Thursday, 24 June 2010

Can't Buy Me Love Market!

This Saturday I'll be at the Can't Buy Me Love Market at the Boogaloo in London along with My Cardboard Life. 12.30 to 5.30 and it's free! We will be selling the usual comics and badges and things as well as a heap of vintage stuff (if I can carry it all) clothes and jewels such like! Come along any buy things so I don't have to carry it all home again ok!

Oh and they have an "authentic 1970's vintage Photo Booth" there apparently so, you know, bonus fun.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010


Huh? What's that you say? You want some drawings for your walls at home? well....


You can now get my drawings as vinyl to put on your walls/laptops/doors/fridges/faces* from Click on artists to see the designs by me! You can pick the size and colour too! wow!

*not really faces, sorry

More wall painting!

Here are some photos of the finished wall from the live paint day on Saturday! (see previous post for details) It was fun, I want to paint more walls now! All the walls!

Friday, 11 June 2010

Merino Window!

These are a couple of photos I took of the Merino window display I painted with Greg McLeod this week as part of the Stratford-Upon-Avon Fringe Festival. For some better photos check out the Brothers McLeod flickr set!

This Saturday we will also be painting a wall at McKechnies independent tea and coffee shop, there will be music and coffee and I'll be bringing along some comics too.

Thursday, 10 June 2010

MCM was a couple o weeks ago now...

...but the brain dust has cleared and I finally have some photos and words.

Words of the weekend include- busy, fun, tired, noisy, good, headache, asleep (under my stall for a while), comics, fun, friends, sketchbooks, DLR, taxi, cat wee (don't ask), Marcus (from big brother 10), train, eurovision.

I was sharing a stall with the always lovely Bryony and Wirrow who had a vast array of shiny magical postcards (as shown above). Along with Timothy Winchester (who did all the hard work I must add) I ran the Dino-Saw-Us game for the second time, here we are as captured on the day (and every day)-

Dino-Saw-Us passports ran out pretty much on the first day, there were 530 total- if you filled one with stickers do send in a photo/scan/feedback to

And if you are interested here is a link to a few artists naming their favourite cosplayers of the weekend. Please ignore my part though because I say in almost monotone that I'm excited by King from Tekkan 5's pants. Twice. Yep. Smooth and cool, smooth and cool. Here, by the way, are King's pants in all their glory...

If it warrants explanation, if only for my own peace of mind- I meant that I was impressed that he had sewn the Tekken words ("Anger of Beast" is it?) by hand on to the pants and that it was a completely home made costume including realistic animal head. Other costumes I liked (and was equally excited by) include pacman man (below), the Colonel from KFC (who I chased after for a photo but missed sadly, I just wanted the secret recipe), Ace Ventura, the entire amazing scooby gang and Professor Layton.

Well done everyone, especially the organisers oh yes!

Monday, 7 June 2010

The Birmingham Zine Festival Logo Competition!

The Birmingham Zine Festival is currently running submissions for a logo. I'm working on some and you should too! ....but as there is no official blog/website yet (work in progress should be up ASAP) I'm just posting the details here for people. Please note that all submissions will be considered and if they are not used for the main logo they may be used for the flyer artwork and website too (you will be contacted if so!)

Competition to design a logo for The Birmingham Zine Festival! This is open to everyone!

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We need a logo to appear on the website (currently under construction), the Facebook group and on promotional posters and zines.

We'd like the logo image to represent the alternative press, but we're open to different ideas and interpretations of that!

Black & white or colour is fine, but bear in mind that the logo will need to feature in black & white on some of our promotional material.

Your copyright and contact/website details will feature on all of the material where your logo appears.

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Please send high resolution images (300dpi if possible).

Any questions, just email and I'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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DEADLINE: Sunday 13th June 2010

The winner will be chosen by the festival organisers.