Category: Blog

  • Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2013

    Steev Bishop sat at his table and sketching, at Thought Bubble 2013

    The 2013 Thought Bubble comic convention is now far behind us, as is my first experience from the other side of the table. Take a trip down memory lane with me as I recount an amazing weekend as an exhibitor.

  • I’m exhibiting at Thought Bubble 2013

    The Thought Bubble comic convention hits Leeds, 23–24 November 2013. I will be part of the weekend’s proceedings, exhibiting for the very first time with two new mini-comics and more.

  • A Robot In This Guise

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    Back in 2009, my friend Nick introduced me to the Travelling Moleskine project, where sketchbooks get released into the wild, each with their own theme, and anyone can take up a page or a spread to creatively interpret that theme. I recently revisited my submission and recreated the illustration.

  • Reflections on iOS 7 and WWDC 2013

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    Apple’s opening keynote at their 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference wasn’t only surprising because the build-up managed to stay largely spoiler-free but because Apple reached further than expected. In particular, iOS 7 seemed to catch many off guard, including me. So much so that things only started to make sense after stepping back, blinking twice and taking a breath. This lengthy post guides you through my thoughts.

  • Creating a new identity

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    A friend of mine and I had often joked about inspirational quotes and life coaching popping up on social networks; at the idea that it’s a magic bullet in and of itself. We’d tweet brief exchanges in the Drunk Hulk mould of caps lock, exuberance and typos, having a good chuckle about it each time we had […]

  • Derek Danger

    Thumbnail for the Derek Danger sketchbook entry

    This January, super comickers Warwick Johnson-Cadwell and Robert Ball, started on joint comic project Dangeritis, about the misadventures of Derek Danger. The sketches came thick and fast, building and rounding out Derek. The Britishness oozed through, and I was nuts for it. Well, that’s an exaggeration. If “went nuts” was 100%, I was around 80%. […]