Original Artwork For Sale
Dear Cuthbert Backers,
If you would like to own an original drawing from the book, I am selling page 7 and page 14 on Ebay. This is not a print... Read more
Cuthbert Animated Ad
Hello Cuthbert Backers!
As some of you might know, I am currently working on a Cuthbert short film, featuring Cuthbert (of course) and some new characters; Eric the zookeeper (C's... Read more
Shipping has begun
The first 65 packages have been sent out today and there are 150 to go. For logistical reasons all the UK shipments are going out first, all European and international... Read more
Offizin Andersen Nexö is the company printing and book binding 'Cuthbert was bored'. Today I spend the day making some last minute tweaks at the printing press and learning about... Read more
I've got a fixed date and was allocated a machine at my printer in Leipzig Germany on May 13-May17th. That leaves 10 days to finalise files and text. I'm also... Read more
A few more brush strokes...
...and in about a week or two the book will go to print. Next week the last few pieces will be scanned and then Wolfgang Metzner, the book's designer, will... Read more
A selection of pages have been sent to the printer and I hope to receive a test print on the actual paper used in the book sometime soon. If it... Read more
I've got a handful of illustrations left to do and the book will definitely be finished this month. This does not mean that I will be able to... Read more
While working up the illustrations, I have continued to optimize the story and reduced the word count to 320. This is quite an exciting development since it is... Read more
The Artist's Struggle
The pretentious title actually does quite accurately describe the process I am experiencing while working on the illustrations for the book. As you might know, my background is in classical... Read more
Only a few days to go...
...and not quite there yet. 3 days left to go and my Kickstarter campaign will be finished. There is 10 % left in order to get to the calendar goal and... Read more
9 Days To Go...
...and still a little short of the stretch goal. You've all been wonderfully supportive, we're so close to adding the additional reward of the calendar. If you haven't already done... Read more
Cuthbert Stretch Goal
I am still slightly light-headed from crossing the finish line thanks to all of you! There are still thirteen days to go until the campaign is finished, so... Read more
Cuthbert has made it across the finish line, two weeks ahead of time! This is really truly amazing. I am humbled and ecstatic, hop p ing up a nd... Read more
Four one-off rewards were just added to the page, all consisting of original artwork by myself, mounted and framed and currently hanging on my studio wall. Just scroll... Read more
On November 20th we had a little 'Cuthbert Was Bored' Kickstarter pledge party at Lisa's salon in Primrose Hill. A few pages of original Cuthbert art were on display and... Read more
Elephants are big, very big...
In order to draw Cuthbert properly I don't like to draw too small. So when he's next to a big animal, the drawing tends to get very big too. I'm... Read more
When things go wrong...
...you can always start over. Working with traditional tools can be tricky and very often things do go wrong. There are no "undo' buttons on a real paint brush and... Read more
A Great Start...
...thanks to all you backers so far! I'm very excited and grateful for your generous contribution towards achieving the goal for my picture book project "Cuthbert Was Bored". I will... Read more