James Walker of PiL goes from rocker to artist with Battle of Britain

James Walker of PiL goes from rocker to artist with Battle of Britain

The former Public Image Ltd. drummer has produced a Battle of Britain poster, available in all WHSmith stores this Christmas.

The original drummer of Public Image Ltd has gone from rocker to artist, producing a poster inspired by the Battle of Britain.

In the run up to the 75th anniversary of the event this year, James Walker began to collect images of the Second World War air battle between the Royal Air Force and German Air Force.

With his final selection of 180 images, James working for around a month to put together a collage entitled – Britain Shall Not Burn.

The name of the piece is taken from a wartime propaganda poster which was used during the Second World War to warn the British public about the dangers of incendiary bombs.

James’ poster version of the artwork Britain Shall Not Burn is now available in a large poster; 91 cm x 61 cm, glossy paper for £3.99 at WHSmith.

James’ art work is often inspired by history and education and he like to highlight events by making his work visually emotive.

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