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NEW RANGE: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

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I am producing a new range of Alice In Wonderland screenprints, from the brilliant original drawings by John Tenniel. I have just today 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. I've printed half a dozen artist's proofs – ie, the first screenprints pulled to test the colour separations. I offer them to you for £45 each or £100 the current set of three. That represents a massive saving on the full price, once I have printed the edition proper, which...

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END OF AN ERA AS FAMOUS PRINT STUDIO CLOSES

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The London Print Studio has closed down, a victim of the pandemic, half a century after it was founded.The studio, at 425 Harrow Road, west London, was one of a handful of top-quality artists' print facilities in London.Its closure will be a blow to artists throughout west London, many of whom relied on its equipment to function.It was where I learned to print, some 25 years ago, and for many years where I produced my prints.I have now developed ways of making screens and printing in my own home-studio, after the spring lockdown made it impossible for me to operate...

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THE MAGIC OF BEFORE-AND-AFTER

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OOR WULLIE, BEFORE AND AFTER I love a before-and-after comparison. Perhaps it's something to do with a sense of development, of change. Perhaps it's like the sense of progress that a gardener gets when they review the growth their plants have made. And with this progression from blank sheet to first colour separation to second colour separation, there's something extra with a screenprint - there's a sense of fulfilment, of becoming what you had the potential to become. Anyway, to celebrate this evolution, here's a series of photo combinations showing how the screenprint develops - how the ink is layered....

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New: Order a custom-made print

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NEW! Order a custom-made print. Perhaps a favourite comic panel or a photo of a family member. Send me the image and I'll get back to you with options.

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WINNER OF PICK-A-PORTRAIT COMPETITION

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... was And Withers of Aldridge West Midlands, who chose the print of Popeye and had this to say: "Blow me down, that’s one fine portrait Mr Reynolds, AAAHuuUUH GUhGuhGuhGuh” – Thank you so much, John this is one super picture which will brighten my day!" See the rest of Popeye and Olive Oyl screenprints here.

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