Here it is! Our new graphic novel, BLUEBEARD: A Feminist Fairy Tale, out May 2020 from Papercutz. We worked really hard for two years transforming the classic tale. Hope you’ll find it as thrilling to read as it was to make. Expect scary! WARNING: May contain cuteness. With massive thanks to Creative Scotland for their funding […]
We’re delighted to be shortlisted for The Herald Scottish Culture Awards 2019 in the Visual Artist Award category. The full shortlist for the Visual Artist Category is: Cathy Wilkes, Charlotte Prodger, Metaphrog, Charles Anderson. Full shortlist for all categories: http://newsquestscotlandevents.com/events/cultureawards/ https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17721098.surge-of-creativity-the-short-lists-for-the-herald-scottish-culture-awards/ The winners will be announced at the ceremony on July 11th.
STV News at 6 featured us last night, about our Graphic Novel Authors in Residence project with Glasgow Life at Holyrood Secondary. Ian Lebeter of Glasgow Life also talked about the project. We’re working with pupils from Romania and Slovakia helping them tell stories in comic form. They’re sweet kids, and, now 6 weeks into […]
It was a big surprise and an honour to receive the SICBA Outstanding Achievement to Comics 2018 award! (The Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance awards.) Big thanks to Sha Nazir , Nyla Ahmad , Nicola Love and all the Glasgow Comic Con team.It’s wonderful to have our 23 years in comics recognized in this way […]
Absolutely delighted to learn that The Little Mermaid has won the Excelsior Award Junior 2018. The winner each year is chosen by the young readers from a shortlist of books: http://www.excelsiorawardjunior.co.uk/shortlist2018.html “The Excelsior Award Junior is the only nationwide book award for graphic novels and manga – where kids aged 8-11 decide the winner by rating […]
We were commissioned by the Dick Institute, in Kilmarnock, to create two illustrations for their current library campaign. Sandra produced the artwork last summer to a precise brief: the images had to be bold and punchy black and white graphics that were at once inviting and unexpected. She proposed several versions of artwork during the […]
We’re thrilled that The Little Mermaid is shortlisted for The Excelsior Award Junior 2018! You can see the full shortlist here: http://www.excelsiorawardjunior.co.uk/shortlist2018.html
Great news! The first printing of the Little Mermaid graphic novel has rapidly sold out and our publisher Papercutz are rushing into a 2nd printing before Christmas. The quarter-bound title was released in April 2017 to great acclaim. Promotion included a north American tour and several high profile UK events, including The Edinburgh International Book […]
Creative Scotland announced this month’s open project fund awards today. We are honoured and delighted to have been awarded £32,000 towards creating our next graphic novel. This new fairy tale adaptation will follow on from the success of The Red Shoes and Other Tales and The Little Mermaid. The book will be published by […]
The BBC interviewed us on the news programme Reporting Scotland (23/06/17) about how we feel about our position as a Franco-Scottish couple in the midst of Brexit negotiations, and after the government’s first announcement of how it might treat the 3.5 Million EU nationals living here. Sandra is French and has been established in the UK […]
Had a fantastic time launching The Little Mermaid graphic novel at Waterstones on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow! Great turn out, and a very enjoyable evening. Special thanks to Paddy who even brought Sandra flowers – what a gentleman! Sandra created colour sketches in every book and we even left a stock of sketched and signed books […]
We’re just back from our American signing tour and are feeling completely recharged and revitalised! What an absolutely FANTASTIC time! We met some truly wonderful people, all passionate about books and comics, and saw lots of amazing things. A massive thanks to Creative Scotland who provided funding – without their support this tour would not have been possible. […]
We’re honoured and delighted to have won The Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards 2016 for Best Visual Artist! With Janice Forsyth (left) and Janice Kirkpatrick The award ceremony was a fantastic evening, and it was a pleasure to meet some of the amazing finalists. Runners-up for the Best Visual Artist category were sculptor David J Mitchell, animation film maker and […]
We are finalists in the Best Visual Artist category for The Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards 2016. The finalists will appear in print in The Sunday Herald this weekend, with winners to be announced on July 7th at the award ceremony. http://newsquestscotlandevents.com/events/sunday-herald-culture-awards/ (scroll down this link for the full list of finalists and judges).
We’ve written a feature for The National newspaper about the graphic memoir Rosalie Lightning by Tom Hart. It’s an incredibly powerful book about the loss of a child: Rosalie Lightning died just before turning two from unexplained causes. Rosalie loved one of our own books, Louis – Night Salad, and Tom integrates this and her other loves, […]