Macclesfield, France, London

Whilst graphic designing and sign-making for Whole Foods Market, I am still working on my comics for Aces Weekly, visiting comic cons and sketching!

I stayed with a french family in France and took my sketchbook with me. Here are a few of the sketches from my book:

I also recently had a table at Macclesfield comic con where I promoted my comics in Aces Weekly. You can read my comics among many others from the greats at: http://acesweekly.co.uk/

 

Last Thursday Final Installment – Begins 11th January

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Last Thursday is back for its second and final installment on January 11th. London has been deliberately flooded by the Last Thursdayists, but why? Who came up with Last Thursdayism? And why does their leader want our protagonist dead? Read this exciting comic and catch up on previous chapters at: http://www.acesweekly.co.uk/vol18-issue1

Its wonderful that Pipedream Comics included Aces Weekly in it’s top ten digital comics of 2015. The top ten are a talented collection of different comics, which is great to see. And thank you to Pipedream Comics for their kind comments about Last Thursday:

“This year’s stand out has been Last Thursday from Emma Chinnery, with it’s time shifting narrative and sublime black and white artwork on sepia paper that feels incredibly tactile in this digital world.” – Pipedream Comics

If you too enjoy reading all the amazing comics on Aces Weekly, then vote for us as your favorite on Pipedream Comic’s website:

Top 10 digital comics of 2015

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2014 and Guardian Guide Strip Advisor for Aces Weekly

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I have been meaning to post about this lovely book that I am fortunate enough to be in! Its called A Little Book of Portraits and the portrait that I inked of myself in published in it with comments about all the artist’s work written by Tai-Shan Schierenberg, Kathleen Soriano and Kate Bryan. Its a great little book if you like portraiture, here’s the Amazon link to buy one!  http://www.amazon.co.uk/Portrait-Artist-Year-Little-Portraits/dp/1849495769

The Void

The Guardian Guide Strip Advisor wrote about Aces Weekly mentioning my latest comic The Void, check it out: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/mar/21/strip-advisor-comics-review  Thanks Guardian Guide!

More from me in Volume 16 of Aces Weekly.

Sky Portrait Artist of the Year 2013

Recently aired on sky arts, I was chosen from 2000 entries to be a finalist in sky arts portrait artist of the year award. This was a lovely surprise and a fantastic experience. My image is the black and white one in the bottom left of this poster. I hope you all enjoy the series, it is great to see so many artists at work.

Oliver Twist Illustrations

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Here are four illustrations for Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens that I have created recently for the upcoming Bologna Children’s Book Fair. In my research for this project, I wasn’t entirely bound to my drawing board. I went on excursions out into the world and drew old buildings and their wonky beams and windows. Oliver Twist was always a favourite of mine ever since childhood so now it is lovely to have found the time to illustrate some of its most exiting moments.

Majesty Revisited

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I have decided to revisit this image and draw it again to see how I have improved over the last 8 months since I originally drew it’s predecessor. Evidently I feel that my 8 months ago self was seriously lacking knowledge of the way the world looks. Here below is the original image, and above is the new and hopefully improved image. Onwards and upwards.

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