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    MCM Expo October 2012 Photos

    29th October 2012
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    I’m just back from MCM Expo, where Cakes with Faces celebrated its 1st birthday – one year of t-shirts and cons! I had a great time, and as always it was lovely to meet some of you and chat about drawings, Japan, cakes and angry croissants. This time the comic con was larger than ever before, taking up an extra

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    Meeting Your Heroes: Tokidoki

    22nd October 2012
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    Yep, it happened: I was super-lucky to meet my no 1 art idol Simone Legno! Tokidoki has long been my favourite – I love the artwork style and the cute characters, especially the cactus friends and the new cactus rocker. I was visiting a trade show in London, plotting how Cakes with Faces can take over the world, and I

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    12×12 Project for Oxjam: Ghost Town

    13th October 2012
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    I painted a record sleeve as part of Fused Magazine’s 12x 12 art project in aid of Oxjam Brum. Fused sent out blank record sleeves to paint or draw on, and re-imagine the record cover of a midlands artist. The artworks will be displayed in Birmingham as part of the Eye Candy festival, then auctioned to raise money for Oxjam.

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    Special Discount for Keep it Secret Kawaii Club Members!

    9th October 2012
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    We’ve teamed up with Keep it Secret to offer a special discount to Kawaii Club members! Kawaii Club is a new subscription service from Keep it Secret, a supplier of Japanese and Asian sweets and gifts. Every month, members receive a surprise parcel full of cuteness, including items not available through the online shop. Watch a video of Beckii Cruel’s

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  • Cute Artwork: I Just Love Ladybird Pattern

    22nd September 2012
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    A new drawing for everyone who loves ladybirds, ladybird pattern, the colour red or spots. This lady loves ladybird pattern a bit too much…

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  • MCM Expo London October 2012

    19th September 2012
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    My next event will be MCM Expo London at ExCel on 26-28th October at ExCel. It’s a special event for Cakes with Faces as it’ll be the first birthday of the t-shirts and prints, and the one year anniversary of CWF’s first comic con! Although I’ve been drawing for a lot longer, and this site’s been going for several years

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  • LondonEdge 2012 Photos

    9th September 2012
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    LondonEdge 2012 Cakes with Faces’ first time at a fashion show! LondonEdge is an alternative fashion trade show at Olympia in London. It was like a large indoor version of Camden, with stands exhibiting gothic dresses, funky jewellery, punk style clothing, all kinds of black clothes with chains, colourful t-shirts and amazing boots and shoes. There were several stands with

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  • LondonEdge Alternative Fashion Trade Show

    16th August 2012
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    My next event will be LondonEdge, an alternative fashion show in London at Olympia on Sunday 2nd – Tuesday 4th September. It’s a trade show so not open to the public, sorry! But if you know anyone who has a shop or is in the business, tell them to come and say hello. I’ll be near the back of the

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    New Bumble Bee Cat T-Shirt!

    29th July 2012
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    Bee Cat T-Shirt UPDATE: Bumblebee Cat T-Shirts are now also available in grey! After it’s debut at MCM Expo Manchester, my super-cute new bumblebee cat t-shirt design is now available in the shop! Miaowzzz! He’s looking great on a summery kiwi green tee, available in ladies’ skinny-fit sizes small to XL, and standard sizes small to XL, which are good

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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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