News — Asterix

Focus on Asterix the Gaul

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I was brought up with Asterix – it was one of the few comic books i was even encouraged to read. It was the cultural option, mixing real history, foreign culture and witty language (thanks to Anthea Bell’s brilliant translations) with gripping story lines. I and my schoolmates were drawn to the funny tales of […]

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Chasing Dennis the Menace – exhibition of new work

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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 […]

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Comic Art in the East End

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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 […]

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My heros

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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 […]

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New colour-block screenprint range

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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 […]

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