Nobby Clark

Type Illustration
Title Fish.
descriptive title given by NZGDA
Measurements.Dimensions 185mm by 138mm
The measurements have been taken from an image that has been cut & pasted into a portfolio.
Materials.Medium Ink.
Materials.Support Thin cardboard.
Materials.Medium Black Indian Ink
This was used in the creation of the original image.
Techniques One colour line copy (black and white).
Techniques Letraset.
The type was created using Letraset. Nobby says that he used Letraset on occasions when he felt that it would be more appropriate than his hand lettering.
Techniques Steel nibbed pen.
Nobby used Indian Ink with a pen to create the image.
Techniques Brush work.
Completed with Indian Ink.
Creator.Personal name Nobby Clark
Role Designer
Creator.Personal name Nobby Clark
Role Illustrator
Date.Creation 1980's.
Late 1980's
Date.Publication 1980's.
Late 1980's
Location.Current Site The Best of Bill Hohepa.
This illustration forms a page of the above book. Nobby did all the illustrations for the book including the cover illustration.
Location.Current Site NZGDA collection
Colour transparency.
ID Number.NZDA Number nzgda_dp_nc_i_41
Culture New Zealand.
The culture in which the image was produced.
Subject Fish, language.
The language the fish are speaking was made up by the author of the book, Bill Hohepa (John Wilson).
Relation.part of The Best of Bill Hohepa.
This illustration is a page from the book written by Bill Hohepa and illustrated by Nobby.
Description Black and white illustration showing different marine life (including fish, an eel & a jellyfish) with speech bubbles & various text in 'fish / piscine' langauge.[AAF]
The 'language' the fish are speaking was created by Nobby Clark.[AAF]
Source Nobby Clark.
From a discussion with AM 08. 2000. From a discussion with AF 01. 2001.
Source Abigail Fox.
Researcher, analysis and interpretation. 01. 2001.
Source Frances Joseph.
Researcher, analysis and interpretation. 02. 2001.