In my day job I get to run comics making workshops (it’s a hard life I know) and one of the first things we do in a session is to try to put the participants at their ease with drawing. We go through a few warm up exercises designed to take away the fear of the blank page and the… Read more »
My latest post for Graphixia is an appreciation of Fiona Smyth. It’s not a spoiler to say that nothing happened to her, she is still making comics and art. This recent artwork is from a series called The Scottish Greeters. I can’t help but wonder if it was inspired by last year’s Scottish referendum result.
I am going to repost some posts from my old blog The Adventures of Ticking Boy as well as new posts. Here is the first old one: Last Friday I had the joy of watching a wonderful interaction with my art. I was invigilating an Open Studios event at Buckhaven Beehive when a women came in the door 5 minutes before… Read more »
We took down The Space Between last Thursday, hard to gauge the success of the exhibition as it was mainly (for my part at least) in a shopping centre. I was pretty happy with the way my work turned out though and thought it worked well in the large comic panel-like windows of the shop I was in. Dealing with… Read more »
Ok, it’s been a while. But I am now back at ECA to finish off my MA Illustration. I now have to work very hard to produce some strips and other work by 12th August at 4pm, eek! I have not been sitting around doing nothing though. Blacksand Contemporary Arts have had two exhibitions. The first was COAST in Kirkcaldy… Read more »