Kiddo will be available soon in italian, published by Retina
Kiddo will be available soon in italian, published by Retina
Antarctic Survivor is a stunning new book by the illustrator Ian O’Shea and published by us, LMNOP. Full of beautiful and atmospheric imagery, the book illustrates a little known story from the 1912 Scott Exhibition - the thirty five mile solo march of Thomas Crean to save his two comrades from certain death. The stunning illustrations are created with a mix of monotypes and pen and ink.
48 pages on Munken Pure paper
Hand Numbered Limited Edition of 250
Embossed belly Band
LMNOP proudly presents the 2013 Self Motivation Risograph Calendar. The essential item for creatives, the self employed and anyone who has a dream, but also a day job and just needs a little help away from the distractions that surround us to start working…
12 winning illustrations from a competition set by LMNOP have been selected to help you through the year. From the ultimate freelancers tool the ‘Knuckle Down 2000’ to a full on labotomy, we have an illustration a month to keep you smiling and motivated! The illustrations have been risographed in 3 colours throughout the calendar. The calendar is printed in a limited run of 500 and each one hand numbered and wrapped.
Self motivation… something we all struggle with from time to time. Sometimes it’s just so much easier to watch TV, tidy your room or sit down the pub than it is to get on with that all important task demanding your attention. What you need is an inspirational calendar to get you through the year, full of illustrations to keep you going, pick you up and make you laugh!
The calendar completely sold out last year, selling in places such as MAGMA Books and the ICA Bookshop, as well as our own LMNOP shop. Our plan is to bigger and better that this year, getting even more printed and stocking it in even more shops.
From the submissions, 12 artworks have been selected for inclusion in the calendar. From those 12, there will be one overall winner who will be the lucky recipient of their very own Riso Gocco kit, imported straight from Japan. The overall winner will be announced when the calendar has been printed in a couple of weeks.
Visit lmnopshop.com to see the list of winners…
10 days left to enter our Risograph Illustration Competition!
Time to find some of that all important self motivation and get your illustration done for our calendar competition. You have got until 20th October! The overall winner will bag themselves a Riso Gocco printing kit imported straight from Japan. We are looking for 12 different and original illustrations on the theme Self Motivation. We have had some great entries in so far, but we want to make sure the 2013 calendar is as self motivational as we possibly can, so please keep them coming.
The calendar will be Riso printed, so your illustration needs to use three colours only - Federal Blue, Fluro Pink and Yellow. All submission details are on our website, and if you don not know much about Riso printing, there is a handy guide on there too.
WHAT: Illustrations under the theme Self Motivation for our 2013 calendar
HOW: Create your illustration in the 3 colours for riso printing and then submit it via our website
WHY: Get your work seen in some great art and design based shops around the uk and online, and the chance to win a Riso Gocco kit
WHEN: Deadline is 20th October
Just got shown this blog (http://itsnobiggie.tumblr.com/) today… Take a look, its ace!
2013 Risograph Calendar Illustration Competition is go!
LMNOP Publish Me! winner announced…
The deadline for submissions is the end of July and voting will close at the end of August so upload your entries soon.
The De La Warr Pavilion is an ideal setting for an exhibition, that’s why it was so exciting to see Cerith Wyn Evan’s artistic response to the environment. He created the De La Warr’s latest exhibition as a “love letter to the building”; the artist responded through using lighting and text to make specific sculptures and performances based around the space. He also requested that all the dividers within the gallery were removed, making it the first time that the De Le Warr has been opened up- this utilised his artwork and the classic modernist building.
We loved the show and its beautiful surroundings, making it definitely worth the visit to Bexhill before it finishes on the 10th of June.
David Shrigley, Hayward Gallery.
This month we caught the end of the David Shrigley Exhibition. Shrigley’s humorous approach laughed at snobby conceptual art and attempted to show the world for what it really is- one big joke!
His weird and wonderful combinations of taxidermy and stick men had sinister undertones that fitted alongside his tongue and cheek illustrations.
We hope you all made the show; it was good to go to an exhibition, which laughed at art instead of taking it too seriously.
If you like Shrigley’s work then have a look at the cartoons from Devine Comedy,
In the Box Exhibition, The Brighton Fringe Festival
As I hope everyone in Brighton knows the Fringe Festival is now on. So this week we took the opportunity to go to the In the Box Exhibition held at the print studio, Ink Spot Press. The exhibition showed a number of different artists responses to creating art within a box. It was a colourful display, which allowed you to peer into different worlds that the artist had created. It’s open throughout the month, so it could be fun for you to get involved and visit it.
LMNOP PUBLISH ME! Do you have an illustrated / photographic / typographic book which you would like to be published?
We are looking for artists / designers / illustrators to work with us to produce an exciting new publication. We are looking for people who are using illustration, photos and design in interesting ways to tell a story or engage an audience. Words are also allowed, although we would like the focus to be on the visuals.
It should be a work of art in its own right!
You can submit your project directly to our website here, successful nominations will be given their own page on the site.
Once nominated the public are able to ‘vote’ for your work to be published. There more votes a work receives the more likely we are to publish it!
Going to the FIRST IMPRESSIONS Show was a great opportunity to see some degree work from the University of Brighton. The exhibition was a collective of the work that the 1st year Printmakers have produced this year, and as you can see above the exhibition was a great opportunity for them to show how experimental contemporary print can be.
First Impressions showed various types of work, from a traditional crafted series of etchings, to a video of someone’s first year living in Brighton. It was exciting as the exhibition gave an insight into what the future generation of printmakers can do, and in true student style they even greeted us with subway sandwiches and crispy cream donuts when we arrived, what more could you possibly want?!
Last weekend we went to see the biggest names in 20th century print at the RCA’s Original London Print Fair. From Picasso to Hockney, the print fare gave galleries a way to display their collections alongside each other to the public. It was good to be around gallery owners that enjoy the process of print as much as we do! Above is Cornelia Parkers work, which is represented by the Ingleby Gallery; she works with print in a less ordered way to the traditional, by experimenting with destructing a map. The print fare gave us a great opportunity to see pieces like this alongside other big names, and allowed us to discuss art with the dealers that represent them!