Artful Ig winners’ clever escapism

Illustrator James Reekie tells how he took on an Iggish assignment [his banner illustration for it is reproduced below]:

Steve Sayers, Art Editor on BBC focus and fast becoming my client of the year asked me to produce some illustrations for a feature in the December issue, “I’m an IG Nobel Prize Winner – Get Me Out Of Here!”.

The feature asks 6 winners (see more about the prize here) how they would escape being marooned on a desert island. I won’t go into too much detail about how they do it, the enterprising amongst them utilising their own creations as much as possible…