Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Two recent sketchbook pages, both of 'popular' singers, Johnnie Ray and Donny Osmond.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Monday, October 03, 2011

Without drawing materials. I'm temporarily without drawing materials at the moment so before anything new is drawn here is a sketchbook page.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Change of Address Comic. Apologies for lack of posts recently. I have been busy moving to a new address. To celebrate/announce the new pad I produced this little comic.

Monday, June 20, 2011

I am partial to a bit of hoop splaying and acid pickling...

Friday, June 17, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Living Museum of the North. Last week I made a return visit to Beamish Open Air Museum. While the purpose of this blog is not to recommend days out I have to say strolling around Beamish is a wonderfully accurate recreation of the Northern past. Its also a treat for sign lovers like myself. Not all are vintage. Look at this hand crafted beauty advertising a fish and chip shop. Salt and vinegar on mine, ta.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Meet me outside Fine Fare. BETWEEN CHANNELS is my favourite new blog discovery. The above samples of found photo images from this site should whet your appetite. Therein you will come across many more examples of scanned 70s and 80s scenes of British drabness which this blog labels 'hauntological'. There are also some fantastic bits of clumsy letraset graphics from the same era just for good measure. Drive your Austin Allegro here.

Vintage gent's clothes packaging. Will that be a standard or tailored fit, sir?

Monday, April 18, 2011

Vintage electricals and drying equipment in an old washroom. Photographed at Ushaw College, Co.Durham.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

I recently found this interesting article on my comics at a blog called Existential Ennui. Thanks , Nick!

Thursday, March 31, 2011

New page in sketchbook, workers in industry and at leisure.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

New Strip / Old Joke. Here is a new three pager based on a joke which probably dates back to stand-up comedy shows like The Comedians in the 70s. It's been floating around my mind for a while, the subject matter was attractive to me and so here is my telling of it...

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Happy New Year, retreatants! Hope you enjoyed reading all those smashing annuals you got at Christmas!