It’s the biggest comic convention of the year at Leeds this weekend! The super-spectacular Thought Bubble is back and I’ll happily be seated at Table 61 in the New Dock Hall for the whole of Saturday and Sunday. For sale I’ll have Monster & Chips books, ink+PAPER (with NEW issue #4!), Tozo, Christmas cards, notebooks […]
Some more ink sketches – the end is in sight! These are from days 11-14. The Gentle Author’s London Album Launch New in the shop I’ve some notebooks with freaky creature covers designed by me on sale in the shop. A6-sized, they’re filled with blank pages for drawing or writing, or both (if you’re me). […]
How many times have I started a daily drawing project and regretted it? EVERY SINGLE TIME! It’s hard! I’m supposed to be taking this week off but it’s turned into the most stressful week ever with all the unfinished odds and ends I’m trying to cram in. Here are some of my Inktober drawings. I’ve […]
The manuscript for MONSTER & CHIPS: Food Fright (or MC3 for short) has been handed in, and so I’m taking the opportunity of a brief break to catch up with various things before I’m plunged into rewrites and illustrations. Jampires If you follow Sarah McIntyre or me on Twitter, you might have seen this announcement […]
MONSTER & CHIPS: Night of the Living Bread is out on the 1st August! I’m gearing up for it by doing an alphabetical countdown (yes, I know that doesn’t make any sense and there are only 24 days until the 1st but anyway…). Twenty-six little monsters and their fortes and foibles.
This is one of several pics I’m using as covers of notebooks I’m having made. Fearsome beasts all. In August I’ll be at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, which is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary this year. It’s years since I’ve been to Edinburgh, easily the most beautiful city in the country, and I can’t wait! […]
A while back I saw this picture by Lewis Trondheim on his tumblog. I was so taken with it that I thought there could be things to learn from… well, copying it, to be honest. I love the way he’s used flat colour to add depth and show the play of light in water, and I loved […]