PinkAppleJam @ UK events 2017 and 2018
Small-Press Day (Nostalgia and Comics, Smallbrook Queensway, B'ham) :: Sat 7th July 2017 :: Confirmed - 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Not Another Comic-Con (Novotel, Broad St, Birmingham) :: Sat 5 August 2017 :: Confirmed
Will Adams Festival (Gillingham Park, Kent) :: Sat 9 September 2017 :: TBC
Nottingham Comic Con :: Sat 14th October 2017 :: Confirmed
Peterborough Comic Con :: Sat 24 March 2018 :: Confirmed
Past events :: Ayacon, Amecon, AmeChibi, AnimeCon 2001, Minamicon, DokiDoki Festival, Japan Expo (Paris), Hyper Japan, Thought Bubble, MCM London Comic Con [was: MCM London Expo], MCM Midlands (Telford), ShinNenKai 2, London Anime Con, CamCon, Golden Festival (Cambridge), Will Adams Festival (Kent), Japanorama (Leicestershire).
What can I commission your work for, Laura? :: How do you charge for commissions? :: Can you work outside Cambridge? :: Could you draw me a picture?
I occasionally take on paid commissions for illustration work, but I am taking a break from drawing for others for the timebeing as I want to concentrate on my personal works for a time. Thanks for your support! I mainly post my art on Instagram and Facebook page. If you use those sites please feel free to follow! :)
If you are an artist and want to do an art swap, or if you make comics and want to swap comic issues, get in touch!
What are your comic credentials?
I have delivered demonstrations and talks since 2005; publishing comics since the 90's; involvement in video game artwork since 2002. I have written articles and illustrated fanzines since the 90's, and have had works published professionally since the early 2000's, mainly in Shout Magazine as well as How To Draw Manga books. In recent years I have contributed to NEO Magazine and have been a guest at UK comics events such as Japanorama and Nottingham Comic Con.
Can I use your art on my site/blog?
Please email me first with your plans, we can discuss what you require further. Thanks!
How long have you been drawing?
Since 1992, but I sat down and properly concentrated on making comics since 1994. I also went to University in 1999-2002 to study Illustration and Animation. I have freelanced off and on pretty much since graduating.
Pink Apple Jam - what is that, exactly?
It's a cute and happy thing, but with a sharp aftertaste. I made the name up in 1995 when I was at school (when I started making my own comics on photocopiers).
Natural Media :: smooth A4 paper, soft coloured pencils, brush pens (Kuretake brand is my favourite), any fineliners (Sakura Microns are a preference), Copic or Letraset markers, really small correction fluid pens, cute plastic erasers...
Digital Media :: Adobe Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint, Paint Tool SAI.
Thank you for reading and for your support!