Saturday, 19 December 2009

Doodleplanet auction

the finished drawing at Doodleplanets xmas auction.. it sold.. phew!

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

1 copy of Doodlezine Issue One available on ebay

complete your set with a rare copy of doodlezine issue one
signed by Des Mccannon and Myself
happy bidding


Friday, 11 December 2009

Live art & auction for cancer research

On the 17th of December I will be taking part in the Doodleplanet live art auction for cancer research at Telfords Warehouse Chester.. from 8pm, its free entry and you can doodleaway by hiring out some nice poskas.. woohoo i hope you can make it

Wednesday, 2 December 2009


I had a very brilliant time at the Paris Book Fair..

 Also working on miniture books to sell at the lancashire book fair alongside Doodlezine.. Also I am thinking about making a large size ltd edition of doodlezine, handmade approx 50 copies, as a look into the year of doodlezine, with a personal side to the zine..

Monday, 23 November 2009

Picture Book

A sneaky peek at a 32 page picture book that i am working on with Seb Cazes

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Doodlezine Issue Three available 7th November

Thankyou to everyone who submitted to Doodlezine..
below is a list of everyone who made it into issue three..
cheers thanks cheers

                                                                                      Abi Whitehouse

Sean Garbelman

Calef Brown

Graham Cheal

Steve Wilkin

Lars Henkel

Seb Cazes

Karin Soderquist

Agnieszka Muras

Andrew James Jones

Dave Bain

Le Dernie Cri

Richard Vincent

Osian Roberts

Kae Evison

Jahan Gerrard

Nikki Marie Jackson

Ade Ivan

Alex Sarmiento

Phil Evans

The Boy

Maxwell Owen

Joana Monteiro /

Abi Whitehouse

Desdemona Mccannon

Monday, 26 October 2009

Doodlezine at Manchester Artists Bookfair

Doodlezine Issue Three will be available from

The Fourth Manchester Artists' Book Fair

Saturday 7th November 2009

12 noon - 6pm Fair open to the public
11am - 4pm MMU Artists' Books special collection open

Sir Kenneth Green Library and Holden Gallery

Manchester School of Art

Manchester Metropolitan University

All Saints Campus

Oxford Road


Guest Speaker David Faithfull 'Inkubator Project' at 10.30am in the Sir Kenneth Green Library, Lecture Theatre. See

Lucy May Schofield will host her very successful Bibliotherapy sessions throughout the day. See and

Fair opens 12 noon in the Holden Gallery, Grosvenor Building, Manchester School of Art

40 stands and the MMU special collection of artists' books


Sunday, 18 October 2009

Doodlezine Three Deadline

This Friday... 23rd October is the last day we are accepting doodles for issue three!
please email your doodles to and our theme was text (doodled)

I am completely will be available in November!!!

Monday, 5 October 2009

Institute of Contemporary Art: Died Young stayed pretty

9 October 2009 - 29 October 2009

This smart, rambling documentary delves into the booming underground network of music poster artists in the US with a top-notch indie soundtrack. Director Eileen Yaghoobian joins us on Friday 9 October at 6.30pm for a Q&A session.
How to get in touch with the ICA.

Institute of Contemporary Arts

12 Carlton House Terrace



Box office: +44 (0)20 7930 3647
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7930 0493

Friday, 18 September 2009


what an amazing find

this morning i spent the morning routing through a garage full of these!!!!

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Dave Bain

A great web site by Dave Bain

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

Monday, 17 August 2009

Doodlezine Three Submissions

We are now accepting doodles for issue three of Doodlezine.
for this issue we have decided to have a theme of typography..
this can be hand drawn words, letters, doodled writing of whatever you choose.
the deadline is friday 23rd October, please email your scanned doodles to 300dpi black and white

Sunday, 16 August 2009

Back to work

After two lovely amazing weeks of holidays..climbing mountains in southern france..sleeping and eating chocolates..reading books that have changed my life for ever..travelling on 332 buses in london and eating one snail..its back to make posters for The Loose Kites..and to make a start on Doodlezine Three!!
and watch the very very very final of the cardboard city.. oooh so excited..

Monday, 10 August 2009

Illustrative 2009

The Swatch Young Illustrators Award is a unique competition awarding creativity and innovation in personal contemporary illustration and graphics. The award encourages and supports designers in their artistic practice and offers an international and worldwide recognized platform to them. Illustrative art works, art projects with graphic influences, animations and book art objects qualify for submission.

The nominees of the Swatch Young Illustrators Award will be invited to Berlin and get the opportunity to exhibit their work at Illustrative 2009 in Berlin. The winners await prizes worth 6.000 Euros as well as publications and illustration agency contracts and will also be featured in future international shows. One winner will be invited to design a Swatch Watch – a great opportunity to join the ranks of artists such as Kiki Picasso, Pedro Almodóvar, Robert Altman and Keith Haring.

The nominees will be awarded by an international jury consisting of leading art directors, experts and editors of graphic and design magazines.

The call for the Swatch Young Illustrators Award opens in June and continues till the end of September 2009. An international jury decides in October about each of the category’s winners.

Within the Illustrative festival in autumn 2009, the Golden Awards and further prizes will be awarded in a festive ceremony. The short-listed artists will be announced on the Illustrative website at in the beginning of October. A selection of works awarded by the Swatch Young Illustrators Award will be presented at future Illustrative festivals.

deadline 30th sept 2009

Thursday, 30 July 2009

Saturday, 18 July 2009

Draw Serge

Jonathan Edwards has a new blog called draw Serge.. soo i have drawn serge (in paint)

Sunday, 12 July 2009

Helen Entwisle

This is Helen Entwisles doodle for Doodlezine..

Thursday, 9 July 2009

We are in Varoom!

doodles by Desdemona mccannon, and myself
on the following pages there are doodles from Jonathan Edwards & Dan Cimmermann..
soo happy!

Issue 10 of Varoom
Doodlezine is in it!!!

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Chester Races

Watching everyone arriving at Chester races was brilliant..and very entertaining

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Friday, 19 June 2009


Join our Doodlezine Facebook Group

you can join our facebook group to get regular updates and sneak previews about Doodlezine.. tonight we got it all ready for the Liverpool Artists Bookfair tomorrow.Des and I are so pleased with it!

Sunday, 14 June 2009

pre order your copy now!

You can now order your copy od Doodlezine Issue Two from our etsy shop for £5.00..
we shall post the zines out on Sat 20th of June..yay

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Doodlezine at The Second Liverpool Artists' Book Fair

The Second Liverpool Artists' Book Fair

Saturday 20 June 12pm to 6pm
Sunday 21 June 12pm to 5pm

Meet artists, illustrators and small presses from across the UK showcasing a selection of artists’ books, comics, zines and paper based works. Buy works of art from as little as £1.

Exhibitors include: Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, Hot Bed Bookstars, Brickface Press, Café Royal, Camp Yellow, Carson & Miller, Compromise Comics Enterprise, Holly Cooke, Sophie Cottingham, Doodlezine, Tracey Eastham, Francis Elliot, Erpen, Gemma Frearson, Fourdown, Stephen Fowler, Bec Garland, Simon Goode, Hestan Isle Press, Lee Jay, Lindsey Jenkinson, Calum F Kerr, LJMU Graphic Arts, Mary Lundquist, Desdemona McCannon, Jo Moore, Amy Jo Nolan, Nellie Designs, North Wales School of Art & Design, Pitville Press, Richard Proffitt, Phiona Richards, Laura Robertson, Emily Speed, Emma Steele, Eleanor Suggett, Bret Syfert, Kali Taylor-Mittman, Unrealised Projects, Alan Williams, Wirral Metropolitan College

There will be an accompanying program of activities, readings & performances throughout the weekend.

A Foundation
67 Greenland Street

Tel: 0151 706 0600
Fax: 0151 706 0601

Sunday, 7 June 2009

Doodlezine in Varoom magazine !!!

Des and I will have our images from Doodlezine featured in Varoom !!!

Short courses at NWSAD

The Illustration Department at North Wales School of Art and Design
are running three short courses during June.

Creating Convincing Animal Characters (Illustration for Children) Sue Thornton

Writing for Webcomix (Illustration for Graphic Novels) Dan Berry

Text and Image- Introduction to Illustration (General Illustration) Desdemona McCannon

please email Alyn Evans for more details.

Friday, 5 June 2009

Doodlezine Issue Two

Des and I have been working on Doodlezine Issue Two
the front cover is by Bishbash, you can see his work at

The second issue is larger A5, with a screen printed cover, and center spread by Jon Burgerman.. which is amazing!
We are getting Doodlezine ready to sell at The Liverpool Handmade Bookfair
which is on 20th and 21st of june..
along with some other handmade books and zines made by Des and I
so excited!!
(if you would like to pre order a copy of Doodlezine email us at and thankyou to everyone who submitted there doodles

Monday, 11 May 2009

Babahogs Art Cafe

Babahogs is a non-profit social hub for the arts community tucked away down a cute little lane in the heart of Falmouth.

We are an independent arts cafe / gallery serving barista made coffee, clipper teas, and lots of yummy homemade cake. We offer free exhibition space as well as a gallery which is available for hire.

Come visit us!
19b Well Lane
TR11 3DJ

they to stock Doodlezine

The Loose Kites