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Comic Art in the press

Comic Art’s exhibition of screenprints celebrating 80 years of The Beano has drawn coverage in the local press. The Leicester Mercury, one of the major daily newspapers in the East Midlands, ran this item about the show at the Charnwood Museum in Loughborough, part of the “Loogabarooga” festival of children’s illustrated literature. The show, which […]

John Patrick Reynolds at Loogabarooga show

Comic Art show celebrates Beano’s 80th birthday

Britain’s favourite comic, The Beano, celebrates its 80th birthday this year and Comic Art is marking the occasion with a major exhibition of Beano screenprints. Comic Art has been invited to exhibit at the Loogabarooga Festival in Loughborough, which is celebrating The Beano in its 80th anniversary year. This is described as “an annual event for families who love […]

Sunday Times on Comic Art

Comic Art in The Sunday Times

A photograph of my three-piece screenprint WOW recently featured in the Sunday Times, in an article about investing in art. Journalist Alix O’Neill has bought one of the triptyches for her home. She has used it as an illustration for her page-lead piece about how to choose art. The caption reads: “O’Neill at home with […]

London Comic Con

Comic Art at Comic Con

COMIC ART AT COMIC CON I’ve taken a stand at the upcoming Comic Con in Olympia. It runs from Friday to Sunday, 9am-6pm each day. Come and see what I’ve got to offer! Tickets and details are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-film-comic-con-summer-2017-tickets-28652934699

Comic Art designs adorn Fun Factory

Comic Art Designs adorn iconic Fun Factory

Britain’s top comic publisher, DC Thomson, has refurbished its historic headquarters in the heart of Dundee and has chosen my designs for the walls of its new foyer. Six designs from my screenprints (shown in the foreground in each case) have been blown up and hung on the walls. There was a gala opening of […]

Video interview about Comic Art

See my video interview about Comic Art

See my video interview about Comic Art. Film-maker Jeremy Heslup, who runs the Praemio video channel, has interviewed me about Comic Art. I talk about how I became a screenprinter, why I enjoy it, and the transition from journalist. The film includes shots of me being interviewd at the Reindeer Art Gallery in Kensington Church Street, […]

Comic art A world without worries: comic art screenprints on show

A world without worries: comic art screenprints on show

A world without worries: exhibition of comic art screenprints Date: 20 February 2017 to 26 February 2017 Opening Times: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm; Sat & Sun 12-4pm Location: The Gallery, Craft Central, 33-35 St John’s Square, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 4DS Popeye declares: “I don’t know how to worry, so that’s out”. Printmaker John Patrick Reynolds shows his […]

Comic Art hits the East End

Comic Art hits the East End

Comic Art is coming to the East End. My screenprints will be exhibited at Spitalfields Arts Market from Thursday (November 3) until Sunday (November 6), from 9am – 5pm each day. The exhibition of about a dozen artists is held on Market Street, between Brushfield Street & Crispin Place, London E1 6AA. We’ll be showing – all […]

Five ways to spot a bad screenprint

Five ways to spot a bad screenprint

This is your print-off-and-keep guide on how to spot a bad silkscreen print.  These are five faults that a silkscreen printer must avoid if he/she is to produce a clean image: 1 Over-inking. This can happen if the image on the stencil is too close to the edge of the screen and it is difficult […]

Two Comic Art shows – Central London

Two Comic Art shows in central London this week – all next week I will be showing at The Showcase in St John’s Square, Clerkenwell; and then on Sunday – which is Fathers’ Day – I will also be selling at the Marylebone Summer Fayre. The Showcase, Clerkenwell – Monday to Sunday The pop-up shop will […]