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Exhibition aftermath

After a fabulous, frenzied week at The Candid Gallery on Torrens Street, Islington, our MA Show was (fairly unceremoniously) dismantled, solicitously bubble-wrapped, and transported up the M11 to Cambridge, where a pared down version opened in Cambridge School of Art’s … Continue reading

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(It’s gonna be) raining cats & dogs… ;)

Just a quickie, proverbially speaking – betwixt grappling with errant seagulls and diaphanous beings for the two-pronged (currently…), final, Masters Stage of the MA Children’s Book Illustration course: This week’s post features a cat and dog sketch, both destined to … Continue reading

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Flock of seagulls (no, not THAT one – I’m FAR too young… *cough*)

So, to call this a, er, “weekly” blog would be something of an ENORMOUS LIE. Ah, sorry about that… A rather event-stuffed summer has segued a little awkwardly (i.e. with a few disastrously unproductive, navel-contemplating days and a number of … Continue reading

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MA progress (2 of 3)

So, having battled through the second module of the course – and, dear reader, my last blog post, if you have been diligently following (profuse thanks, if so – and apologies for the rather dry, unrewarding nature of both textual … Continue reading

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MORE MA sketchbook outpourings (1 of 3 [sorry…])

ADVANCE WARNING: There follows an-already-slightly-mouldering (these are now pretty old drawings…) ‘glut’ of sketchbook-based posts charting my progress/stumble through the last couple of modules of the MA Children’s Book Illustration course, after which I promise a more regular (in terms … Continue reading

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Illustrators: Assemble!

So, after the disgorging of sketchbooks from the initial stages of the MA, I had intended to continue in uncharacteristically logical, sequential fashion by posting further sketchbook pages from the second module (appropriately entitled ‘The Sequential Image’). However, I felt that … Continue reading

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Divertissements from the MA, to-date, and more…

Well… It’s been a long ol’ hiatus, but I’m back! A rather more intense experience than I had anticipated (perhaps rather foolishly…), the Diploma stage of the MA in Children’s Book Illustration (led by the fearsomely eyebrow-ed, but amazing, Martin Salisbury) … Continue reading

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