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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.


You can see more and maybe purchase a copy here!

Hardback 

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.

You can see all 12 winning illustrations and the calendar is available to buy here…

2013 RISO CALENDAR PROJECT - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The twelve winning artists have been announced!


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
WHO: Anyone!
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
Full details can be found on the website here

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

WHO: Anyone!

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

Full details can be found on the website here

2013 Risograph Calendar Illustration Competition is go!
Just as one competition closes, we have another one to announce! For the second year, we will be running The Calendar Project - our Risograph Calendar Competition. We will be looking for submissions under the theme of Self Motivation, and the top 12 entries will be printed as part of the 2013 calendar. Last year the calendar sold really well in shops such as MAGMA Books and the ICA Bookshop, and we have plans to grow on that success for the calendar this year. Deadline for entries is 20th October 2012.
Full details can be found on the website here

2013 Risograph Calendar Illustration Competition is go!

Just as one competition closes, we have another one to announce! For the second year, we will be running The Calendar Project - our Risograph Calendar Competition. We will be looking for submissions under the theme of Self Motivation, and the top 12 entries will be printed as part of the 2013 calendar. Last year the calendar sold really well in shops such as MAGMA Books and the ICA Bookshop, and we have plans to grow on that success for the calendar this year. 

Deadline for entries is 20th October 2012.

Full details can be found on the website here

LMNOP Publish Me! winner announced…
After such a great response to the competition, the team at LMNOP had a really tough job picking the winner and after much deliberation and counting the online Votes the book we are publishing is the beautiful Tom Crean: Antarctic Survivor by Ian O’Shea.Big thanks to all our entrants, it was fantastic seeing so much amazing work - and everyone who voted and commented on their favourite entry too. We will now be working with Ian to get his book published and it will be released late October with pre-orders available soon.
Check it out Ian’s submission here…

LMNOP Publish Me! winner announced…

After such a great response to the competition, the team at LMNOP had a really tough job picking the winner and after much deliberation and counting the online Votes the book we are publishing is the beautiful Tom Crean: Antarctic Survivor by Ian O’Shea.

Big thanks to all our entrants, it was fantastic seeing so much amazing work - and everyone who voted and commented on their favourite entry too. We will now be working with Ian to get his book published and it will be released late October with pre-orders available soon.

Check it out Ian’s submission here

We have had a fantastic response to the LMNOP Publish Me! competition so far… Take a look at the latest nominees and vote for your favourite. 
The deadline for submissions is the end of July and voting will close at the end of August so upload your entries soon.

We have had a fantastic response to the LMNOP Publish Me! competition so far… Take a look at the latest nominees and vote for your favourite. 

The deadline for submissions is the end of July and voting will close at the end of August so upload your entries soon.

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!
Visit here to find out more and get involved…

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!

Visit here to find out more and get involved…

Q & A with Nick White

Image maker extraordinaire Nick White came to Brighton town recently and was nice enough to drop off some of his work to the LMNOP shop. We were so pleased about having our grubby mitts on the illustrated wares of Mister White that we decided to catch up with him so we could interrogate him about his infamous media collection, his high functioning funny bone and where he sees himself in the next ten years time…

New Faye Moorhouse Zine now in store!

Recently we contacted Faye Moorhouse, D&AD best new blood winner 2011 about getting our eager little mitts on her Catalogue Of Hoarding Related Injuries zine. She kindly came to visit us here at LMNOP and dropped off a batch which now can be purchased now in our Brighton store and very soon on our online shop here.

It’s wonderfully macabre and beautifully produced. Here is a photograph of Faye’s production line of the zines on her blog.


PRIZE: HAVE YOUR WORK SHOWCASED IN THE LIMITED EDITION RISOGRAPH CALENDAR FOR 2012 AND ONE OVERALL WINNER WILL WIN A RARE RISO PRINT GOCCO KIT IMPORTED FROM JAPAN.

CLOSING DATE IS THE 14th OCTOBER 2011, WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY THE 21st OF OCTOBER

FOR FULL INFORMATION VISIT LMNOP SHOP HERE

INTRODUCTION
A Year of Self-Motivation, is exactly what we all need. Self-motivation is a constant battle; you have a dream! Unfortunately you also have a day job, and if only you could turn the TV off and start *delete as applicable* drawing / writing / practising / training it will happen.

Help us all to help ourselves - what keeps you going? We are not thinking awe inspiring sunsets, no, what are the small things in life which aid your day and keep you motivated, what are the distractions and how do you battle them?

COMPETITION
We are looking for a 3 colour illustration around the theme of self motivation. We will judge the submissions on their own merit, not your previous CV or client list. We are looking for illustrations which amuse us and ring a bell of truth about the struggle we face as ambitious, creative people, who are alas, only human and sometimes lazy and easily distracted. We are also looking for people who can work creatively with the Risograph process.

12 Submissions will be chosen to feature in the calendar, which will be sold in our own Brighton and online shop and some very exciting selected shops (more details coming soon on this). Each winning artist will receive two copies of the calendar and will be fully credited within.

There will be one overall winner chosen with the help of our guest judge (to be announced soon) they will receive a RISO Print Gocco Kit, especially delivered from Japan. The kit includes; printer, inks, bulb and everything you need to get you printing. Not sure what it is? Its super cool check it out herehttp://www.savegocco.com/what-is-gocco/

FOR FULL INFORMATION VISIT LMNOP SHOP HERE

PRIZE: HAVE YOUR WORK SHOWCASED IN THE LIMITED EDITION RISOGRAPH CALENDAR FOR 2012 AND ONE OVERALL WINNER WILL WIN A RARE RISO PRINT GOCCO KIT IMPORTED FROM JAPAN.

CLOSING DATE IS THE 14th OCTOBER 2011, WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY THE 21st OF OCTOBER

FOR FULL INFORMATION VISIT LMNOP SHOP HERE


INTRODUCTION

A Year of Self-Motivation, is exactly what we all need. Self-motivation is a constant battle; you have a dream! Unfortunately you also have a day job, and if only you could turn the TV off and start *delete as applicable* drawing / writing / practising / training it will happen.

Help us all to help ourselves - what keeps you going? We are not thinking awe inspiring sunsets, no, what are the small things in life which aid your day and keep you motivated, what are the distractions and how do you battle them?

COMPETITION

We are looking for a 3 colour illustration around the theme of self motivation. We will judge the submissions on their own merit, not your previous CV or client list. We are looking for illustrations which amuse us and ring a bell of truth about the struggle we face as ambitious, creative people, who are alas, only human and sometimes lazy and easily distracted. We are also looking for people who can work creatively with the Risograph process.

12 Submissions will be chosen to feature in the calendar, which will be sold in our own Brighton and online shop and some very exciting selected shops (more details coming soon on this). Each winning artist will receive two copies of the calendar and will be fully credited within.

There will be one overall winner chosen with the help of our guest judge (to be announced soon) they will receive a RISO Print Gocco Kit, especially delivered from Japan. The kit includes; printer, inks, bulb and everything you need to get you printing. Not sure what it is? Its super cool check it out herehttp://www.savegocco.com/what-is-gocco/

FOR FULL INFORMATION VISIT LMNOP SHOP HERE

Paper Tiger Comix now available!

Paper Tiger Comix now in stock in our Lmnop shop

In related and exciting news, a brand new event Comics and Conflict by Comica is coming to the Imperium War Museum 19-20th August 2011. Sean Duffield comic artist, editor and publisher, responsible for putting together the book below; War The Human Cost, will be there and he will be joined by some of the 67 contributors from 19 countries including Daniel Locke and Ben Naylor.

Come and visit us in our store to pick up a copy now.

Pick a card. Any card…

Whilst we are waxing lyrical about cards in stock, we have to also shout about Nicola Rowlands greeting cards we are selling.

If you do need a reason to send a card and find yourself without friends with upcoming birthdays, it is in fact, Sylvester Stallone, George Bush and 50 Cent’s birthday tomorrow. That’s a choice of three. A first class stamp might be needed mind you.

See below a few examples of the cards we have here at the Lmnopshop. We think they are lovely. We think that 50 cent would like the one with the beards.

Elly Strigner greeting cards now available

Cards by Elly Strigner now available in our shop.

Do you really need to have a reason for sending a card? We at LMNOP love these creepy and whimsical greeting cards made not just for birthdays. Go on, pop in and pick one up. You could be one stamp and a lick away from cheering up a friend.

A lick on the stamp, not on the friend. Unless they are that kind of friend.

How many hopeless illustrators do you have in your life? Sarah Dyer beautiful book is now available in our store

How many hopeless illustrators do you have in your life? Sarah Dyer beautiful book is now available in our store