Thursday, 24 November 2011

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Happy Thanksgiving to all my U.S readers

Sunday, 13 November 2011

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Idling a few hours away in the sketchbook.

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

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Today I am heading to the press viewing of the Alice in Wonderland Exhibition at Tate Liverpool.

And I will be giving a review on Radio 4's Front Row between 7.15 p.m and 7.45 p.m.

Sunday, 2 October 2011

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

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At last, the game I have been working on with my partner in crime, Matt Howarth of Puppetman productions, is finally ready for purchase.

Just click on the link to buy the Red Planet Rescue game featuring the
one and only ZACK CARROTS

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Friday, 29 July 2011

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Here he comes. Available VERY soon on a recreational device near you.

Sunday, 24 July 2011

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Ahoy there blog lubbers!
Thought you might like to see the step by step process
of a spread I've been working on for the pirates book.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Saturday, 2 July 2011

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'Curiouser and curiouser!' Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English).

Monday, 13 June 2011

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A few drawings from Baker Street.

Friday, 3 June 2011

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....burning up his his fuse out here alone.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

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Hello, I'm back after a successful week on the road
promoting the new stuff. Highlights included a fire alarm
halfway through a presentation in London and being introduced
as Chris Moyles in a school in Leeds! Thanks to everyone involved.

Thursday, 12 May 2011

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A visit to Woodhorn Colliery in Ashington sparked these drawings.
Being home to the famous Pitmen Painters, the visit seemed particularly

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

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The village of Morebattle, which incidentally,
is actually very peaceful.

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

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A short interlude from a ZOMBIE!
Well why not?

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

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Two quirky sightings of a very different nature but
spotted on the same journey from Yetholm to Edinburgh.
A crow on a pig in a field, which just amused me and
gravestones in the middle of an overgrown field near to Yetholm.

Monday, 4 April 2011

Saturday, 2 April 2011

Thursday, 31 March 2011

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Over to the Scottish Borders.
Drawings from Hirsel Park Grounds, Coldstream.

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

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More drawings from Dumfries and Galloway.
These are from Dundrennan, home of the Wicker Man Festival.

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

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I try and draw when I'm out and about. I think it's important
and it's a good way to remember the places I've been to.

Photographs seem to become endless clutter on my desktop

Here's a drawing I did on Barstobrick Hill near Ringford
whilst in Dumfries and Galloway.

The view is looking south from Neilson's Monument and
a red kite was circling.

Monday, 28 March 2011

Sunday, 27 March 2011

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A few finished pieces from the first book
of the new series.

Saturday, 26 March 2011

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Time to meet Pip.

Here are a few rough drawings of him
before going to final artwork.

Pip is our unlikely hero in the Spindlewood Tales books.

In book one you will discover what Pip is up against
and hear all about;

The Deadman's Hand
The sinister secret of the great walled city of Hangman's Hollow
A forest of sinister trees that will hatch out a swarm of midnight creatures
And if that wasn't enough, there is always the threat of the hook handed man.

To search inside the pages, read the reviews or buy the book, go to

Friday, 25 March 2011

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Here are some rough drawings of the buildings inside
the walls of Hangman's Hollow.

Pip and the Wood Witch Curse can be purchased from
Amazon via the link.

Thursday, 24 March 2011

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Hangman's Hollow
rough drawing & finished artwork

Before I let you through the gates, I thought I should explain to you
that Hangman's Hollow is not a place for the faint hearted. The city
is at war with the forest. Nightmarish creatures spill onto the streets
and lost children are in hiding out of harms way.

But if you do insist on letting yourself in, be careful not to fall foul
of the hook-handed man.