safe but please bare with me as it might take a little longer than usual). Please email me for more information and prices using the link below - online shop coming June 2020


These are open edition photopolymer prints created from the original illustrations and as such are priced at £75 unframed


"A HOUSE FADES AND PINES IF IT'S LEFT ALONE TOO LONG"


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"FIGURES SO BUNDLED UP IN SLEEPING BAGS IT WAS HARD TO TELL HEAD FROM FEET"


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"FERRIED UP THE HELFORD BEFORE DAWN"


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"SOMETIMES THERE WERE PEOPLE OUT WALKING THEIR DOGS"


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"THROUGH THE TREES ONE COULD SEE THE CORRUGATED SURFACE OF THE LOE"


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"ON THE SHORELINE, IN THE MIST, HE HELD THE SWORD"


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"THE DEVIL SAT UPON A FALLEN TREE"


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"THE SEA WITH HIS GIN, THE AIR WAS HIS TONIC"


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"THERE WAS THE SEA ITSELF, BARELY 200 METRES AWAY"


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"NO SENSE OF THE GROUND AT THEIR FEET OR THE AIR IN THEIR LUNGS"


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Photopolymer print

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Print size: 7" x 10.4"

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