Category Archives: Books

Lyme Regis visit

Lyme Regis was home to fossil hunter Mary Anning, and on my visit last weekend I spotted a copy of her fragile Commonplace Book in the local museum.  Lyme Regis Museum is built by the sea on the site of where … Continue reading

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The Hand Book of hopes and dreams – preparations

Preparations last week for the publication by Design For Today of my leporello Hand Book of hopes and dreams.  You’ll be able to meet all sorts of characters, and draw your own hopes and dreams at my workshop on 23rd … Continue reading

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More about the The Hand Book

Just finished the last pages for The Hand Book of hopes and dreams, published by Design For Today, coming soon!  Unfold the pages of this leporello book and meet a sailor, an Arctic explorer, a conjuror, a fossil hunter, a … Continue reading

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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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