Hello Duudle is the result of e-mail tennis sessions between illustrators Jon Burgerman and Sune Ehlers. It appears at first to be a fold-out book, but expands into a 1.5m piece of artwork. Available on its website, www.day14.com, publisher Day14 gave the artists free rein to showcase their skills. Director Bill Griffin says, ‘Jon and Sune wanted to do some non-sector-based work. They liked the idea of doodling – hence the name Hello Duudle.’ On the reverse, the strip introduces characters such as Thorntop and Wee Sausage. There is also a sheet of stickers and hidden doodling that can be seen if you expose the artwork to UV light. ‘It’s for adults who are kids at heart,’ Griffin explains.
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