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40 free patterns

I've just uploaded the fortieth free pattern to my other blog. All of the patterns on that site are for downloading, printing out and colouring in. I'm aiming to have 100 patterns uploaded soon, I just have to get around to creating them! The patterns are mostly based on simple geometric shapes but I may branch out into more figurative areas at some point. Remember all of the patterns are protected
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BBC - Picture Book, Now We Are Six

If you live in the UK and you love illustration then you must watch this... BBC Four - Picture Book, Now We Are Six. It has Quentin Blake, Raymond Briggs and many other masters of illustrated children's books. Fantastic viewing, hurry though, its only available for 14 days.
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Illustrator Blake's life on paper

Quentin Blake talks about his life as an illustrator to the BBC. He's currently backing an initiative to encourage young children to keep drawing and not be put off once they become aware of the world of art.
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My Own Art

Here's a little five seconds of arty fun, Own Art. Its an Arts Council run site to promote the possibility of Joe Bloggs being able to own his/her own real art collection. This is done as a competition where you are invited to select your own collection of art and hang it in a customised (by you) room. Here's my effort - no doubt I'll win. ;-)
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Truly hypnotic paper cuts

Designing a pop-up book kraken...
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Scream if you want to go faster!

This T-shirt MUST be printed! Get voting...
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Update time

Just dropping by to say there's a couple of new pieces in my portfolio. This book is just a little drop-in image I produced for the recent redesign of WPT Poker magazine. Its been absolutely chaotic at Carlton Towers recently with work coming out of my ears. I've even been missing out on plugging the mag.
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Carlton Hibbert's pattern blog

I've posted the twentieth free pattern design to my pattern blog. There'll be lots more to come. Get over there and download them all. Grab your pencils and crayons and get busy with your kids.
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Threadless sale

Great T-Shirts for just $9! Best be quick though they're selling out fast.Here's one of my favourites...
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Mythbusters: 1100 Barrel Paintball Gun

Not exactly illustration or art but impressive none the less...
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