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The Hand Book – putting together a dummy

Still a few more characters (and folded pages) to go before it’s published by Design For Today later this year.    

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Picturing Hair workshop at The Library Space, south London

The curator of the Hair! Human Stories exhibition, now showing at The Library Space, asked me to run a drop-in workshop and bring some of my Hair books with me. Before my workshop venue opened last saturday, I nipped over to … Continue reading

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Work in progress – The Hand Book of hopes and dreams

Coming later this year – The Hand Book of hopes and dreams, a limited edition concertina format book published by Design For Today.  A few of its pages here, including a mind reader, a pantomime horse (the front half), a … Continue reading

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Hair event

Join me on 16th June and draw your fantasy hairstyle at my workshop, part of an INFRINGE event.  It’s at a fantastic exhibition all about hair at The Library Space in south London.  This image from my HAIR book, published by … Continue reading

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Hair again

This piece was the result of some research for a book all about hair I wrote and illustrated for Walker Books some years ago. Fascinated by the subject, I probably did far too much research, but enjoyed every minute of it. … Continue reading

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The Hand Book of hopes and dreams – work in progress

At the moment I’m working on images for my Hand Book of hopes and dreams, a limited edition concertina book to be published later this year by Design For Today As you unfold the book you’ll be able to share the hopes and … Continue reading

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Delightful small relatives, a sloth called Marilyn, and my Draw It! London book

Lovely young relatives came to visit me en route to London Zoo, carrying copies of my Draw It! London book, which amongst many other things has a drawing of my favourite sloth Marilyn who lives in the zoo.  Very exciting … Continue reading

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Draw It! Monsters and a young artist

Great to see this talented young artist using one of my Draw It! series of activity books,   this one about monsters and other scary stuff.  With thanks to author Alexandra English for today’s photo.

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HS2 evicts Euston humans, but builds hotel for Camden beetles

More unchecked HS2 lunacy.  This letter from Jeff Travers (Chair, Adelaide Community Garden Club) in the 28th December edition of the Camden New Journal comments on the recent eviction of uncompensated Euston homeowners, and the building of a hotel for … Continue reading

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A Visit to the City of London

Last week I called in at the Bank of England Museum, to check if my work all about gold was still being displayed – it was.  Still wish they’d paid me in gold though. My visit to the City of … Continue reading

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