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Nick is an Artist, Illustrator and member of Owen And The Eyeballs who lives and works in London. He still makes his work using parts of his body, for example his Brain (ideas), his Fingers and Thumbs (cutting, sticking, drawing, painting etc), his Bum (sitting) and occasionally his Eyes (seeing). He likes to write in third person but never second.

New orders from my SHOP will receive a FREE Linocut and rubber stamp print called ‘Strolling’.*

Unsurprisingly the print looks exactly like the image shown above. Well the top one. The bottom one is the lino but you worked that out. You know how this stuff works. You got brains etc.

* While stocks last.

— 4 days ago with 10 notes
#well technically one brain  #if you had brains id be worried  #while stocks last or until I forget.  #prints  #linocut  #shop stuff 
Added some new prints and zines to the old shop, just in case you have just been paid and have no idea what to do with all that spare cash just hanging out in your bank account.
SHOP!

Added some new prints and zines to the old shop, just in case you have just been paid and have no idea what to do with all that spare cash just hanging out in your bank account.

SHOP!

— 3 weeks ago with 5 notes
#prints  #zines  #nick white  #shoppy shop  #all that spare cash you have after rent and bills and netflix subscriptions and council tax and studio rent and all the other direct debits  #all that spare cash 
BD À BASTIA 2014

As previously mentioned right here, in April I was very lucky to be chosen to be one of 8 UK artists to exhibit at the annual comics and art festival over in Bastia in Corsica. The festival is organised by Una Volta, the Cultural Centre for Bastia and curated by Dominique Mattei with the assistance of Sylvain Coissard, among others. And it is flipping excellent. All the people I met there were also flipping lovely, the organisers / volunteers / artists, all wonderful people.

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We were also put up in pretty darn nice hotel. (The blue bit was my room.)

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Which had it’s very own egg station and …

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Shaver 2000.

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The UK exhibition was held in the museum, which used to be a Fort. A FORT!

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My work was exhibited alongside the work of the legend that is Glen Baxter. Who is as funny in real life as he is on paper.

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The view from the fort.

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The 5 days were mostly spent eating three course meals for every meal, drinking the complimentary chestnut beer, chatting to students with the help of a translator, drawing on the hands of said students, wandering around the town and eating again.

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Oh and meeting Antonio Hopkins!

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Ben Newman draws Astro Cat onto the 127th students hand.

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One evening was spent creating a looped comic with a mix of 24 artists and members of the public. This event was organised and orchestrated by June from Association ChiFouMi. June did a great job directing such chaos and had the comic printed up by the next day. (He even took the photos above and below. Thanks June!)

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A spread from the looped comic. Each sections was done in only a few minutes. (Excuses.)

On the last day there was a panel talk with the UK artists chaired by Paul Gravett. It was great to hear everyone talk, brief as it was, in both English and translated into French. Lovely people with lovely work. What are the chances? 

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From left to right Paul Gravett, A lovely Lady, Glen Baxter, Ben Newman, Viv Schwarz, Myself, I.N J Culbard, Glyn Dillon, Karrie Fransman, Fumio Obata. (Fumio is not really this small but was not in this photo so I put him in, just not quite to scale.)

A big belated thank you to all the people involved in the festival, there were loads. Big thanks especially Dominique, Sylvain and to Delphine and Josephine Zuccarelli - Tighe. (I owe you a space pen.)

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Too much fun / food / booze makes for a sleepy Newman.

— 1 month ago with 7 notes
#BD bastia  #comics  #corsica bastia  #bd bastia 2014  #Antonio Hopkins  #super fun times  #super lovely peoples 

Two Quite different Illustrations with two quite different subject matters.

The first for the Stanford Social Innovation Review considering how investment into Big Data could help Non Profits and Social Innovation in general. Read it here.

The second a map showing where to eat and drink in Portland, Oregon’s West End, for American Airline’s magazine American Way. Article here.

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#Illustration  #nick white  #big data  #stanford social innovation review  #map  #portland  #american way 
I created a new zine / book for ELCAF called ‘This & This & This & This & That’. There is also meant to be an audio version to accompany it which will be out real soon. I am sure you and you and you can not wait for this but you and you and you will just have to. 
You on the other hand are way more patient than the others so I am sure you will be fine.

I created a new zine / book for ELCAF called ‘This & This & This & This & That’. There is also meant to be an audio version to accompany it which will be out real soon. I am sure you and you and you can not wait for this but you and you and you will just have to. 

You on the other hand are way more patient than the others so I am sure you will be fine.

— 1 month ago with 4 notes
#this & this & this & this & that  #How many this's is that?  #Zines  #audiobook  #Who is this guy talking to?  #Has Nick lost it?  #Again? 

I have a stall at ELCAF this saturday 14th June. I will be selling a bunch of stuff including a new audio-visual-zine-thingy and some one-off tiny books, among other things.

Chris Ware will also be there but mostly people will be coming to see these tiny books. 

— 1 month ago with 4 notes
#elcaf  #tiny books  #audio-visual-zine-malarky  #Chris Ware?  #just over there 

Bit late on this as per usual but here are the sleeves I did for Secret 7” this year. The first one for Elbow’s Ground for Divorce and the second for Black Sabbath’s Age of Reason.

I took inspiration from the line “There’s a hole in my neighbourhood down which of late I cannot help but fall” for the Elbow one. Cutting out an actual hole and making sure the tiny Guy Garvey could be seen when the record was in the sleeve. (Please note not actual record in picture shown)

For Sabbath I just painted it black and then painted a blue/black ink pattern on top. Course I did. What else was I going to do?

— 2 months ago with 5 notes
#secret7''  #elbow grounds for divorce  #black sabbath age of reason  #tiny Guy Garvey 
Head over here to hear me briefly chat nonsense in a lift with Ben Newman and Jim Stoten as part of their Newten’s Mini Porcelain Panther series recorded especially for Pick Me Up Radio.
Just like the regular sized Porcelain Panther’s, the mini ones are fun, funny and informative.
Who knew Ed Cheverton lived in a garage? That Jack Hudson is allergic to the hair of cats? That Kate Prior doesn’t like talking on the phone? Or that Steefin Koool is a real life person and not just a fictional character?
Who knew indeed? Not I.
Though I do now.

Head over here to hear me briefly chat nonsense in a lift with Ben Newman and Jim Stoten as part of their Newten’s Mini Porcelain Panther series recorded especially for Pick Me Up Radio.

Just like the regular sized Porcelain Panther’s, the mini ones are fun, funny and informative.

Who knew Ed Cheverton lived in a garage? That Jack Hudson is allergic to the hair of cats? That Kate Prior doesn’t like talking on the phone? Or that Steefin Koool is a real life person and not just a fictional character?

Who knew indeed? Not I.

Though I do now.

— 2 months ago with 7 notes
#newten's porcelain panther  #pick me up radio  #ben newman  #jim stoten  #all the other cool people that those crazy guys spoke to  #spider eggs on one eye and in the other  #palm trees vs christmas trees  #lift corners filled with scrambled eggs  #snow jelly 
Heavy Pencil returns to Pick Me Up at Somerset house this thursday 1st May!
Owen Gilldersleeve and I have been lucky enough to curate a whole day of live music, live djing and live drawing in the Comms Bureau room at Pick Me Up somerset house from 11 am - 10 pm.
As you can see we have managed to pack in 11 hours worth of pure audio-visual entertainment with around 30 amazing artists performing, djing or drawing. Some will be doing all three at the same time.*
You will be able to listen live via internet radio over at commsbureau.co.uk or you can head down to Somerset House and see it live.
Full schedule can be found here but for reference I will be doing these things at these times -
12:30 - 13:15 Drawing with Laura Fitton while Marcus Oakley creates sounds
16:15 -17:00 Spinning tunes while Jim Stoten and Nina Fuga draw it up.
18:30 - 19:00 Singing songs with Nous Vous’ Nic Burrows
19:45 - 20:15 Drawing with Luke Best while Matthew the Horse regales us with words he has written.
21:00 - 22:00 Owen & The Eyeballs live playing some fruity numbers!
Flipping heck it’s gonna be good!
*This may well be impossible. We will see.

Heavy Pencil returns to Pick Me Up at Somerset house this thursday 1st May!

Owen Gilldersleeve and I have been lucky enough to curate a whole day of live music, live djing and live drawing in the Comms Bureau room at Pick Me Up somerset house from 11 am - 10 pm.

As you can see we have managed to pack in 11 hours worth of pure audio-visual entertainment with around 30 amazing artists performing, djing or drawing. Some will be doing all three at the same time.*

You will be able to listen live via internet radio over at commsbureau.co.uk or you can head down to Somerset House and see it live.

Full schedule can be found here but for reference I will be doing these things at these times -

12:30 - 13:15 Drawing with Laura Fitton while Marcus Oakley creates sounds

16:15 -17:00 Spinning tunes while Jim Stoten and Nina Fuga draw it up.

18:30 - 19:00 Singing songs with Nous Vous’ Nic Burrows

19:45 - 20:15 Drawing with Luke Best while Matthew the Horse regales us with words he has written.

21:00 - 22:00 Owen & The Eyeballs live playing some fruity numbers!

Flipping heck it’s gonna be good!

*This may well be impossible. We will see.

— 2 months ago with 5 notes
#heavy pencil  #live music  #live drawing  #pick me up 2014  #comms bureau  #somerset house  #Owen and the Eyeballs  #nick white  #nous vous  #jim stoten  #andrew rae  #owen gildersleeve  #all the other cool kids whose names I have already written down above in the poster I did 
On wednesday I will be flying over to Bastia in Corsica to take part in their annual Comics and Illustration festival. Each year the festival invites a guest country to exhibit and this year it is the UK. I am lucky enough to be one of the eight UK based artists, illustrators, comic book people showing. Others include Mr Ben Newman, Fumio Obata and the mighty Glen Baxter. I will be showing original pages from A Graphic Cosmogony, as well as some new bits and pieces. It should be real good fun or très fantastique if I am going to use my GCSE level french skills.
I hope I don’t have to use my GCSE level french skills, as my GCSE french skills are limited to phrases like -
”J’habite en Angleterre avec ma mère et mon père et mon frère et ma sœur et mon autre frère.”
and ”Je joue au foot avec mon pere and mon frere.”
Which may well be slightly out of date and entirely useless for such an occasion. 

On wednesday I will be flying over to Bastia in Corsica to take part in their annual Comics and Illustration festival. Each year the festival invites a guest country to exhibit and this year it is the UK. I am lucky enough to be one of the eight UK based artists, illustrators, comic book people showing. Others include Mr Ben Newman, Fumio Obata and the mighty Glen Baxter. I will be showing original pages from A Graphic Cosmogony, as well as some new bits and pieces. It should be real good fun or très fantastique if I am going to use my GCSE level french skills.

I hope I don’t have to use my GCSE level french skills, as my GCSE french skills are limited to phrases like -

”J’habite en Angleterre avec ma mère et mon père et mon frère et ma sœur et mon autre frère.”

and ”Je joue au foot avec mon pere and mon frere.”

Which may well be slightly out of date and entirely useless for such an occasion. 

— 3 months ago with 6 notes
#corsica bastia  #BD bastia  #una volta  #Ben Newman  #Glen Baxter  #comics  #Limited french language skills  #i think beer is bier  #which is the main thing 
Myself and the rest of Owen and The Eyeballs will yet again be involved in Pick Me Up at Somerset house. This year sees us curating a whole day of Heavy Pencil as part of Comms Bureau. There will be almost 12 hours of live music, live drawing and live dj-ing featuring nearly a hundred* artists and performers. But more of that soon.
In the meantime Comms Bureau, who will be broadcasting a live radio station throughout the festival, need to raise some monies to deck the space out like a real life record shop. They have set up a Kickstarter to help make said moola and I have donated 5 Nick White Megapacks as a reward. 
The Nick White Megapack includes 1 Tiny handmade and totally original, one-off, hand drawn book, made especially for you. 1 Pack of Genuine Fake Tattoos. (Comes in a variety of designs). 1 A4 black ‘You What?’ screenprint. 1 A3 ‘Man Or Monkey’ two colour screenprint. (Comes in a variety of colours). Normally such a pack would cost in the excess of £50 but you can buy it for the crazy price of £25 including postage and packing. POW!
Head here and spend some money for a great cause! Thank you kindly.
* I am guesstimating.

Myself and the rest of Owen and The Eyeballs will yet again be involved in Pick Me Up at Somerset house. This year sees us curating a whole day of Heavy Pencil as part of Comms Bureau. There will be almost 12 hours of live music, live drawing and live dj-ing featuring nearly a hundred* artists and performers. But more of that soon.

In the meantime Comms Bureau, who will be broadcasting a live radio station throughout the festival, need to raise some monies to deck the space out like a real life record shop. They have set up a Kickstarter to help make said moola and I have donated 5 Nick White Megapacks as a reward. 

The Nick White Megapack includes 1 Tiny handmade and totally original, one-off, hand drawn book, made especially for you. 1 Pack of Genuine Fake Tattoos. (Comes in a variety of designs). 1 A4 black ‘You What?’ screenprint. 1 A3 ‘Man Or Monkey’ two colour screenprint. (Comes in a variety of colours). Normally such a pack would cost in the excess of £50 but you can buy it for the crazy price of £25 including postage and packing. POW!

Head here and spend some money for a great cause! Thank you kindly.

* I am guesstimating.

— 4 months ago with 3 notes
#comms bureau  #pick me up 2014  #somerset house  #owen and the eyeballs  #heavy pencil  #kickstarter  #nick white megapack 

Covers for Secret 7” last year.

Top Laura Marling - The Beast. Obviously.

Below Nick Drake - Rider on the Wheel.

Head to www.secret-7.com to see what beauties have been made this year.

— 4 months ago with 5 notes
#secret7''  #record sleeves 

Sometimes you make a drawing / picture / visual thing and then when you go to scan it in you realise that the back of the drawing / picture / visual thing may well be more interesting than the front of the drawing / picture / visual thing. Then you just keep looking at the front and then the back and then the front and then the back etc until you scan both sides and then make a post on tumblr and upload the backs. What a crazy life I lead.

— 4 months ago with 12 notes
#first world problems  #front versus back of pictures