Some of my work will be in the Citylit staff exhibition, on display from the 20th of may to the 6th of June!
The painting in this post is a victory for me, as its the first proper painting I have done in over a year since injuring my shoulder.
Find out more about the exhibition here
Citylit – Staff work exhibition
In August I will be going to Helsinki to work with the Finnish Comics Society, I will be their artist in residence for a month as part of the CUNE Comics artist in residence program at the Sarjakuvakeskus (comics centre).
Exciting stuff! I better try and learn some finnish before I get there!
To find out more about the CUNE CIR program click this nice blue button.
CUNE Comics Artist in Residence
And heres some info on the Finnish Comics Society.
Suomen sarjakuvaseura – Finnish Comics Society
Boy+Bear page 26 is now online you can read by pressing the blue button!
BoyPlusBear page 26
I found this drawing whilst going through an old hard-drive, I did it for a Sound of Drowning anthology (in 2005).
The Anthology was about songs that get stuck in your head and I did Rush’s “The Spirit of Radio”.
You can hear it by clicking the blue button!
The Spirit of Radio
The latest Boy+Bear page is online now (Page 25).
You can read it by clicking thew button below!
BoyPlusBear page 25
I will be teaching a new course “Introduction to digital cartooning using Manga Studio” in June
On it you will learn all sorts of goodness about drawing and making Comics using the awesome software – Manga Studio!
(The artwork in this post was done in Manga Studio 5).
You can find out more about it by clicking the big button below:
Introduction to digital Cartooning using Manga Studio
I’m not teaching this course but it looks mighty Interesting, If you want to learn more about the history of comics its worth a look!
Explore a range of comic books and strips from superheroes and newspaper cartoons to the modern graphic novel. This course charts the development of the form in Europe, Japan and America.
You can find out more by pressing the button below:
The history and art of comic books
After a long wait there are new Boy+Bear pages (click page numbers to go to the page).
Page 18 (Guest artist David Lafuente), Page 19, Page 20, Page 21
Boy+Bear Phase 2
Page 22, Page 23, Page 24
Or read it from the very beginning!
I’m teaching the drawing for Story Boards course at City it starts next week and there are places still avaliable
You can find out more about the course here:
Drawing for Story Boards
The first chapter of Boy+Bear is now complete!
Featuring a page of Guest art by the amazing David Lafuente
Start reading the new pages here
The final 4 pages of Boy+Bear chapter 1 are nearly here, Phase 2 begins soon!
This is what happens when you have been listening to Ice T’s Thats’s how I’m Livin’ over and over (on tape).
After much head scratching the portfolio page is finally fixed! It will be repopulated with goodness soon!
The course I’m teaching Drawing for Comics starts next week and there are still places if you fancy learning more about sequential art!
Check out the course here
My Mum found this Birthday card I made for my Grandpap, I must of been about 5 or 6 when I made it.
It’s a picture of my Grandparents house which was in a small village in the country.
Billy Bob is a very happy Jelly Fish
(Also on Animal Friday http://animalfriday.blogspot.co.uk/ )
I’m going to be teaching the “Drawing for comic books” course at City Lit, this september!
You can find about about the course here
Here’s a single Image from my next ImagineFX strip (which I finished today)
You can get ImagineFX from all good newsagents or there website http://www.imaginefx.com/