Skip to main content

Three Cheers Saturday Photo Club (Season 1)

Get snapping your Kodaks! 

It's the first-ever Three Cheers Saturday Photo Club, which took place on 30th January, 2021.

The themes were: 
1. Odd Condiments
2. Drearyiness

As founder of the club, Steve got to share his favourite contributions from the Dreary Condiment category.

Steve's speech in full: 

Thank you Tom. Being rather new to this role I have noted down what judges on TV talent shows do so I just want to say you fully deserve to be in this competition, you nailed it and good job!

Right, strange homebaking lady and I have carefully considered the entries.

The best condiment pic goes to Tom’s condiment shoe racing. A fine and powerful work that is playful in intent yet subtle in executing. Execution.

The best dreary pic goes to John’s curtain stain. A homage to grubbiness, dreariness and the utter shiteness of lockdown.

There is a special judge’s merit award for Tony’s ventriloquist dummy pic which although neither dreary or condiment themed had the best backstory.

Well done my loves.


WINNER, Condiment Category


Condiment Shoe Racing by Tom

Artist's comment: "Yellow sauce winning the race for Team La France."


WINNER, Dreariness Category


Curtain Stain by John

Judge's comment: "Curtain Stain is an evocative work that transcends both extreme dreariness and thoughts of unusual condiments. A powerful and disturbing piece."

Artist's comment: "An unexpected and overwhelming honour. I would like to thank my draper for making this possible..."

SPECIAL MENTION 


Harry the Flash (aka Mr Parlanchin) by Tony 

Artist's comment: "When I was small, I thought I was in The Professionals or The Sweeney. If things ever got dreary, I would take out my ventriloquist dummy friend 'Mr Parlanchin', and scare the shit out of my tiny mates... things weren't so dreary then. My dad eventually bought another two Mr Parlanchins and then custom made costumes, hair etc to make a Charlie Chaplin dummy and a Hitler dummy (both from The Great Dictator) and so I had to live with Flash Harry, Chaplin and Adolf Hitler."


A SELECTION OF OTHER ENTRIES 



Penis Butter by Tom




Windows and Rain by Ashley


Minced Garlic by Steve



Condiment du Moment by Phil 

Comment by the artist: "A delicious and gently soothing square of Nicorette. It really does put a lovely light and airy spin on the day. In fact I’m speedballing a double 2mg wad this very moment."



Road condiment by Steve 

Inspired the following exchange: 
Phil thought it was a Kit Kat. Tom wasn't convinced. 
Phil U-turned. "I think you’re right. There is a Heinz ketchup sachet peeping out bottom right. Zoom in and it looks more like a squashed chip wrapper."
Tom submitted that the white flecks would indicate fish?
Or testicle meat, volunteered John. 
With a warning from Tom for everyone to check their knickers, the debate ended. 


Cake Decoration Teddy (Manspreading) by Simon 



Inside a Dustbin at Night by John 












Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Print run ready for distribution!

  Our new booklet is back from the printer and ready for distribution. As it’s National Nothing Day today, the Three Cheers team is in no rush to do anything at pace but... all in good time... Print run details: Main edition on white paper, 212 copies Limited-edition on off-white paper, 19 copies We also have some beautiful A4 ‘National Nothing Day’ posters  Thank you to all the contributors for making this a very special and enjoyable issue. 

THREE CHEERS FOR NOTHING

Saturday 16th is National Nothing Day, and we are celebrating the occasion with a new issue. Highlights in the issue include:  A brand-new Lucy story, in which our lovelorn lass goes on a date with a boffin who believes that the universe is 99.99999% nothing, therefore the bit that isn't nothing should also be considered statistically nothing. Poems about dashing about, far-out Bob Ross, Irish coffee and hot pastrami, remains, potato mulch, and silence  A neuropsychological exploration by Mr Hobbs of Milton Keynes And introducing Stinkpot and Dave Lucas, who drive about in a van looking for ways to make money  Dreams, drawings, schemes and more The launch will be accompanied by a new song by the Original Beekeepers, "Purposeful Attempts to Do Nothing" What is National Nothing Day?  It’s an "un-event" whose  aim is to “provide people with one national day when they can just sit, without celebrating, observing or honouring anything” It was first proposed in 1972 b

Under the Artex Sky video album

The House of Three Cheers has collaborated with The Original Beekeepers to create a video album of music and visuals.  The album consists mainly of 'lockdown songs' and is on the experimental/ambient side. Given three words to describe it, the creators chose these six:  1. lockdown 2. overload 3. paranoia 4. distractions 5. travel  6. dreams.   The videos, created by the House of Three Cheers, include ambient mashups, black and white TV static glitch-fests, and various forms of animation including stop-motion and drawn animation.  Listen and watch here:  Under the Artex Sky The album will be available from net label BS,BTA ( be sweet, but take action ) at their bandcamp site:  bsbta.bandcamp.com Visit originalbeekeepers.co.uk for more Original Beekeeping!