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The Little Chimp says “No More”

Thank you to everyone who’s submitted news to the LCS over the years, but we’re reclaiming the site and community, and no longer accepting public submissions. There’s no need to worry, we’re not going anywhere. It’s just the LCS has changed and it’s about time our website caught up with us. Onwards and upwards!

SALE!!! Showcase 100 prints now 1/2 price!

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This is your last chance to pick up one of the Showcase 100 prints! Come Monday, all of the prints will be removed from the shop and for this weekend only all of the prints are half price. We only have one copy of each print and once they’re gone, they’re gone.

The prints are super high quality and were part of the London exhibition earlier in the year. There are loads to choose from, created by the most awesome bunch of artists and illustrators you can imagine.

Shown is the work of Michael Hacker, Mark Hammermeister, Kim Herbst, John Joven, Mike Nash, Marc Scheff and Primary Hughes. Visit the Showcase 100 print shop to check out the rest of the fantastic artwork.

…or Something Like That Kickstarter Project

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…or Something Like That is an amazing collaboration between Portland artists Marc Girouard and Travis Abels. They have combined the personal stories, memories, and life changing moments of ten people to create immersive multimedia experiences combining sound, music, words, and images.

Their plan is big, beginning with a show at A.I.R. Gallery in Portland, OR this September 19th, the release of a vinyl record with accompanying artwork, and a website where the project will live and continue to grow.

This Kickstarter project will help fund the sound mastering and pressing of records, printing of art, headset rental, studio fees, and many more expenses of this ambitious project. But you can be a part of it! Watch the video, follow the link, and check out the rewards.

External Link: …or Something Like That Kickstarter Project

Sue Todd’s 3×3 Merit Award

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The Picture Book Show of the next 3×3 Directory of Illustration includes a merit award to Sue Todd Illustration for four illustrations from the play, Steam! Taming the River Monster. Steam!, published by Red Chair Press, is a work of historical fiction dramatising the first voyage of Robert Fulton’s steamboat, The Clermont.

External Link: Sue Todd’s 3×3 Merit Award

A Drawing-a-Day: An Adventure in Illustration!

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Artist and illustrator Peter Clayton has been for the past few months embarking on an adventure in illustration with a drawing-a-day project.

Next week will mark the ventures centenary and with what started off as a side-project has since become a little daily obsession. With no real brief or theme the pieces have become a creative stage with which Peter can vent ideas, opinions and personality and also conjure up loveable and playful characters.

External Link: A Drawing-a-Day: An Adventure in Illustration!

Meditation 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Are you new to meditation, and interested in finding out how to start a practice? We’ll walk you through the basics!

This is an animation I’ve been working on for Happify – a company that creates science-based activities and games that help you lead a more fulfilling life.

As with all of my work, this animation was created by drawing pen on paper. Each illustration was scanned, cleaned and coloured in Photoshop and then composited in After Effects.

It was a fun little project. I’ve been commissioned to create five animations for Happify – three which will be launched publicly so I’ll update you with the others when they’re ready!

Present! Exhibition – a week-long event at London Design Festival

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The graphic design industry is showcasing some of its finest talent at the first ever Present! Exhibition – a week-long event at London Design Festival dedicated to raising money to help aid street children in India.

Present! which is to run by a new not-for-profit platform, Equals, curated by Elena Dransfield, and Luke O’Brien, will be packed full of posters inspired by the culturally diverse Indian Sub-Continent – with all proceeds going towards helping charity, Angel House.

Sixty three designers from sixteen countries will take part in the event which hopes to use design as a tool to help inspire and benefit those less fortunate across the world.

External Link: Present! Exhibition – a week-long event at London Design Festival