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Dennis the Menace fires his catapult

New style: Dennis the Menace fires his catapult

New style: Dennis the Menace fires his catapult, on a vibrant red background. This style is available in my standard size, ie 26cms x 19cms. It is available for £40 unframed and £70 framed. I have been given access to The Beano’s archives by its publisher, DC Thomson so that I can use the firm’s […]

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Dennis the Menace (and friends) up close

The Beano characters in close-up I’ve produced a series of screenprints showing three of the main characters in The Beano in closeup. Dennis the Menace is show looking sly, sad and blowing a raspberry Gnasher looks very happy Minnie the Minx looks innocent They’re initially available in my standard format, 26cms x 19cms costing £40 […]

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 at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Comic Art at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

I’m selling my screenprints at the Dulwich Picture Gallery – the first purpose-built public art gallery in the world – this weekend. The gallery was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”. This weekend there is a Christmas event to which I’ve been […]

Comic Art solo shows in Paris and Devon

Comic Art solo shows in Paris and Devon

Comic Art is mounting two solo exhibitions over the Christmas period – the first in the centre of Paris, to showcase my Asterix screenprints and the second in Devon, at the Brook Gallery in Budleigh Salterton, where some two dozen of my largest prints will be on show. The details are below, in case you’re in […]

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 […]

Gnasher and Gnipper are bored

Gnasher and Gnipper are bored – new small size introduced

I’ve printed a small version of the popular screenprint featuring Dennis the Menace’s hound Gnasher and his son Gnipper lying around being bored. This panel first appeared in The Beano in the 1970s. Dennis the Menace, the star of The Beano comic, made his debut in 1951. He has since become a kind of national mascot […]

One-off giant Dennis the Menace face

One-off giant Dennis the Menace face My giant Dennis the Menace face is the biggest image I’ve ever printed, albeit in four parts. I printed the image on canvas and Arches mould-made paper some years ago and this is the only one on paper – it’s for sale for £980 framed. It’s shown in the […]

Police and dennis the menace at marylebone summer fayre

Dennis the Menace makes friends with the police

Screenprints on sale in Marylebone and Clerkenwell today, Fathers’ Day. Dennis the Menace runs from the police in my scxreenprint – and here are the Metropolitan Police enjoying the chase. The picture was taken at my Comic Art stand in New Cavendish Street, just of Marylebone High Street, at Marylebone Summer Fayre 2016. We’re there […]

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 […]