The Greatest Show On Earth

May 30 2010

2010 world cup

There’s not long now until the World Cup starts and I’m already filled with the usual mix­ture of hope, expec­ta­tion and pessimism.

I’m look­ing for­ward to us (Eng­land that is) strolling through the group stage and then going out with a whim­per in the quarter-finals again. I will then no doubt do my usual thing of declar­ing that I will never watch Eng­land again (until the next time).

Any­way, foot­ball aside, I was flick­ing through the lat­est edi­tion of Com­puter Arts mag­a­zine and they had a great arti­cle on World Cup posters. I kinda for­got how cool those World Cup posters of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s were (some exam­ples below), so I had a go at doing one myself (see above). You can see it as a full web page in my sketch­book here.

world cup posters