'Last summer I took myself up the North Coast and sketched the famous Giant's Causeway. At first, I had no idea which part of the rock I was going to draw first. Fin Mc Cools boot? The chimney stacks? or the Basalt columns?? hmmm, it took me a while to figure it out but then I just sat there and watched what people were doing…...
It was fascinating. they reminded me of little ants scampering over the stones.' - Flax Fox
Size : 48 x 78 cm
Crown Bar Belfast Tea Towel
The Victorians named this bar a 'gin palace'. It makes it sound so glamorous. Flax Fox get a strong visual image of men in top hats celebrating their arrival to the big city with a strong stiff drink in this elaborate setting!
100% Linen Size : 48 x 78 cm
Titanic Quarter Tea Towel
This sketch is a little nod to the historic shipbuilding industry that flourished in Belfast during the early 1900's. Shipbuilding and Linen were Belfast's exporting gold. These industries gave Belfast worldwide status that attracted tradesmen and women from all over Ireland to settle and make a better life for themselves.
A few years ago this area was dull and derelict. Now it's a space buzzing with life and opportunity. A welcoming 'hello' and a clear indication you're in Belfast.