The Biba diary is one of the few Biba items I have left. I did not include it in my carry around portfolio so it survived. Nevertheless it is quite delicate, the pages which were once light cream have taken on a yellowish hue and the gold on black lettering has almost completely faded. I drew many little ‘ thumbnails’ for special days and Biba logos were also used. They were all reduced to literally thumbnail size and I drew them quite small with pentel pens for speed. So here are a selection which have probably never been seen before. They were drawn in a great rush and spontaneity which often worked quite well. I especially enjoyed drawing the Royal family with their stiff waving hands.
from left to right each row;
Bank holiday Scotland , St valentine’s day , Shrove tuesday , Spring begins, Good friday.
Easter sunday …
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