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The making of a print

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How "Dennis The Menace Being Chased By A Copper" was made. Watch as I tear the paper, put down the red bar, then Dennis's jersey, then finally the black ink.

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NEW PRINT: HEATH ROBINSON'S TOP HAT

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NEW PRINT: HEATH ROBINSON'S TOP HAT
This is "Top Hat", one of Heath Robinson's, from 1916. There may be more to follow - his pen-and-ink drawings lend themselves to screenprinting.
William Heath Robinson (1872 – 1944) was an English artist, best known for drawings of unnecessarily complicated machines designed to achieve simple aims.

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NEW PRINT: REEFER MADNESS

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NEW PRINT: REEFER MADNESS
My first foray into the world of film posters.
This one is for an American anti-drug propaganda film called Reefer Madness from the 1930s. It tells the story some high school students who get addicted to marijuana with horrific consequences including suicide and attempted murder.

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NEW PRINT: THE PATH TO THE MOON

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This screenprint is of WT Horton's The Path To The Moon. It was first published in A Book Of Images, in 1898, which had an introduction by his great pal, the poet WB Yeats.

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NEW! Betty Boop makes finger gun

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BETTY BOOP MAKES FINGER GUN
Here's my new Betty Boop screenprint: check out the shadow.
As ever, handpulled by me in my west London studio, on 300g cotton paper milled in Somerset.

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