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A quick comic, no script, no plot, no plan. Just for fun....

Red Riding Hood

Creating Comics was a workshop I ran as part of the Burnley Literary Festival. I was invited as a result of my recently published comic, Freedom Scorned (available from comixology submit). The event took place in...

Creating Comics at the Burnley Literary Festival

I had a primal, neandarthal life drawing session at Studio 22b this week. The theme for the session was prehistoric cave drawing. In keeping with the concept I left the ipad...

Prehistoric daubs at 22b

I'm branching out, with the launch of Ginger Jam Comics. This may sound rather grand, especially as right now I have a total of one self published book (actually, hurrah!...

Ginger Jam Comics

Fantastic nights drawing at drink and draw with enthusiastic, if occasionally fidgety, young models showing off a range of dancing skills. ipad Pro now seems like the only drawing implement...

Dancers at Drink and Draw

I took the iPad Pro along to life drawing - a session inspired by the work Tamara de Lempicka,  at Studio 22b. iPad Pro is a great drawing tool, alongside...

de Lempicka at Studio 22b

More drinking and drawing in Blackburn, with more fire!     There's to be an exhibition of Drink and Draw work at the Bureau in Blackburn, and I'm hoping to...

Fire Girl v Manet

Merry Christmas one and all....

Merry Christmas from the North Pole

Pole dancing at Drink and Draw in Blackburn. Not for exercise or voyeurism, but as a subject for some frenzied life drawings. I took photos for the main performance pieces and it would have been very unfair to ask the ladies to hold a pose on the poles for longer than 30 seconds, but there was still plenty of energy...

Pole

I've been inspired and done some more pencils for my comic, Freedom Scorned. Part of my inspiration came from watching Made You Look - an excellent documentary about illustrators and...

Pencils

I love drawing people, it's the best mental exercise there is - and there's plenty of life drawing in East Lancashire to choose from. Currently I'm going to two very...

Life Drawing in East Lancashire

Now this is a bit of an oddity. Angel Falls is a detail from a larger project, the beginnings of which you can see right here. The brief was to come up with a label for imaginary bottled water company Angel Falls. Within the narrative the company brand had be old fashioned, and more than a bit sexist. The label needed to be low tech, hand drawn, and a bit tacky. I'd love to have real briefs like this. In the...

Angel Falls