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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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Showtime for Comic Art in central London

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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 […]

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Why comics make good screenprints

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Screenprinting is very good at vivid colour and bold outline. Using comics as my material allows me to show off that strength. I love the expanses of colour in the screenprints pictued above and below.   An added benefit of using images from vintage or classic comics such as The Beano, The Dandy, The Victor or […]

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Comic Art Video Compilation

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