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Issue Three of Freedom Scorned is in the bag. That is, all the artwork is done and its off to Comixology for approval. Here's a quick video of page 23 in progress. https://vimeo.com/194272868 And a sneak peek at the cover artwork. And here's the blurb: Dawn’s husband has done a runner. He’s lost his job, and more seriously, lost all corporeal form, after an ill-advised bargain with a fire demon. The police are after him, but where do you look for a felon who, until recently, was trapped inside a mirror? Exhausted by her husband’s stupidity, Dawn now suspects that she’s being haunted by the very demon that took Eric from her. What will she find when she returns to Angel Falls? Why is her magical new friend Uzma asleep in the cellar? What will Eric discover in a self made chalkboard nightmare? Nearly there There's one more issue to go to complete this story. Find out more about Freedom...

New Year – New Freedom Scorned

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 put a few finished pieces up, as well as some sketches.   Classic poses at Studio 22b Meanwhile at Studio 22b, life drawing has taken on the theme of classic...

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...

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 different life drawing sessions. For the more formal (not formal like evening wear, I mean formal like nude) life drawing I'm attending studio 22b near Barnoldswick, which is a weekly get together with a nude model and hints and tips from AC Telfer. Drawing the nude is essential if you are going to...

Life Drawing in East Lancashire