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Anna is a writer and illustrator who joined us as an editorial intern after studying at Cambridge University and Falmouth university. She wrote for the site between January and March 2013.

87 articles
  1. Things-list

    Things 2013 #10: slingshot, sexy haiku's, girls' mag, rocks and eye-dizzying posters

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  2. Sign-painters

    Upcoming film celebrates the under-appreciated art and craft of sign painting

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  3. Woodcum-htec-list

    Lovely, strange and stained illustrations from Woodcum in Moscow

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  4. Nieves

    Like Nieves, zines and box-sets? Then their 2012 zine box is for you!

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  5. Marykatherine-list3

    Grainy castles, topiary and miniature golf from Mary Katherine Spence

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  6. Anton-van-hertbruggen-list

    Introducing...Anton Van Hertbruggen’s beautiful, spacious illustrations of star-gazing in surburbia

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  7. Thing-list-9-march

    Things 2013 #9: an imaginary creature, a brave cat, a graphic novel, signs and photos

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  8. Sturmey-archer-list

    Glorious olds advertisements for Sturmey-Archer bicycle gear hubs

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  9. Comics-workbook-list

    Bookshelf: The brilliant, varied Comics Workbook is a killer resource for comics obsessives

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  10. Bruce-mackay-sml

    Bruce Mackay’s portholes: patterned pen and ink windows to the waves

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  11. Wolves-list

    Richard Forbes-Hamilton’s beautiful animation for Valentina’s Wolves

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  12. Sendak-brothers_book_sml

    Maurice Sendak’s last work, My Brother’s Book – a beautiful, poignant elegy to love and loss

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  13. Ny-city-water-farm-list

    Lovely, visionary designs for a New York City water farm from DoCK Lab

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  14. Democratic-lecture-list

    Craig Oldham’s Democratic Lecture delivers advice for aspiring designers

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  15. Kate-beaton-list

    Kate Beaton’s outstanding Hark! A Vagrant comics make learning really, really fun

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  16. Things-2-march-

    Things 2013 #9: a green football zine, a pretty LP, Latvian architecture, superheroes and pop stars

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  17. Well-proven-chair-list

    Unusual foamy chair seats made from furniture factory shavings

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  18. Utec-potable-water-generator-list

    Refreshing and inspiring – the billboard that generates water from air

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  19. Dylan-spencer-davidson-gang-boxers-list

    The Gang Boxers – Dylan Spencer-Davidson’s very special project

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  20. Ze-jian-shen-list

    Inky, bloody, sexy and violent melodramas from comics star Zejian Shen

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  21. Police-log-list

    Owen Cook’s wonderful comics made from the Carmel Pine Cone police log

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  22. Kodachrome-list2

    Adjusted Kodachrome transparencies bring colour and contrast to the 1940s

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  23. Blind-maps-list

    Interactive braille smart phone maps for the visually impaired

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  24. Thomas-matthews-list

    Thomas Matthews’ hand-drawn graphite posters for Ingmar Bergman films

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  25. Prieto-list2

    Francisca Prieto’s Between Folds series creates origami windows into the past

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  26. Jochen-list-new

    Fascinating comics and illustration reappropriation from Jochen Gerner

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  27. Things-22-02-list

    Things 2013 #8: professional wrestling, Swedish design, youthful shots, 180 shots and the future of illustration.

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  28. Jamie-jones-list

    Introducing...The bold, richly coloured illustrations of the mysterious Jamie Jones

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  29. Olle-list

    Some excellent risograph prints from Stokholm’s PEOW! studio

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  30. Bastien-list

    Jeremy Bastien's intricate inky comics learned a lot from the Victorians

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  31. Pbf-comics-list

    The Perry Bible Fellowship – exceptionally good comics from Nicolas Grunwich

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  32. Ryan-list

    A personal, handwritten and hand-cut tour through Rob Ryan’s recent work

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  33. Underground-list

    London Transport Museum shows 150 beautiful and innovative Tube posters

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  34. Things-15-02-list2

    Things 2013 #7: comics, illustrations, briefs, shirts and a little bit of navel gazing

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  35. Pulp-list3

    Sexy, punning, gloriously pulpy revamps of literary classics

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  36. Guo-list-rosemary

    Jingyao Guo’s black and white washes of famous girls from films

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  37. Lidbetter-list-2

    Turned Over: David Lidbetter’s photographs of the underside of things

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  38. Hanawalt-list

    Delightful, dirty, anthropomorphic fun from the very skilled hand of Lisa Hanawalt

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  39. List

    An interview with the brilliant cartoonist and graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel

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  40. Marra-list

    Infectious fun, sex and violence in Benjamin Marra’s pulpy comic treats

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