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Opium Dreams.

I have never experienced opium dreams, but I have read the exquisite writing of Wilum Pugmyr and I expect that is close enough. (Without the harmful side effects) I was approached, last year by Centipede press and asked if I would like … Continue reading

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Hope against hate

Another blog so soon, Tom? It’s a short one. Mostly a link. There has been a movement among kids literature creators to depict characters with a safety pin to help kids feel less alone in a world that may seem to … Continue reading

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It’s a dog eat dog world

Hello again people (and others) It’s been a while, for which I apologise. I’m going to depart, a bit, from my usual subject matter here, or perhaps, talk about art and our work as a way to point to something … Continue reading

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Salamandra, in troubled times.

Hello again people (and others) This has been a tough week to be paying attention to the world. It’s difficult, in times like this, to say anything that is either not nearly potent or wise enough or just…off topic. I … Continue reading

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Seize the carp!

Who is a lucky illustrator then? It’s me. I’m the one! I’m a lucky illustrator. I’m in the enviable position at the moment of being able to pick my jobs based on work that I find/fun/interesting/worthwhile. This brings us naturally … Continue reading

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Cake and tentacles with Grizelda Holderness

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Walter Sickert and the Fabulous Chocolate Chips

Tom first encountered Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys at the Steampunk World Fair in New Jersey, 2010. It’s possible you haven’t heard them (you need to fix this, if it is so). Punky, folky, a dash of … Continue reading

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