Why comics make good screenprints

Screenprinting is very good at vivid colour and bold outline. Using comics as my material allows me to show off that strength. I love the expanses of colour in the screenprints pictued above and below.   An added benefit of using images from vintage or classic comics such as The Beano, The Dandy, The Victor or […]

Comic Art at Grand Designs

This is one of the screenprints I’ve made for my stand at the Grand Designs show at London ExCeL, which runs from Saturday 3 May until Sunday 11 May. The show is open from 10am-6pm each day except the final Sunday when it’s 10am-5pm. My stand is in the central arcade, number E88B. I’ll be showcasing […]

Comic Art at the British Library

The British Library has commissioned me to print some screenprints to sell at its new blockbuster show, about comics, which is billed as the UK’s largest-ever exhibition of mainstream and underground comics. The show’s titled Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK and will run from Friday 2 May until Tuesday 19 August 2014. Entry […]

LOVE in Beano lettering

The Beano Alphabet launched at exhibition

I am launching my new range – The Beano Alphabet – at a week long show in central London. I have screenprinted an entire alphabet of individual letters, each selected from the archives of The Beano for the brilliance of its design. In have written the background of each letter underneath each screenprint – so, […]

Asterix screenprinted for the first time

Asterix screenprinted for the first time

I’m launching my new range of Asterix screenprints – this is the first time in Europe that Asterix has been screenprinted – with a week-long show in central London. This is the first time that the Asterix publishing company, Les Editions Albert-René, have given a screenprinter in the UK permission to use its images in this […]

Huge quartered Dennis the Menace

“Beano favourite given the Andy Warhol treatment”

Press Association, 2005 Comic creation Dennis the Menace has made it big in the art world as the star of his own exhibition. The Beano favourite has been given the Andy Warhol treatment by artist John Reynolds. Reynolds has created a series of giant screenprints featuring the schoolboy tearaway in his famous red and black […]

Dennis Menaces the Art World

The Daily Record, 2005 Dennis the Menace has made it big in the art world – as the star of his own exhibition. The Beano favourite has been given the Andy Warhol treatment by artist John Reynolds. John has created a series of giant screenprints, which feature the schoolboy tearaway in his famous red and […]

Artist Brings Alf Back to Life

Athletics Weekly, 2006 Many people believe Alf Tupper has retired, but not so. Athletics Weekly can reveal that the Tough of the Track has recently escaped from the pages of boys’ adventure comics to run riot on canvas. Britain’s foremost comic publisher, Dundee-based DC Thomson, has given artist John Reynolds permission to reproduce this icon […]