Red Nose Day 2015: Quentin Blake, Axel Scheffler and Morph from Hartbeat: Just some of the things you can buy in today's Comic Relief art auction

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Love the Gruffalo? You could buy this Red Nose artwork in auction today (Source: Comic Relief)

Comic Relief is auctioning off artworks by some of the UK's best known illustrators including The Gruffalo's Axel Scheffler and Sir Quentin Blake.

The auction – taking place on eBay today – includes original drawings by cartoonists Gerald Scarfe and Matt Pritchett, children's author Neil Gaiman, card artists Edward Monkton and Rupert Fawcett, portraitist Lorna May Wadsworth, Simon Tofield of 'Simon's Cat' fame, and the creator of the Mog series Judith Kerr.

Source: Comic Relief

There are also original Morph figures for those who fondly remember Tony Hart's 1980s art series Hartbeat.
You could pick up some real bargins – the Morphs range from 99p to £31, and an original Red Nose Day Gruffalo is currently £78. Blake has created a series of Comic Relief themed pen drawings, ranging from £1.20 to £51.

Source: Comic Relief

All the proceeds from the auction will go directly to Comic Relief, and the money raised will help transform the lives of millions of people, both at home in the UK and across Africa.

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