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ON THE DRYING RACK: THE BASH STREET KIDS ARE GIVEN A STIRRING TALK BY DANNY

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Here I love:1/ Danny earnest attempt to cheer them up.2/ Their complete lack of response.

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ON THE DRYING RACK: BIFFO THE BEAR WATCHES TELLY

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Beautiful handmade screenprint of Biffo the Bear, from The Beano, watching TV. On lovely cotton paper. Officially approved by publishe DC Thomson.

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FOCUS ON: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

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I have produced a range of Alice In Wonderland screenprints, from the brilliant original drawings by John Tenniel.

I have printed three:
Alice defending her self from a pack of cards, in blue.
The White Rabbit looking at his watch, in yellow.
The Mad Hatter, singing a song, in red.

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THE MAGIC OF BEFORE-AND-AFTER

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How a handpulled screenprint is made - layering the ink one by one, with an example from the Comic Art Website stable, the Scottish icon Oor Wullie, showing the red layer and then the black on top of it.

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Focus on Oor Wullie - Scotland's favourite son

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Oor Wullie is a great subject to screenprint. The original draughtsman, Dudley D Watkins, was also the first to draw Desperate Dan in the Dandy and Lord Snooty in The Beano. Panels have great composition, so it's relatively easy to pick some to stand alone as screenprints.

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