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July 9, 2018

I've been undertaking some fabulous courses from Make Art That Sells to improve my chances of getting more illustration work.  Every year they run a Global Talent Search (GTS) competition.  I've never entered it before but, despite not finishing all my coursework, I th...

March 12, 2018

 1. FINDING THE RIGHT WORKSHOP FOR YOU OR YOUR CHILD

What are your interests?  

What skills to do you want to learn and try?

What date and time suits you?

The Workshop Details page on the paperscissorsrock.net website gives all the up to date information on current wo...

November 27, 2017

I've been looking to do an illustration course for a while but I specifically wanted to find one online which would teach me how to use and market the skills I've already got.  I have dreams, you see, of becoming an actual paid illustrator with an agent and everything....

October 5, 2017

Here’s a little bit about what I’ve been up to this last year…

A friend of mine, Sass (Sass Harding Photography) and I had spoken about working together a couple of years ago.  Combining her photography and my paper art in some way seemed a pleasing idea.  So when the o...

November 17, 2016

Papercut comic strips by Sam at Paper Scissors Rock. Come and meet Guyman and Starfunkel, the stars of this unique comic.

October 9, 2016

New Comic Day - a couple of days late..or maybe early...

Inspiration for this one: my son has a habit of inviting his friends to do things and THEN asking me. 

Also, I think other parents (and introverts) can relate to that feeling of, quite frankly, inconvenience and p...

September 20, 2016

I've had this idea in my head for a while so, although it's not topical or anything, I decided to comicfy it. (Yes that is a word!!) 

I've been to a couple of preview nights at exhibition openings and listening to critics does make me giggle - although I'm sure what th...

August 4, 2016

Earlier than predicted this time.   There's just no telling, is there?,

At least, as predicted, it has a suitably nerdy theme and an underlying kind-of-topical-and-sort-of-serious subject.

I wanted to explore how the same subject can be seen in different ways - posi...

July 28, 2016

It's been a while since my last comic.  I like to use topical themes (the recent rise in hate crime this time ) but seen through the adventures of young Guyman and Starfunkel (metaphorically I guess). 

The underlying themes have been a bit sad of late.  The next on...

July 20, 2016

About a year ago I was asked by The Paperdashery to write a guest blog about the basics of papercutting.  Not being one to put anything off I began immediately last week.  They liked it and published it yesterday.

It's not a definitive guide to papercutting but doe...

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