Sirius - Page 4

14/02/2012

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Infinitas Gracias

13/02/2012
Infinitas Gracias: Mexican Miracle Paintings.Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road London NW1 2BEUsually commissioned from local artists  Mexican votives are small paintings created to commemorate and give thanks to the saint credited for answering a prayer for delivery from death or disaster.

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Sirius - Page 3

06/02/2012

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Sirius - Page 2

27/01/2012

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Indian miniatures

20/01/2012
Ragamala paintings from India: poetry, passion, song.Dulwich Art Gallery 25 January - 27 May 2012.Miniature paintings  depicting the various musical modes, ragas, of
Indian music.Dulwich Art Gallery, Gallery Road, London, SE1 8AD

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Sirius - Page 1

12/01/2012

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Sirius - Coming soon

It is my  intention  is to produce a ‘comic’, Sirius, on this website. Technical limitations means each ‘page’ will be presented as a blog consisting of a row of single frames.It will appear intermittently. Once a week would be ideal but having recently spent 5 days making one ’frame’ that I then dumped that seems unlikely.  

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R.I.P. Ronald Searle

05/01/2012
British cartoonist Ronald  Searle has died aged 91.

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Bad Anderson alternative

28/12/2011
The frames appearing here are based in my wish to see Bad Anderson revived for her own series. Had thought to do a complete story rather than the Satan reprise with alternative ending that appears here. However I now think that doing my own strip makes more sense and will be more fun.

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R.I.P. Joe Simon

19/12/2011
Joe Simon Oct. 11th 1913 - Dec 13th 2011.Comic book artist, writer, editor, and publisher Joe Simon is presently best known as co-creator with Jack Kirby of Captain America. Published in  December 1940 it was a full year prior to the U.S.
becoming officially involved in World War II.

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Jerry Robinson RIP

18/12/2011
Jerry Robinson Jan 1 1922 - Dec 7 2011Creator for Batman comics of The Joker, Robin, Alfred the Butler and Two -face, all of which through TV and movies went on to make a load of money, But not I believe for Jerry. He did have the wit to collect the studios discarded art from the wastepaper basket and was later to be active in securing artist rights to their work.

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'Bad' Anderson - diabolical plot

11/12/2011
In the story Satan by Alan Grant and myself Psi Judge Cassandra Anderson meets  a super villian calling himself Satan. At one point Satan proposes if Cass become his lackey he would not carry out his threat to destroy the planet. Think Silver Surfer /Galactus but with greater scope.

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Mazeworld Reviews

30/11/2011
My Business and Finance Administrator advised me to do this - no of course he didn't. He doesn't exist, I got the idea from looking at David Lloyd's website.

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Artist Gunnel Wählstrand

25/11/2011
The Swedish artist Gunnel Wählstrand has some of her ink wash drawings in the exhibition Time and Memory at the Parasol Unit Gallery, 14 Wharf Road, London, N1 7RW. November 22 - February 12th.

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R.I.P. Mark Hall. Animator

19/11/2011
Mark Hall, after a short illness, died on Thursday aged 74 . Mark Hall with co-creator Brian Cosgrove set up Cosgrove Hall animation that gave us  Danger Mouse, Duckula, Alias the Jester. These tales had the great idea of bringing  together two disparate genres.

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Mazeworld curios

18/03/2012
The Mazeworld collected edition now available I feel free to show some recent ‘drawings’, a couple of which appear in the book. These are presented here as a curiosity. Curiosity is what got me started on them in the first place. They sprang from me idling with what I thought of as a t-shirt design (pic.1) on the laptop using PagePlus software. I then considered playing with other possibilities. The result was 'Hanged Man with demon' (pic.

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Manga in the Museum

03/11/2011
Hoshino Yukinobu  (B Jan 29th 1954) esteemed Japanese manga artist, visited the British Museum in 2009 and subsequently produced a mystery story set in the museum. The story featured his popular Professor Munakata who had first appeared in Japan’s Big Comic.

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The beauty of Grayson Perry

02/11/2011
Telly last night - BBC 1 Imagine ( if you missed it I believe the technology exists for it still to be seen - an I-player or something) had artist Grayson Perry organising an exhibition at the British Museum and related adventures. Grayson Perry (b 1960 in Chelmsford) ceramicist, Turner Prize winner 2003.

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de Kooning

26/09/2011
New York's  Museum of Modern Art is showing a retrospective of Willem de Kooning (1904 -1997)  between September 11th 2011 and January 9th 2012. Containing nearly 200 works it shows de Kooning's development over seven decades.

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Comics trip

23/07/2011
The Guardian on Thursday July 14th in it’s g2 section ran an article ‘The artist’s artist. Graphic novelists. Six leading graphic novelists choose their favourite peer.’ and I have been worrying about it ever since. The artists and their choices are :-

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R.I.P. Lucien Freud

21/07/2011
Lucian Freud. Painter. 8th August 1922 - 21 July 2011 "The longer you look at an object, the more abstract it becomes, and, ironically, the more real."

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Chris Foss book

13/07/2011
Here is a book you might be interested in - Hardware: The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss. Titan Books. Publication date July 22nd.

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R.I.P. Cy Twombley

06/07/2011
Cy Twombley. April 25th 1928 - July 5th 2011. American painter.

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Mervyn Peake

04/07/2911
The British Library has acquired the archive of English novelist, illustrator, poet and artist, Mervyn Laurence Peake (b. July 9, 1911, d. Nov. 17, 1968). Peake is best known for his ‘gothic fantasy’ trilogy  Titus Groan, Gormenghast, and Titus Alone

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R.I.P. Gene Colan

01/07/2011
Gene Colan 1st September 1926 - 23rd June 2011

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