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Boogie Down T-shirtsMusic and dance have been a big influence on my art over the years. Listening to music - always conjures up images to draw. Which has led to creating these new t-shirt designs using my own illustrations - Boogie Down original t-shirt designs...

Here is a teaser for my new book for the rare visitors of my blog ;) In 2002 my first book was published "Stencil Graffiti" by Thames and Hudson which I began working on in 1999. Stencils as a topic have stayed with me as...

2018 has been a personally difficult year with the passing of my mum, Jean Manco, earlier in March. She was hugely inspirational to me and naturally I held her at the centre of my life, forever influencing my values and outlook on life.I was immensely...

I'm pleased to announce that I've launched a collaborative T-shirt project with artist Graham 'Paris' Dews - Brexit Sucks!For more information please visit your website shop - https://brexitsucks.co.uk/ For a long time I've wanted to respond to Brexit with a T-shirt design and Paris's artwork is spot-on! Graham...

Earlier this year I was pleased to be invited to be one of the judges of the Association of Illustrators World Illustration Awards in the Site Specific category. There was a good quality of entries this year in this category but finally the winner is...

Earlier in May, 2017 I was pleased to be asked to run a zine workshop as part of the Diffusion festival's free DIY season at the Googlespace in Cardiff, facilitated by Buzz Magazine.We started with a quick discussion about Zine culture, historical background and production and...

Although we've been up and running for a few months I have yet to post news of Think Beautiful - my new design agency.  Think Beautiful Design Ltd was founded to offer up a host of services from website design to illustration - branding to...

It's been eight months in production but I'm pleased to announce that Are We There Yet?, A Day Trip to Banky's Dismaland and Other Stories, a photographic-documentary book I designed for photographer Barry Cawston is now at the press with copies expected in three weeks. While I've...

This summer I had the great opportunity to work with new client With One Voice. With One Voice is an Arts & Homelessness capacity building and exchange programme that follows the Olympic trail, including the Arts & Homelessness sector as part of the Official Olympic Culture...

It has long been an ambition to visit Edinburgh and despite visiting Scotland many times, finally this year I made it to this wonderful city in festival season. All thanks to my on-going art consultancy work for Wahaca. For this site it was a pleasure to work...