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    Manchester MCM Expo 2012 Photos

    23rd July 2012
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    MCM Expo Manchester 2012 Thank you to everyone who came along to MCM Expo Manchester 2012! It was the first time I’ve had a stall there and we’ll definitely be back next year. It was really busy – with over 11,300 people! It seemed like a lot more people had early entry tickets, as there were more people there early

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    New in the Gallery: Toast Addiction

    6th July 2012
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    If you’ve been following my artwork you’ll know that I’m addicted to toast (8 Slices a Day…). So here’s a quick drawing I did this evening on the subject: UPDATE: If you love toast you can get this design on a t-shirt! Mens and ladies sizes available in the shop.

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  • Manchester MCM Expo 2012

    1st July 2012
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    Manchester MCM Expo 2012 My next con will be Manchester MCM Expo on Saturday 21st July at Manchester Central. MCM came to Manchester for the first time last year and over 7000 people turned up, so they’re doing it again this year. It’s great that people in the north and the midlands can go to a large con without having

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  • New in the Gallery: Snow White

    29th June 2012
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    Friday night is art night, here’s what I drew this week….

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  • Just in Time Artwork for Sale!

    13th June 2012
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    I had a great time on Saturday at the Just in Time art show at The Sho gallery in Cardiff. The project, organised by Flatties, was a collection of artwork inspired by the legendary Back to the Future films, and included paintings, custom toys, 3D pieces and prints. It was great to have a piece in a show alongside fantastic

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  • Just in Time

    3rd June 2012
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    This weekend I’ll be having a piece in Flatties’ Just in Time gallery show! It’s a collection of artwork inspired by Back to the Future, from different artists in any media they like, including custom toys, paintings and prints. All the art will be for sale in an auction, with profits going to UK charity Together for Short Lives. The

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  • Thank you MCM Expo!

    1st June 2012
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    A big thank you to everyone who came to see us this weekend at MCM Expo! It was an exhausting but fun weekend. We had three new things: 1) A new stand for t-shirts for behind the table to show them off 2) A new t-shirt design 3) Another new t-shirt design – that glows in the dark! The most

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  • Ska Robot Bass Drum

    13th May 2012
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    I painted a custom bass drum skin, inspired by the ska robot in MC Lars’ and the Aquabats’ fantastic song “This Gigantic Robot Kills”. This weekend it was great to see it on stage with local ska band Wasted Seth, UB42 and the All Skas, featuring two original members of UB40 and the drummer from the Selecter. It was a

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  • Wacom Inkling Review

    9th May 2012
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    I’ve recently been lucky enough to acquire an Inkling, a magical new pen made by Wacom. It’s like a graphics tablet, but without the tablet. (What witchcraft is this?!). You clip the receiver to any piece of paper and use the pen to draw. When you’re ready you connect the receiver to your computer and download your sketches as bitmaps

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  • MCM Expo May 2012

    29th April 2012
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    My next stall will be MCM Expo London at the end of May. If you’ve never been, MCM is a huge convention for fans of anime, manga, games and comics – with a big focus on anime and manga, and LOTS of cosplayers. Over the three days there are around 60,000 attendees! I’ll be having a stall in the general

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  • Triangle Club 2012

    22nd April 2012
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    Triangle Club (rockin’the hypotenuse) is one of my most popular drawings – so many good things come in triangular form. I’ve updated Triangle Club for 2012 so now it’s exclusively food items. The set square and warning sign were only honorary members anyway, and now they’ve been kicked out to make way for Pizza Slice and Miss Victoria Sponge. (Can’t

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    Croissant T-Shirt Now in Mens Sizes

    19th April 2012
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    Croissant T-Shirt Now in Mens Sizes “Pain au chocolat” croissant t-shirts are now available in guys’ sizes! This is one of our most popular designs, which always gets lots of comments at shows. We love seeing how it makes people smile. Until now it was available only in ladies’ slim fit sizes, but lots of men¬†asked for one, so it’s

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  • Burger

    17th March 2012
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    This is why I stick to veggie burgers. This scary burger had been living in my sketchbook for a while, until I drew him in ink and watercolour for a birthday card a while ago. Originally it was a hand drawing for a birthday card, with Happy Birthday in ketchup. And now he’s finished on the computer in vector form.

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  • Hyper Japan Spring 2012

    2nd March 2012
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    Thank you to everyone who came to see us at Hyper Japan, we had a fantastic weekend and hope you did too! I’d been to the first Hyper Japan in Brick Lane as a visitor, but this was my first time having a stall there. It’s one of my favourite events because it’s about all different aspects of Japanese culture,

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  • Cake Mix iPhone App!

    23rd February 2012
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    Exciting news: The Cakes with Faces iPhone app is out today, just in time for Hyper Japan! It’s free to download from the app store and works on iPhones and iPod Touch. It’s called Cake Mix – make your own cute cake characters by choosing from hundreds of fun accessories, different flavours of icing, different coloured cases and more. We

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  • Toastie: a horror story

    19th February 2012
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    So this weekend I finally did some drawing for fun again – it’s been a while as I’ve been so busy with the new t-shirt design and sorting out stuff for Hyper Japan (panic buying stickers, new t-shirt tags, trying to find non-extortionate parking in London – turns out that’s not possible). I’d been meaning to do some comic strips

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    New T-Shirt: All the Best Stuff is from Japan

    16th February 2012
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    All the Best Stuff is from Japan T-Shirt At last I can show you my new t-shirt design! It’s all about my favourite things from Japan – there are so many of them, and I fitted as many on the t-shirt as I could: sushi, vending machines, the bullet train, robots, bonsai, ninjas, ramen, origami, godzilla… It’s a full colour

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  • 9 Cakes of Christmas

    1st January 2012
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    Starting on Christmas Eve I’ll be adding one Christmassy cake per day. There’ll be 9 cakes in all, for some Christmassy cakey fun to take us through to the new year!  

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  • Happy Christmas!

    18th December 2011
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    I’ve left it a bit late to draw my own Christmas cards this year, and am attempting to get them done this weekend just in time for the last Christmas post. For UK people the last day to place Christmas orders is Monday – place your order before midnight on Monday night and you will get it in time for

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  • Table Stall Event in Nuneaton

    30th November 2011
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    This weekend on Saturday 3rd December I’ll be having a stall at the Railway Tavern in Nuneaton. There will be all kinds of stalls, so if you’re local, come along for some Christmas shopping! It’s 12-5pm, then 7pm till late, and it’s Christmas lights switch on night as well.

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