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How to make a screenprint

How-to-make-a-screenprint poster

Here’s a print-off-and-hang poster about how to make a screenprint. It shows all the various stages of the process, from the original image to the finished handmade screenprint. 1 Pick your image,in this case the P from Little Plum, The Beano Summer Special 1971. I have a licence from DC Thomson to use such images, […]

Comic Art screenprints at Grand Designs

Comic Art will be at Grand Designs, the UK’s top contemporary home show in London’s ExCeL exhibition hall, for the next nine days. We wlll be at Stand E89 in the central Design Arcade showing all my latest screenprints and old favourites. Screenprints are priced from £280 for my largest to just £40 for my […]

trade-show-january

Trade show January

I’ve been working on new designs for release at two trade shows this month. I’ll be at Top Drawer in Olympia from Sunday 17 January – Tuesday 19 January. I’ll be at Scotland’s Trade Fair at the SECC in Glasgow from Sunday 24 – Tuesday 26 January. They’ll hit the website over the next two […]

Last orders for Xmas: Saturday 19 December

The last day for orders to arrive before Christmas is Saturday 19 December. Any orders I receive up until and including then can catch the first post on Monday 21 December and be with you by Christmas. JPR

Comic Art Xmas sale

Comic Art Xmas sale

Date: 7 December 2015 to 13 December 2015 Opening Times: Monday – Friday 8.30am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 11am – 4pm Location: The Corner Shop, Craft Central, 21 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DX Please come along to my pop-up sale of handmade, limited edition screenprints featuring classic comic characters such as Dennis the Menace, Desperate Dan, […]

Comic Art in Vanity Fair

Comic Art features in the Xmas gift special of upmarket magazine Vanity Fair. The current edition of the magazine – described as covering popular culture, fashion and current affairs – is dated January and is on sale now. Grab your copy now.

Focus on the Spitfire

The Spitfire

This is my new Spitfire screenprint. I love the shape of the aircraft and like finding ways to show it off, to do it justice. The elliptical shape of the wings and the sloping curves of the fuselage mean that it’s sometimes hard to remember that it was a very efficient killing machine. I’m delighted […]

Chasing Dennis the Menace - exhibition

Chasing Dennis the Menace – exhibition of new work

Date: 26 October 2015 to 1 November 2015 Monday-Friday 9am until 7pm Saturday-Sunday 11am until 4pm At The Gallery, Craft Central, St John’s Square, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4DS Please come along to my exhibition of handmade, limited edition screenprints featuring classic comic characters such as Dennis the Menace, Desperate Dan, The Bash Street Kids, Minnie the […]

Comic Art in the East End

Comic Art heads east Comic Art is back in the East End next week, with a four-day visit to Spitalfields. We’ll be showing – all our new ranges for Christmas – new colour block prints for your house – your old favourites Our stand is in the Arts Market, just off Brushfield Street, London E1 […]

My heros

These are a few of my favourite artists, and their influence must often be apparent. Andy Warhol Warhol did a lot to popularise and make respectable the medium of screenprinting in art, and he also helped to pioneer the use of comic characters. Viktor Shklovsky At university I was introduced to the notions of a […]