Snublic Artworks

Snublic/Colin McAllister
1984 -

Snublic began somehow in the lazy summer of 2006, when at the end of a Computer animation degree one Colin David McAllister embarked on a series of drawings.

Snublic exhibits pretty frequently & has been known to take commissions. He lives in Colchester, England.

To see illustrations of Colchester town and the surrounding area click Colchester Scenes.

Email: studio@snublic.com

Cartoons

  • #46 "Exodus" 2016 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Revisiting an old composition concerning the Tower Of Babel and portraying the Syrian refugee crisis as a sinister game of snakes and ladders. Turmoil and war rage below, whilst disinterested wroth and confusion prevail above.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #45 "World Brain" 2015 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Began life as a dystopian future vision of Googles "World Brain" lording it over the online community & thinking on their behalf. Then inspired by my summer trip to Bologna Italy (portico's galore) and some whimsical detailing from 4 different ways around.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #44 "Tribune of The Plebs" 2015 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Jeremy Corbyn as a populist leader akin to 'notorious' tribunes of the Roman Republic Tiberius Gracchus & his brother Gaius (the Gracchi)

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #43 "20,000 *Tbps Under the Sea" 2015 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Captain Nemo exacts revenge on humanity for polluting the oceans, by attacking submarine communications cables, which account for 99% of internet traffic worldwide, expensively guarded and constantly repaired by the imperialist Google. He is helped by his legion of sharks with frickin lazer beams on their heads. * Tbps = Terabit per second

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #42 "Big Show" 2015 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    The great televised debates, as they may have looked.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #41 "2 Wrongs Make A Right?" 2015 (£600)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    My reaction to the Paris Terrorism and how I see 2 tribes in this sort of thing. Not Muslims against Christians or Europeans against Arab emigres, but extreme fundamentalists of any hue (and governments) against the rest of us. -not including Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, who are simply trolls to be tolerated.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£600) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #40 "Wak-A-Pleb" 2014 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    "Fight the powers that be".

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #39 "Fight No More Forever" 2014 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Retrospective of English warfare over nearly a thousand years coming to an end.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #38 "Deep Dark Web" 2014 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 12 W in.

    Below the indexed web we all know, lies 96% of the rest.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 12 W in.

  • #37 "New Economic Harmony" 2014 (£500)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    An update of "New Harmony" by F. Bate 1838, about America's burgeoning Prison Industry.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #36 "Meet The Frackers" 2014 (£400)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Fracking, coming to a town near you!

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #35 "New Frontier" 2014 (£400)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    The Wild North West Passage finally opens as the arctic melt sees an oil rush.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #34 "Proteinius Maximus" 2014 (£300)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Disparity in the worlds food market & habbits.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #33 "How The Land Became Plastic" 2013 (£270)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Problems with energy from the earth.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #32 "Manufacturing Consent" 2013 (£400)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Inspired by Adam Curtis' "Century of The Self" about 20th century consumerism.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #31 "Does This Have Wifi?" 2013 (£400)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    The increasing need to seek out new forms of wifi.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #30 "Classified" 2013 (£400)

    Indian Ink on paper. 23 H x 16 W in.

    About spying and the powers that be.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 23 H x 16 W in.

  • #29 "Exponential Growth" 2013 (£300)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 13 W in.

    Parody of the video game "Tetris". About earths carrying capacity regarding exponential growth on a finite planet.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 13 W in.

  • #28 "Iron Cage" 2013 (£300)

    Indian Ink on paper. 23 H x 16 W in.

    Cyborgs and other mobile surveillance means an end to privacy as we know it.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 23 H x 16 W in.

  • #27 "Isle of The Snublic" 2013 (£300)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    An update of Bocklins “Isle of the Dead”: (Third version) from 1883, about e-waste.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #26 "Weed Straat" 2012 (£340)

    Indian Ink on paper. 23 H x 16 W in.

    An update of William Hogarth's 1751 painting/print ‘Beer Street’ My version as a counterpart to Smack Lane displays the merits of Amsterdam’s liberal laws on natural herbal drugs.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 23 H x 16 W in.

  • #25 "The Great Game" 2012 (£200)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 25 W in.

    Update of Lady Elizabeth Butler's "Remnants of An Army" about the Anglo-Afghan war.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 25 W in.

  • #24 "Engines of Grief" 2012 (£200)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 23 W in.

    "Killing in the name of"..

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 10 H x 23 W in.

  • #23 "Waiting For My Man" 2011 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    "Vice is a church law"..

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #22 "Chaos on the Streets" 2011 (£100)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    2011 riots.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #21 "Smack Lane" 2011 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 23 H x 16 W in.

    An update of William Hogarth’s 1751 painting/ print ‘Gin Lane’ Displaying London’s dark & meritless modern vice, heroin.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 23 H x 16 W in.

  • #20 "Constable Country" 2011 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    A modern reimagining of Constable's "The Haywain".

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #19 "Overpass" 2010 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    A mash up of some favourite dystopian science fiction.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #18 "Underpass" 2010 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    Update of Magnasco's "The Robbers Lair" 'The artist had taken too much at this stage..'

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #17 "Gaza 2029" 2009 (£300)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    Dystopian Gaza inspired by "The Terminator" & historic & current events.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #16 "Recession" 2009 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    View of life amid the recession in the UK.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #15 "Juarez" 2009 (£300)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    In the war on drugs, cartels and federal institutions both profit from the status quo.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #14 "Tower of Babel" 2009 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 23 H x 16 W in.

    Hierarchy of Globalization, poverty makes wealth!

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 23 H x 16 W in.

  • #13 "Games" 2008 (£170)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    A nostalgic selection of games from the 80’s and early 90’s.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #12 "Tip of The Icberg" 2008 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    High Street Stores vs the world wide web, status quo vs new technology.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #11 "The Double Blind Trial" 2008 (£200)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    New age mysticism & religion meet empirical evidence.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #10 "Changing Shapes" 2007 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    Modern celebrity & fast food culture, the poorer are now heavier.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #9 "Nightowl" 2007 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    The artist in his studio at 3am.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #8 "Smoking Ban" 2007 (£200)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    The worlds gone mad!!

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #7 "Business of War" 2007 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    U.S Business interests move into Iraq under cover of Gulf war II & WMD.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #6 "Hot Fuzz" 2007 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    A day in the life of a police state.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #5 "Centre Of Media" 2007 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    The quest for commercial success.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #4 "CIA" 2006 (£200)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 12 W in.

    Inspired by the films "JFK" & "Jacobs ladder" about the CIA.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 16 H x 12 W in.

  • #3 "Land of The Free" 2006 (Sold)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Inspired by Howard Mark's book "Mr Nice".

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #2 "Southsea" 2006 (£100)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    Life in an English seaside town.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #1 "War" 2006 (£200)

    Pen on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    A drawing about total war & a collaboration with Apostolos.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available. (£100) 12 H x 16 W in.

Colchester Scenes

  • #31 "View of Colchester from Highwoods" 2016 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 40 H x 10 W in.

    View of Colchester town from Highwoods Country Park facing south. A private commission.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 40 H x 10 W in.

  • #30 "Colchester Bus Depot (back)" 2016 (£200)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 12 W in.

    View of the back of the old Bus Depot on Queen St (visible back left) where the drivers used to be seen going in and out on lunch breaks.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 16 H x 12 W in.

  • #29 "Waiting Room" 2015 (£400)

    Indian Ink on paper. 20 H x 47 W in.

    Firstsite Arts Centre and Waiting Room performance venue & restaurant Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (250) Giclee prints available (£60) 47 H x 20 W in.

  • #28 "Tymperleys" 2015 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 15 W in.

    View of Tymperleys restaurant, ex clock museum Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 10 H x 15 W in.

  • #27 "Jumbo & Highstreet" 2015 (£130)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 15 W in.

    Colchester Highstreet facing west, showing Jumbo water tower (built 1883) in back.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 10 H x 15 W in.

  • #26 "Roman Road to Castle Park" 2015 (£90)

    Indian Ink on paper. 8 H x 5 W in.

    A view of Castle Park in winter as seen from Roman Road, Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 8 H x 5 W in.

  • #25 "View of D'arcy House" 2015 (£110)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 12 W in.

    View D'arcy House built 1730's, now Prezzos restaurant and the Level Best Art Cafe (where I work) on Culver St East, Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 10 H x 12 W in.

  • #24 "Jacks" 2015 (£115)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 12 W in.

    View of the old Jacks hardware store, opened 1946, closed 2014. Recently taken over by the Bridge-way charity.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 10 H x 12 W in.

  • #23 "Three Wise Monkeys" 2015 (£130)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 12 W in.

    Three Wise Monkeys public house, Colchester High street. Initially a bank built in 1896.

    Limited edition (100) Giclee reproductions available. (£60) 16 H x 12 W in.

  • #22 "Queen Street" 2014 (£115)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 10 W in.

    View of Queen Street Colchester from Short Wire Street, looking at where the old gate used to be.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 10 W in.

  • #21 "East Hill House" 2013 (£130)

    Indian Ink on paper. 14 H x 23 W in.

    View of the old East Hill House, East Hill Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 14 H x 23 W in.

  • #20 "Trinity Church" 2013 (£110)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 10 W in.

    View of Trinity Church, Colchester's oldest free standing building, built before 1066.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 10 W in.

  • #19 "St Martins Church" 2013 (£100)

    Indian Ink on paper. 14 H x 23 W in.

    View of St Martins Church, West Stockwell Street Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 14 H x 23 W in.

  • #18 "Peakes House" 2013 (£80)

    Indian Ink on paper. 11 H x 14 W in.

    View of Peakes House, East Stockwell Street, Dutch Quarter Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 11 H x 14 W in.

  • #17 "Old Granary" 2013 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 23 W in.

    View of the old granary, bottom of Hythe Hill Colchester, built 1850's.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 23 W in.

  • #16 "Old Brewery" 2013 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 23 H x 16 W in.

    View of the old Eaglegate Brewery, East Hill Colchester, built 1888.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 23 H x 16 W in.

  • #15 "Old Orphanage" 2013 (£80)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 12 W in.

    View of the old orphanage at the bottom of East Hill Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 10 H x 12 W in.

  • #14 "Stockwell Arms" 2013 (£100)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 16 W in.

    View of the old Stockwell Arms, West Stockwell Street Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 16 W in.

  • #13 "Underwood" 2012 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 10 W in.

    View of a fallen tree in Highwoods Country Park Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 10 W in.

  • #12 "Scenes of Redundant Colchester Continued" 2012 (£600)

    Indian Ink on paper. 26 H x 59 W in.

    11 more views or Redundant buildings in Colchester, focussing on Victorian/Edwardian structures.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 26 H x 59 W in.

  • #11 "Backstreets" 2012 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 26 H x 59 W in.

    15 different views of Colchester Backstreets and scenes off the beaten tourist track.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 26 H x 59 W in.

  • #10 "Phone Box" 2011 (£80)

    Indian Ink on paper. 14 H x 11 W in.

    View of the old phone box outside the old Grey Friars College, High Street Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 14 H x 11 W in.

  • #9 "Scenes of Redundant Colchester" 2011 (£600)

    Indian Ink on paper. 26 H x 59 W in.

    11 views of redundant & derelict buildings in Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 26 H x 59 W in.

  • #8 "East Mill" 2011 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    View of the old East Mill, mostly built 1885 but dating back 1000 years. East Street Colchester.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #7 "Old Odeon" 2011 (£180)

    Indian Ink on paper. 10 H x 12 W in.

    View of the old Odeon, Crouch Street Colchester. Built 1932, closed 2002.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available (£60) 10 H x 12 W in.

  • #6 "Ancient Barracks" 2011 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 26 H x 49 W in.

    View of the old Artillery barracks Colchester, built 1875.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 26 H x 49 W in.

  • #5 "Walton Pier" 2011 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 17 H x 47 W in.

    Panoramic view of Walton-On-The Naze from (near) the end of the Pier.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 17 H x 47 W in.

  • #4 "Colchester Birds Eye View" 2008 (Sold)

    Indian Ink on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    View of the Colchester town Centre, within the boundary of the old Roman Wall.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 16 H x 23 W in.

  • #3 "Old Siege House" 2008 (£100)

    Indian Ink on paper. 14 H x 23 W in.

    View of the Old Siege House, East Street Colchester, built 1603.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 14 H x 23 W in.

  • #2 "Roman Wall" 2008 (£160)

    Indian Ink on paper. 12 H x 10 W in.

    4 Views of the Colchester Roman Wall, from Balkerne Gate to the bottom of North Hill.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 12 H x 10 W in.

  • #1 "Medieval Colchester" 2008 (£140)

    Pen on paper. 16 H x 23 W in.

    4 views of Colchester's Medieval buildings, including St Botoplhs Priory, the Abbey Gate and the Colchester Castle.

    Signed limited edition (100) Giclee prints available. (£60) 16 H x 23 W in.