10 April, 2014
Here's a chart about Prince's fantastic Sign "O" the Times.

10 April, 2014
Another batch of iPod and iPad drawings.

21 February, 2014
It's been a while, but here's a ton of new drawings; like, nine pages worth.

5 December, 2013
Some drawings of Skegness, my local seaside town when I was a kid.

2 December, 2013
It's that time... A couple of Christmas-related things: a quick, silly punny drawing and my "proper" Christmas thing, an illustrated story called 25 December 13 A.D.

29 November, 2013
Brian looks listens vibrates smiles. A kinda nerdy Beach Boys thing. Nothing to see here.

18 November, 2013
Self-portrait.

What, what, what?
My name is Craig Robinson.
I'm English. I live in Mexico.

An overview of the stuff I do:
craigrobinson.com

Any questions, just email me:
craig AT flipflopflyin DOT com

If you're interested in hiring me:
I'm represented by Debut Art

© 1999-2014 Craig Robinson

Books
Minipops
Fun, Fun, Fun
Atlas, Schmatlas
Flip Flop Fly Ball

My Amazon author page

Also
Minipops app for iPhone/iPod

The usual rubbish
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
Flickr
Tumblr
YouTube

Ongoing attractions
G (the blog)
Flip Flop Fly Ball
Ballcap watch
Flopps
Much fuck it's drawing
Twitter poems
Wreck

Archives
4'33"
12 burgers
25 December, 13 A.D.
100m
A bench
A reply to "Breaking Glass"
A streetcar named Desire
A trip to the museum
A very long pencil
A year of streets
Alex the weather boy
All coast U.S.A.
All of "Reign in Blood"
An Arthur in the world
Andy Murray
Autumn tree sketch
El aviario de espera
Back of Flip
Bad news bears
Balls
Banana
Barnacle
Batman & Robinson
Batman's recurring dream
Beastie dots
Beck lives inside my head
Being 40
Benito Juárez Poniente
Big Mac
Big pigeon
Bill O'Reilly's happy holidays
Billy's page
Bingo flamingo
Blu Tack Monster
Body of Christ
Bored mountains
Bouncy ball
Boy meets Pixel
The boy who lost his milkshake
Brian, Joey, and Chandler
Brian looks listens vibrates smiles
Brief conversations...
Bueller...
Buenos Aires streets
Cabin
Can't sleep
Cheap ABC
Cheap space documentary
Cheap zoo
Cigarette
Ciudad de México
Cloud story
Clouds and under
Cnuts
Colonia Nápoles
Colours of the week
Corpus Christi College
Country life
Couple of buildings
Daft punks
David with one long arm
Dieting pigeon
Dirk Kuyt
The disenchanted forest
The dog who hates golf
Doing laundry
Döner flamingo
Doublesize
Drawing pints
earth.gif
Empty box
England's Glory
Everybody's dogs
Faces
Facial hair pies
The Fall
FFF Boy's animation corner
FFF does Amsterdam
FFF does Athens
FFF does Belgium
FFF does Chiapas
FFF does England
FFF does Göteborg
FFF does Gwynedd
FFF does Istanbul
FFF does Miami
FFF does New York (2005)
FFF does New York (2007)
FFF does Niederfinow
FFF does Ringkjøbing
FFF does Rügen
FFF does Usedom
Five answers
Flipcam
Football diamonds
Framburguesa
Frankie Goes To Hollywood singles
Fuck the rainbow
Fun fun fun
Gee Willikers
Geogradoggies
George
Ghost of Hawdin's Wood
Ghosts are rubbish at squash
Goat
Going to Belgium
Goldilocks
Golf Buddies
Gran's apple crumble
Graph of aeroplane nibbles
Graph of Smarties
Harold's diary
Heart GIF
Helping the wind and rain
Hierarchy of pop music
Hip hip hip hooray
¡Holiday!
Hopkins seascapes
The horse tests
Hungry Man
How I will catch Jon Bon Jovi
I love Colette
I saw her standing there
I wouldn't walk 500 miles
I'm not from New York
If I had a hammer
If I had all the time in the world
Internal debate
Ipanema checklist
It's grim up north
JD/NO
Jesus clarifies
Jesus doesn't always love you
Jimmy & Jamie
John McCain
Jörg
John, Paul, George, and Ringo
Keep on truckin'
Kings of the stone age
Kraftwerk Kam
Ladybird
Lamppost
Las Vegas Strip pies
Lego sculptures
Let's go home, fellas...
Lollipop gurl
Lollipops
Long tail
Looking at the camera
Love
Love Actually graphically
Mapping Bruce
Marmite
Matchbook
MC Hammer title shortlist
Michael's singles
Mike & Jill
Minipops
Mini Euro 2000
Mini Euro 2004
Mini World Cup 2006
Minimoma
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Mount Rainier
Mountayne
Muscles
My 15th of September 2011
My flight intentions
My hopes for 2007
My bearded face
My life
Neapolitan man
Nearly USA map
New year's resolution
Night workers
NLVROPS
No bugs or tickers
Normalpops
North Pole
The Not-classics
Not available in the shops
November drawings
Nuestra nada de Guadalupe
Nummern/Numbers
NYPD traffic cop
O! Porcelain kittens
Oaxaca
October
Ohne Titel
Der Ohrwurm
On God's Earth
Onashaga
On this day
One to a hundred
One track mind
Parrot
Pepinster
Perfect life
Personal pies
Pet Shop Boys
Pete & Bob
Pigeon
Pink Floyd songwriting
Podcastdownloadboy
Portraits
Potatoes for Germany
Pretend you're famous
Public bathroom trilogy
The Purple Tape
Qur'an Qur'an
Qurple
Ralf
Raspberry Christmas trees
The rather tedious tale...
The real Paraguay
Recession
Ringkøbing Zoo
Robert Plant
Robinsonia
Roger
Rooftop parties
Running dog
Safety match
Same as it ever was
Scared snow
Sculpey dudes
Self-portrait
Shakse
Shit-birds
Sign "O" the Times
Six presidents
Skegness
Skegness Pier
Skulls
Sleep
Sleeping laptops
Smoking 'round the back of Saturn
Snow breath
Some technology...
SSOH
Sparrow
Special editions
Squirrel playing
Stuck Tic Tacs
Stuck Tic Tacs 2
Sunny 2009
Swanning around the Americas
Swimming in coffee boy
Swyoming pool
Technically perfect hair
Things up trees
Three Germans
Tilty and shifty
Top flight ice lollies
Trevor, Bruce, and Jeremy
Trunk
Uibbles
Unfinished Sympathy
Valley of the Cnuties
Very short films about US states
Viking pimp, 2107 A.D.
Visual gags for American visitors
Waking up
Watching you watching me
Wax dog
We are Tigers '80
Weaknesses
What are you thinking about?
What if...
Where do I belong?
Wilco
Witham & Woodhall
De Wonderboom
Wrestlers
Die Wunderbäume
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Flip Flop Flying
It's got a G not an apostrophe at the end. This is where I write down stuff that comes into my head, the sort of thing that is commonly known as a blog.
Flip Flop Fly Ball
A love of baseball and a love of infographics equals Flip Flop Fly Ball. Examining the sport through maps, charts, and graphs.
Much fuck it's drawing
Drawings done using the Brushes app on my iPod touch.
Wreck
A collection of misspellings of "Craig."
Twitter poems
Creating poems by searching Twitter.
Flopps
Pixelly drawings of people.
The Not-classics
Writing my own stories for classic books' titles.
Ballcap watch
A fairly simply diary of what my head wears every day.

Sign "O" the Times
An infographic about Prince's wonderful 1987 LP.

4'33"
An infographic about John Cage's 4'33".
12 burgers
A drawing of more than eleven burgers.
25 December, 13 A.D.
A teenager's birthday.
Andy Murray
Drawing done while I was watching him win Wimbledon on the telly.
El aviario de espera
20 birds drawn in nine minutes in a waiting room.
Balls
A short film.
Barnacle
Comic strip about a barnacle on a rock.
Benito Juárez Poniente
Some buildings on a street in San Juan del Río.
Ciudad de México
A drawing of the city and some of its people.
Colonia Nápoles
A map of a neighbourhood in Mexico City.
Corpus Christi College
Just a drawing of an old building at Cambridge University.
Daft punks
Some pixelly drawings of different outfits a French band have had over the last decade or so.
Drawing pints while I drink them
A brief project undertaken on a lovely trip back to England.
earth.gif
Animated drawing of our planet.
The Fall
A chart of all the members, 1976-present.
Football diamonds
Diamondish-shaped drawings of football kits.
Framburguesa
Frambuesa (raspberry) mixed with the idea of a hamburguesa (hamburger).
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
A chart re. their first four singles.
Fuck the rainbow
An animation about a protest.
Goat
Drawing of ace Swedish band.
It's Grim Up North
A map about the 1991 song by the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu.
John, Paul, George and Ringo
A chart about their solo albums.
Let's go home, fellas
...the people who live here don't seem particularly friendly.
Marmite
A story about living in a country where you can't buy Marmite.
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
A quick chart about that song.
Muscles
Some men with muscles.
My bearded face
Its tenth anniversary.
Oaxaca
Drawing of the north side of thirteen blocks in the centre of Oaxaca.
Perfect life
For me, anyway.
Pink Floyd songwriting
Who did how much.
Podcastdownloadboy
The boy inside your iTunes.
The Purple Tape
A chart about the songs on the Pixies' demo tape.
Same as it ever was
Self-examination.
Self-portrait
A portrait of myself, oddly.
Seven years of sleep
I've been charting how much I sleep for seven years. Previously: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
Shit-birds
Shitty drawings of birds.
Shortlist of titles
...for an MC Hammer album.
Skegness
Eight drawings of my local childhood seaside town.
Skegness Pier
Simply an audio recording of Skegness Pier.
Smoking 'round the back of Saturn
A short comic strip about Uranus and Neptune.
SSOH
Something sort of happened.

Bad news bears
Bears. With bad news.
Beastie dots
A visual way to look at a couple of Beastie Boys songs.
Cigarette
A drawing of one.
Cloud story
A short eight-panel story about a boy.
Couple of buildings
Maybe the tops of an underground palace. Maybe.
Faces
Photos of Mexican election posters.
Five answers
...to the same question.
Goldilocks
A simple three-panel comic strip.
Heart GIF
Animation of two circles.
¡Holiday!
A brief picture story about a man on vacation.
Hopkins seascapes
32 drawings of the sea and sky in Hopkins, Belize.
The horse tests
A romantic picture story. Depending on what you find romantic, anyway.
JD/NO
Simple chart about Joy Division and New Order.
Mountayne
A special mountain.
Onashaga
Drawing of mountains along the banks of the Canal Onashaga (Beagle Channel).
Pepinster
Drawing of an imaginary British city, drawn by a British man who hasn't lived in Britain for 12 years.
Ringkøbing Zoo
A picture story about a zoo.
Running dog
An animated colourful spaniel.
Top flight ice lollies
A drawing of twenty ice lollies.
Trunk
A joke that, really, was only worth making seven years ago.
Waking up
Something our parents never had to deal with.
Wrestlers
Drawing of.

A streetcar named Desire
And some other streetcars.
All of "Reign in Blood"
Every song from the Slayer album played simultaneously.
Autumn tree sketch
Quick drawing of trees.
Being 40
The brain feels one way, the body feels another.
Big pigeon
Drawing of my favourite bird.
Cabin
Life away from the city.
Dieting pigeon
Another drawing of my favourite bird.
The dog who hates golf
A short film about a dog. Not a fan of golf, this dog.
Empty box
Pixel drawing of said object.
Hungry man
Sometimes people eat more than they should.
If I had all the time in the world
Text arranged like a poem, but it's not a poem.
My 15th of September 2011
Title says it all, really.
Nummern/Numbers
Some mathematics about a Kraftwerk song.
The rather tedious tale...
... of the occasional battles in my head.
What are you thinking about?
A very brief story.

All coast U.S.A.
Erasing land borders and making the U.S.A. an island.
Bouncy ball
A day in the life of.
Brief conversations
...between sea-based creatures and their land-based namesakes.
I wouldn't walk 500 miles
And I wouldn't walk 500 more.
I'm not from New York
And I will always feel like an outsider.
Keep on truckin'
A slab of text organised in a similar fashion to a poem.
Lamppost
A story about flyers on a lamppost.
Matchbook
Quick silly one-liner.
Mount Rainier
Animated gif of a beautiful mountain.
My flight intentions
Taking a flight from Toronto to Mexico City.
November drawings
Three drawings I did whilst drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes in a cafe.
Nuestra nada de Guadalupe
(trans. Our nothing of Guadalupe.)
One track mind
After spending most of the year working on a book about baseball...
Rooftop parties
Two paintings of rooftop parties, duh.
Squirrel playing
Just a wee film of a squirrel playing with a bird.
Stuck Tic Tacs 2
Frustrating sweets 2.
Swyoming pool
Visual wordplay.
Unfinished Sympathy
The video for the Massive Attack song recreated in Google Street View.
Very short films...
...about two of the United States.
Where do I belong?
A question I ask myself a lot.
XXXX
A simple diptych.


Döner flamingo
The mess left behind on my plate after I'd eaten a kebab.
Graph of aeroplane nibbles
How many seeds, sultanas, and "savoury bites" in a bag of stuff given to me on a British Airways flight.
Graph of Smarties
How many of each colour are in a tube of Smarties.
Hierarchy of pop music
Where Eric Clapton is better than James Brown.
If I had a hammer
I would guess it's fairly unlikely that someone hasn't done this before, but I've never heard it done, so...
Internal debate
A poem about maybe becoming a poet.
Jörg
Some wee animated drawings of a dog./div>
Ladybird
A true story. Kind of.
Las Vegas Strip pies
Not just pie charts.
Love Actually graphically
Charting the connections between characters.
Lollipop gurl
Just a drawing.
Michael's singles
Which tracks of Michel Jackson's albums were singles.
Nightworkers
Can be insomniacs too.
Public bathroom trilogy
Cutting edge video art and no mistake..
Qur'an Qur'an
I should've changed the album title to Riyadh, too, I guess.
Sculpey dudes
I had a bit of writer's block at the time, so started playing with Sculpey polymer clay.
Sleeping laptops
While you are resting, so are your laptops.
Stuck Tic Tacs
Frustrating sweets.
Sunny 2009
Photographs of the sun. Taken in 2009.
Visual gags for American visitors
One of these is easier than the others, but once you've got that one, the others do make sense.
Weaknesses
Sometimes it can be the little things that do it for you.

A year of streets
I wondered if there was a street somewhere in the world named after every date. There is.
Body of Christ
Should the Catholic Church ever run out of money, here's my revenue stream idea.
Buenos Aires streets
Many of them are named after countries.
Geogradoggies
Dogs via Google Earth.
Hip hip hip hooray
A story about the sun wanting to have some fun.
I saw her standing there
The Beatles song from her point of view.
Ipanema checklist
When I visited Rio, I stayed in Ipanema. I completed my research.
Jesus doesn't always love you
That's hey-zoos, not gee-zuss.
John McCain
Drawing of a Republican presidential candidate.
Long tail
Straightening tails from a couple of logos.
Neapolitan man
After getting sun burnt on a beach in Brazil, this was the three skin tones I was sporting.
Nearly USA map
Some missing tiles on a building in São Paulo
North Pole
A wee poem I wrote in 1994 put together with a drawing.
O! Porcelain kittens
Just some kittens hanging around in Bellingham, Washington.
Parrot
Trying to remember the word "parrot" one time, my brain tried two other words first.
Pigeon
33 comic strips about nothing much in particular. (External link to Spreeblick.com)
The real Paraguay
Disappointed that crossing a national border doesn't take you into wonderland, I drew what I'd rather see.
Recession
Short tale of reactions to the economic downturn.
Robert Plant
A quick scribble of a rock star.
Scared Snow
What's really happening when the white stuff comes out of the sky.
Sparrow
A true story from a visit to my home town.
Swanning around the Americas
An infographic about my travels.
Trevor, Bruce, and Jeremy
Drawing of Trevor McDonald, Bruce Forsyth, and the hideous Jeremy Clarkson.
De Wonderboom
A wonderful Belgian tree.

100m
Musical representations of the 100 metres world record.
A very long pencil
It's not short.
Alex the weather boy
A boy who's appearance changes with the weather.
Batman's recurring dream
Superheroes have weird dreams, too.
Big Mac
Sometimes being a vegetarian is really frustrating.
Bored mountains
A drawing I did on an aeroplane. Scanned. Coloured in.
Bueller...
Animating a bit of dialogue from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."
Clouds and under
I have absolutely no idea what the hell this is all about.
The disenchanted forest
Oh, those poor trees in their boring forest.
Facial hair pies
Pie charts looking at the facial hair of world leaders.
FFF does Athens
A trip to Greece.
FFF does New York (2007)
A trip to New York, oddly.
Going to Belgium
Man on a bear, declaring where he's going on holiday.
Helping the wind and rain
Because the weather needs my help.
Jesus clarifies
Some people presume to know what his dad thinks.
Lego sculptures
Sculptures made of Lego, unsurprisingly.
Love
It all depends on how you look at things...
My life
The good and the bad from every year of my life.
No bugs or tickers
Post-it notes stuck on my TV so I can watch it without having to see any station idents or news tickers.
NYPD traffic cop
Man paid to direct traffic.
Ohne Titel
Nothing more than a bunch of drawings of people.
Pet Shop Boys
Drawing of a band.
Personal pies
My life to that point in pie charts.
Safety match
One of the matches in your bathroom speaks out.
Six presidents
The last six presidents of the United States.
Skulls
The backs of white vans look like skulls.
Viking pimp, 2107 A.D.
A dumb little drawing and poem.
We are Tigers '80
A very well documented gang.
Die Wunderbäume
Some "wonder trees" in and around Mauerpark, Berlin.

A bench
A day in the life of a park bench.
Colours of the week
Seven days, seven colours in the rainbow: there's an idea, Craig...
Dirk Kuyt
A quick doodle of the ex-Liverpool striker.
Doing laundry
An exercise in remembering details.
England's glory
A drawing of the type of people that make me ashamed to be English.
Gee Willikers
Some short stories.
How I will catch Jon Bon Jovi
And, damn it! I will catch him one day...
Looking at the camera
People who see you taking photographs..
Mini World Cup 2006
Minipops of football players.
My hopes for 2007
Two drawings (digital and pencil) of the same idea.
Not available in the shops
An mp3 kinda like the ones you get for TV-advertised compilation albums.
On God's Earth
The director's commentary for a planet.
Pictorial atlas of the world
Stuff about countries; this eventually became the Atlas, Schmatlas book.
Raspberry Christmas trees
A drawing I did in my notebook on 25 December 2006.
Robinsonia
Meglomaniacal delusions based around the one piece of land on the planet not claimed by any other country.
Roger
A timid bird. I thought I might do a series of these, but in the end I just did two.
Snow breath
Photos of my breath on a snowy night.
Special editions
Really special cars.
Things up trees
Plastic bags stuck up trees.
Three Germans
Franz Beckenbauer, Günter Netzer and Rudi Völler.
Tilty and shifty
Shopping photos in Photoshop.

An Arthur in the world
Representing one side of my personality.
Banana
A dumb one-liner.
Beck lives inside my head
I had an x-ray of my head done after being beaten up, and it revealed a pop singer lives near my nose.
Bill O'Reilly's happy holidays
I cut up some audio to make Bill sound more of a dick.
Brian, Joey, and Chandler
Drawings of three people.
FFF does Chiapas
A trip to southern Mexico.
FFF does Gwynedd
A trip to Wales.
FFF does Istanbul
A trip to Turkey.
FFF does Miami
A trip to Florida.
FFF does New York (2005)
A trip to Manhattan, mostly.
FFF does Ringkjøbing
A trip to the Danish coast.
Mapping Bruce
Places mentioned in songs by Bruce Springsteen.
NLVROPS
Notably literal visual representations of popular songs.
On this day
Mixing up the news from dates in history.
Valley of the Cnuties
An eight-part animation following several generations through their lives. (External link to SubmarineChannel.com)
Wax dog
A dinner party, a bit of dripped wax, fiddling fingers: voila!
Witham and Woodhall
Two distinguished gentlemen who run a bunch of museums.

Batman and Robinson
One panel cartoons of me hanging out with the Dark Knight.
Billy's page
A whole bunch of stuff about a dog that used to live with me.
Blu Tack Monster
Damn, he's one scary monster.
Cheap space documentary
A badly-drawn documentary about space.
FFF does Usedom
A trip to the German coast.
Ghost of Hawdin's Wood
A very talented ghost who lives in a wood in Lincolnshire
Jimmy and Jamie
A story about brothers.
Lollipops
Pop stars drawn with big round heads.
Mini Euro 2004
Minipops of football players.
One to a hundred
An mp3 that took me a really really long time to put together.
Portraits
Drawings done as guides for paintings exhibited in Berlin.
Watching you watching me
I want them to know that I know they are watching me.
What if...
Wondering about the different lives I could've had.
Wilco
A bear being forced to dance to a Kylie Minogue song.

Back of Flip
What the back of a web site looks like.
Can't sleep
Just one of the thoughts that goes through the mind when one can't sleep.
Everybody's dogs
Drawings done for an exhibition in Sapporo.
FFF does Amsterdam
A trip to Amsterdam.
FFF does Göteborg
A trip to Göteborg.
FFF does Niederfinow
A trip to a small German place.
Harold's diary
The diary of retired man.
Normalpops
Kinda like Minipops, but of generic people.
Some technology
A piece done for a group exhibition in Paris.
Uibbles
Little bouncy thingies.
Yummy yummy yummy...
Drawings done as guides for paintings exhibited in Amsterdam.

Cheap ABC
A badly-drawn alphabet thingy.
Country life
The tale of a house in the countryside.
David with one long arm
Three stories about a boy with three normal-sized limbs.
Gran's apple crumble
My grandmother gave me a recipe shortly before she died. It's tasty, so I thought I'd share it with you.
FFF does Belgium
A trip to Bruxelles and Gent.
FFF does England
A trip to my home country.
FFF does Rügen
A trip to the northeast coast of Germany.
Kings of the Stone Age
My awesome version of "No One Knows."
Mike and Jill
Two bears having fun.
Der Ohrwurm
Writing about every song that got stuck in my head between 2002 and 2004.
Pete and Bob
Owls that love to dance.
Potatoes for Germany
Bouncing. Obviously.
Technically perfect hair
A dumping ground for lots of things that didn't fit elsewhere.

Bingo flamingo
Fun with rhymes.
Cheap zoo
A badly-drawn zoo.
Cnuts
Some felt tip drawings that turned into animations and stuff.
FFF Boy's animation corner
The former "face" of Flip Flop Flyin'. Lots of animation very loosely representing what was going on in my life at the time.
George
A conversation.
Golf Buddies
FFF's in-house band; kind of like a really ropey DJ Shadow.
Qurple
A true story about a boy called Nathan.
Ralf
Nine-part animated story about a duck on his travels.

Boy meets Pixel
An eight-part animated love story. Starring Meg Ryan.
Doublesize
So called because they are double the size of Minipops. Little animations of normal people.
Fun fun fun
Suggesting ways to have a bit of fun.
Ghosts are rubbish at squash
Oh man, are they rubbish.
I love Colette
A web site I made for the Colette store in Paris.
Kraftwerk kam
An animated "webcam" looking in on the band as they worked on the follow-up to 1986's Electric Cafe album.
Mini Euro 2000
Minipops of football players.
Minimoma
Life in an art museum.
Shakse
This was a bunch of drawings/animations done just for the sake of drawing.
Swimming in coffee boy
Because I was staying up late and drinking too much coffee at the time.

Flipcam
The tale of a kitchen shelf in my old apartment in Crystal Palace, London.
Minipops
Famous people drawn really small.
Pretend you're famous
Exactly what it must be like.


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