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Comic Art at Comic Con

COMIC ART GOES TO COMIC CON I’ve taken a stand at the upcoming Comic Con in Olympia. It runs from Friday to Sunday, 9am-6pm each day. Come and see what I’ve got to offer! Tickets and details are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-film-comic-con-summer-2017-tickets-28652934699

Video interview about Comic Art

See my new video interview about Comic Art

Film-maker Jeremy Heslup, who runs the Praemio video channel, has interviewed me about Comic Art. I talk about how I became a screenprinter, why I enjoy it, and the transition from journalist. The film includes shots of me being interviewd at the Reindeer Art Gallery in Kensington Church Street, and also at my studio in Maida […]

Comic art A world without worries: comic art screenprints on show

A world without worries: comic art screenprints on show

A world without worries: exhibition of comic art screenprints Date: 20 February 2017 to 26 February 2017 Opening Times: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm; Sat & Sun 12-4pm Location: The Gallery, Craft Central, 33-35 St John’s Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4DS Popeye declares: “I don’t know how to worry, so that’s out”. Printmaker John Patrick Reynolds shows his […]

"Beer" in bold comic book letters

Beer comic book style

Beer comic book style – I love beer and love the colour and shapes of the lettering. I’ve mined these letters from American comics published in the 1950s. I love the boldness – and of course screenprinting is the perfect medium to express those bold colours. Standard size: 26cms x 19cms – not yet available. Contact jpr@thecomicartwebsite.com if you […]

girl loves boy

Boy loves girl and girl loves boy

New! Two more screenprints in my recently introduced ‘words’ range: Boy Loves Girl and Girl Loves Boy. They join my current Valentines ‘words’ range, which include ‘Kiss’ and ‘Love’. By the way, a brief bit of research revealed to me that Valentines Day has been associated with lovers for longer than I’d thought: apparently the […]

LOVE in comic book lettering

LOVE and KISSES for Valentines

LOVE AND KISSES FOR VALENTINES I’ve designed two new screenprints for Valentines – both using lettering from US comics from the 1950s – spelling out the words LOVE and KISS. They’re bold and bright, and that’s exactly what screenprinting does well. The screenprints are in my standard-format mould-made cotton paper milled in Somerset, 26cms x […]