Here’s the latest roundup of Wallace and Gromit news from the past couple months!
Thanks to Nick Hilton for letting me know about this interview with classic Wallace and Gromit writer Bob Baker about his career in British television: Interview with Bob Baker
Play with Google Street Maps much? There are lots of goodies to be found by browsing through neighborhoods, and one of the recently sighted gems is the Wallace and Gromit Floral Display! Google Maps link here.
In this The artists’ artist: Animators article from September several artists talk about talk about some of their own favorite living artists, the list starts off with Sharon Colman talking about Nick Park.
Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal hosted an auction of art from November 1-10.
- Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal: animation art auction – in pictures
- New Aardman sketches go on sale in animation auction
The auction is now over, but if you click through the auction link you can still visit the auction link for a few other items still being sold by thegrandappeal on ebay. Also, see here for their Christmas catalog, including beautiful Wallace and Gromit Christmas cards: grandappeal.org.uk/christmas/
Have a Garmin GPS? There is now a Wallace-voiced GPS bundle for download to your GPS, guaranteed to “work better than most of Wallace’s crazy contraptions”!
Finally, a fan of Twitter? Check out these official Twitter accounts for Wallace and Gromit!
- The Grand Appeal: twitter.com/thegrandappeal
- W&G Children Charity: twitter.com/Wallace_Gromit
- Cracking Ideas: twitter.com/cracking_ideas
- Aardman Digital: twitter.com/aardmandigital
Know of more? Let me know!