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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 […]

New colour-block screenprint range

New colour-block screenprint range

I’m developing a new range of colourful comic-character screenprints, all featuring a figure standing, sitting or running upon a platform of flat colour. They are designed to hang together and form a recognisable series. The block of vivid flat colour – playing to one of the screenprinting medium’s strengths – is chosen to coincide with […]

Showtime for Comic Art in central London

I am showing my new screenprints at an exhibition in central London – please come along to have a look if you can. The exhibition – at The Showcase, St John’s Square in Clerkenwell, 33-35 Saint John’s Square, London EC1M 4DS – features a wall of recentrly-designed and printed medium-sized screenprints. These include medium-sized versions of– Dennis the […]