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My Bio
Self taught artist/cartoonist. Always existed on the brink of a society that I've never quite managed to fit into. Happy-go lucky idiot who enjoys life in his own weird way.

Favourite Visual Artist
Virgil Finlay
Favourite Movies
The Red Shoes, Star Trek 2, Oh Mr Porter, Jason and the Argonauts
Favourite TV Shows
Family Guy, The Simpsons, American Dad, Big Bang Theory, Old Star Trek
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Frank Zappa, Neil Hannon, The Fiery Furnaces, Marcos Valle, Bonzo Dog Band, The Once and Future Band, Chassol
Favourite Books
The Horse's Mouth, Eyeless in Gaza, Gormenghast, A Princess of Mars
Favourite Writers
Aldous Huxley, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Barry Humphries, Mervyn Peake, Bob Shaw
Favourite Games
I don't play computer games
Favourite Gaming Platform
See above
Tools of the Trade
Pentel brush pen for cartoons, acrylics for colour, using airbrush sometimes, wacom tablet for digital art, using Photoshop 4.0
Other Interests
I'm now breaking into the world of animation, and it's paying. Outside work, there is my wife, my stepson, and my dog.
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It looks like things are happening on the Venna front (stop that!)...my publisher has announced that all the voices are in the can for the audio drama serial, so we can now admit that the third book in the series, Peril in Prime City is out, and a thing. Yes, I know it's been available for about a month or more, and some of you (bless you) bought yours as soon as it appeared (and in many cases, had copies before I did!), but AUK (my publisher) asked me to dummy up until they were ready to do a proper launch. I still don't know what form the launch is going to take, but they posted the cover art on the Venna's Planet Facebook Group Page this morning, so I guess something is happening. As for the audio version - which covers most of Book One - they're still working on the editing of that one. The voices all had to be recorded separately, of course, so it's likely that none of the actors ever met. Amazing what they can do now. It's not something I've been closely involved with, although
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Here's another post to say it's on its way. I know that some of you already have your copy of the book that I'm not supposed to tell anyone is out (and has been out for the past four weeks). We're not supposed to know anything about it until we have confirmation of the accompanying audio version, which is being held up because they're trying to round up a certain actress with a big net, and sit her in front of a microphone and make her recite lines, but as soon as they've done that we can all stop pretending the book doesn't exist. In the meantime, I've been placed in the uncomfortable position of appearing to be rude to someone who has bought the book that isn't isn't out yet, and has taken the trouble to announce it on my Facebook time line with a photograph of the non-out-yet book with enthusiastic words, by hiding the post. I feel awful about this, and I have apologised on there, but here it is again, because I feel I can't apologise enough, nor can I sufficiently express my
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Have you ever been to a concert - especially a rock concert - and the main act is late coming on because they're not ready, or haven't even arrived at the venue yet, and the support band finished half an hour ago, and a voice over the p.a. system keeps saying, 'Please be patient a little longer, folks, we're almost there,' or something. Sorry, it's been a long time since I've attended a rock concert, and this is a vague memory from about 45 years ago, when Captain Beefheart came to our town. My point is - I feel like I'm being that announcer - announcing, yet again, that nothing is happening, but is about to. Because here I go again with Venna Book Three - which anyone can go on line and buy, but I'm not supposed to tell you....partly because my publisher is soon going to be doing a big launch of the new book and the others in the set, the audio drama version of Book one and a bunch of their other productions. I'm hoping that will be happening quite soon....in the meantime, I know
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Thanks fo much for watching, mate!

I often get 'watch back' requests, and when I check their page, they've done nothing. You've done loads, and it looks great! Cool work!

Thanks a lot man! Mine is nothing compared to yours. So to receive a watch back from you is a pleasure, mate.

I was blown away by your gallery - really terrific!

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thank you so much for the fave dear:hug:

I felt I shouldn't be taking gratitude for something I had neglected to do...so now the picture is in my favourites galley...to remind me to pay a visit to Ingleton this summer :)

Something tells me that this is not a tanning bed at all


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