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New Directions

Today a sheet of proof images for the Hansel & Gretel picture book arrived from Simon Lewin. They look as I expected, having seen images of them last week in an e-mail. 343 more words

Hansel & Gretel

Peter Slight's Gingerbread Zombies

My friend Peter Slight made these Gingerbread Zombies after he saw the characters developing in the sketchbooks for my forthcoming Hansel & Gretel picture book. (Random Spectacular, November 2016) 59 more words

Hansel & Gretel

Hansel & Gretel Toy Theatre

My work on the forthcoming Pollock’s Toy Theatre of Hansel & Gretel is all but done. Yesterday I packed the nine boards of original artwork in a stout card box and dispatched them via Parcelforce to Benjamin Pollock’s Toyshop in Covent Garden. 256 more words

Toy Theatres And Puppets

Don't Go Into the Wood!

The past days have been a frenzy of activity. On Thursday my friend Phil Cooper arrived at Aberystwyth station with a knapsack, a taped-together makeshift portfolio and a mysterious suitcase. 674 more words

Making Books

Silence in the Woods

Forgive the silence at the Artlog. The reason is simple. Right now I am consumed with completing the Hansel & Gretel Toy Theatre Kit for… 209 more words

Toy Theatres And Puppets

Chalk Paint

Last night I decided to try my hand at mixing up some homemade chalk paint and using it on a couple of old chairs I was given. 407 more words

Classic Damask With an Updated Look

These homeowners have built what I call a “Hansel & Gretel house” in the Garden Oaks neighborhood of Houston – lots of stone and wood on the outside, peaked rooflines, reminiscent of the fairy tale, and dark stained woodwork inside, with arched windows and vaulted / domed ceilings. 126 more words