The Red Queen by Tom Parsons

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Here’s a little drawing of Lewis Carroll’s Red Queen. I ran across this quote attributed to Carroll’s Red Queen: “It takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place”. Some days it feels that way, doesn’t it? Anyway, I thought it was interesting, so I started working up a sketch. I had some large chess pieces laying around for a bit of reference, the rest is just my graphic “noodling”.

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Tom Parsons

Hello! my name is Tom Parsons and I’m a designer and illustrator from North Carolina. I’ve been working for over ten years and my designs have embellished books, magazines, cycling jerseys, packaging, posters and more.

Transworld Skateboarding Magazine circa 1986 was my initial inspiration for becoming a designer. All the day-glo, screenprinted skateboard graphics plastered inside those pages were like eye candy to this skinny kid. Sadly, my efforts to emulate my skateboarding heroes came to naught, but I did learn how to draw along the way. And I’m still learning…

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