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Police and dennis the menace at marylebone summer fayre

Dennis the Menace makes friends with the police

Screenprints on sale in Marylebone and Clerkenwell today, Fathers’ Day. Dennis the Menace runs from the police in my scxreenprint – and here are the Metropolitan Police enjoying the chase. The picture was taken at my Comic Art stand in New Cavendish Street, just of Marylebone High Street, at Marylebone Summer Fayre 2016. We’re there […]

Five ways to spot a bad screenprint

Five ways to spot a bad screenprint

This is your print-off-and-keep guide on how to spot a bad silkscreen print.  These are five faults that a silkscreen printer must avoid if he/she is to produce a clean image: 1 Over-inking. This can happen if the image on the stencil is too close to the edge of the screen and it is difficult […]

Spitfire silhouette on red and white

Two Comic Art shows – Central London

Two Comic Art shows in central London this week – all next week I will be showing at The Showcase in St John’s Square, Clerkenwell; and then on Sunday – which is Fathers’ Day – I will also be selling at the Marylebone Summer Fayre. The Showcase, Clerkenwell – Monday to Sunday The pop-up shop will […]

Screenprint exhibition for Fathers' Day

Screenprint exhibition for Fathers’ Day

Screenprint exhibition for Fathers’ Day – I’m holding a selling exhibition of my screenprints in central London all next week, leading up to Fathers’ Day on Sunday, June 19. The pop-up shop will be at The Showcase, 33-35 St John’s Square, London EC1M 4DS from Monday June 13-Sunday June 19. Our opening times will be […]

Comic Art screenprints at Spitalfields Arts Market

Comic Art screenprints at Spitalfields Arts Market

Comic Art screenprints at Spitalfields Arts Market – I’ll be exhibiting at Spitalfields Arts Market from Thursday (June 2) until Sunday (June 5), from 9am – 5pm each day. The exhibition of about a dozen artists is held on Market Street, between Brushfield Street & Crispin Place, London E1 6AA. We’ll be showing – all […]

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, […]

Oor Wullie sair fecht

Last chance to buy Oor Wullie ‘sair fecht’

It’s not a cheerful comment, but when Oor Wullie says: “It’s a sair fecht,” it seems to strike a chord. Literally, “sair fecht” means sore fight in the Scots language but translates idiomatically as: “It’s a hard life.” Anyway, the standard size edition is nearly exhausted – there are about ten left of the edition […]

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 […]

Press for Oor Wullie exhibition

Press for Oor Wullie exhibition

Crivvens – iconic prints of comic heroes to feature in exhibition By GRAEME STRACHAN, 29 February 2016 3.07pm. Dundee Evening Telegraph An exhibition is being staged in Tayside to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of Oor Wullie and the Broons. The event will attract huge interest from throughout Scotland and particularly in […]

Oor Wullie in a sou'wester

New Oor Wullie screenprints

I’ve produced 10 new screenprints of Oor Wullie to celebrate his 80th birthday. One of them is a medium-sized one (48cms x 38cms) of the very first strip, printed on March 8, 1936. I’ve added a bit of red in the title, but apart from that it’s exactly as it was printed in The Sunday […]