The Snorgh and the Sailor

Snorgh Sketches

Have a look at some of Tom’s early sketches of the Snorgh. All images are copyright © Thomas Docherty.

Early on, we were not entirely sure what the sailor was going to look like: he started out as an otter, spent a short amount of time as a frog, and ended up as a hare. Here are some of the earlier sketches where we tried out different possibilities.

Lots of sailors!

And, finally, here is an early picture of the Snorgh and the sailor. The earlier Snorgh had more of a nose than a trunk, longer ears, and bigger feet. You can think of this long-nosed, big-footed Snorgh as a kind of ancestor-snorgh.

Early snorgh