Thursday, 24 March 2011

Cockles, Enin, T.H, Double Carpet, Tips and Neves. Second Part!

Second part of this project was to find out what the list actually meant and illustrate it literally. These words are to do with tictac, betting slang for horse racing that is. You know those old men in at the races in white gloves who make lots of strange hand signals? Well that tic tac. Its a secret language that is dying out, that the bookies use to signal the odds to each other. Did you guess the words right?
I printed a man doing tictac and then copied and reduced it into a flip book. Voila! A tic tac man.

Here are a few of the printed originals.

And copied into the flipbook: