Rock Paper Scissors by Cathie Tranent


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So, after an email from Lucan advising that a large surf company had in fact produced a VERY similar tshirt before me, and after some navel contemplation on the drive into the day job, I have decided that RPS stays!

I had not seen the other design, nor heard of the furore it caused.

Their tshirt (thanks again for the link, your Lordship) clearly shows Messrs Churchill and Hitler.

Mine has silhouettes of anyman, and they completely neglected young Adolph’s hatred of black people, which I consider to be an integral part of the design I have produced.

I also consider the message to be VERY different ….. mine anti-war – and is by no means trying to trivialise the loss of life and appalling treatment of our fellow man during WWII.

And besides, what’s the point of having a submission to AP if you can’t be just a teeny bit controversial??

I’m a wife.
A mother.
I work.
I blog.
I photograph.
I design tees.
I’m tired.

Hi, my name’s Cathie – although I am mostly animated and a bit of a character – I am a real person and like to think of myself as a digital artist. I occasionally revert to my original persona – taking “straight” photos!

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  • Lucan Industries
    Lucan Industriesover 7 years ago

    Ah, Cathie, the Mambo History Lesson.

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 7 years ago

    No game if someone got there first …….

  • transmute
    transmuteover 7 years ago

    Tic, tac, toe, the whole world is gonna blow

  • sjem ©
    sjem ©over 7 years ago

    Whoa, good this is.

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 7 years ago

    Thanks Chris and sjem.

  • nofrillsart
    nofrillsartover 7 years ago

    Yeah i like it…my fav part is the ‘who made war a game’
    …so stands out above the other one in my mind.
    Nice one Cathie.

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 7 years ago

    Thanks Glen! I’ll take full credit for that line!! :)

  • Danny
    Dannyover 7 years ago

    Apologies for miss this
    You jump up a whole level with this one dear
    I’ve never seen the other one because I’m not very fashionable.
    I like

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 7 years ago

    Thanks Danny. I take my membership of AP very seriously!! :)

  • Cathie Tranent
    Cathie Tranentover 7 years ago

    I’m really pleased with this one … (shame the same can’t be said for the bloody enter button!)

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