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Comic Art in the East End

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

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 […]

New colour-block screenprint range

New colour-block screenprint range

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

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 […]

Why comics make good screenprints

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 at the British Library

The British Library has commissioned me to print some screenprints to sell at its new blockbuster show, about comics, which is billed as the UK’s largest-ever exhibition of mainstream and underground comics. The show’s titled Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK and will run from Friday 2 May until Tuesday 19 August 2014. Entry […]

Huge quartered Dennis the Menace

“Beano favourite given the Andy Warhol treatment”

Press Association, 2005 Comic creation Dennis the Menace has made it big in the art world as the star of his own exhibition. The Beano favourite has been given the Andy Warhol treatment by artist John Reynolds. Reynolds has created a series of giant screenprints featuring the schoolboy tearaway in his famous red and black […]

Dennis Menacing

Dennis Menaces the Art World

The Daily Record, 2005 Dennis the Menace has made it big in the art world – as the star of his own exhibition. The Beano favourite has been given the Andy Warhol treatment by artist John Reynolds. John has created a series of giant screenprints, which feature the schoolboy tearaway in his famous red and […]