Welcome to the site of Sian Pattenden, writer and illustrator.
NEWS FLASH: Now on – illustration exhibition alongside David Tazzyman, Lucy Freegard and Tom McLaughlin at the Half Moon Young People’s Theatre in the East End of London- click here for more information.
PLUS! The latest online edition of fine creative design magazine twohundredby200 has some of my portfolio images inside. Have a look.
Beautiful limited edition art prints now available, taken from the album artwork for Luke Haines’ Rock N Roll Animals. Go to my other site raw art for details.
The Rock N Roll Animals animated video is below.
There is also the 2010 stop-motion Outsider Music film – featuring the plasticine Luke Haines flying – for Haines’ Outsider Music project. As featured in Art Will Save the World.
The Kentishtowner papery edition recently featured my brand spanking new Cultural Map on the front page. You can – yes – buy this limited edition print of the map here. The map is limited edition – 200 prints – each signed by me and we an extremely limited version in a bigger format, a stunning A2 size which is £65. Printed in full colour on high quality Innova art paper, the map includes KT and Camden hotspots, shops n arty stuff to do. There’s also some local characters on there and pubs.
These will be dispatched within 14 days of order. Quick – they are fast running out!
NEWISH: Punk rockers rock pop band Art Brut have an i-App for i-Things, to celebrate their Best Of album. I have done a couple of comic strips for it… Click on the sample bit below to go to the iToons page:
The Outsider Art Shop – now for 2013
If you like Outsider Art, and mugs, at extremely competitive prices, come to the shop! Latest pics: Nico, Lou Reed and er, David David David Bowie. Please feel to browse round the Internet store at your leisure – click on the painting or mug above to enter.
The new Magical Peppers book, the third in the series, is out NOW.
Click the jacket design to go to the Amazon page or use your infinite powers to memorise it and find it in a local bookshop. Or a local library. Or to redraw it in pens and special inks for submission to a grand Art prize, the likelihood being that you are going to win £££££$$$$$$$$££££££. Oh yes.
Click to access the Peppers mini-site: the-peppers.co.uk.
AGATHA BILKE BOOKS:
If you are still keen on Agatha Bilke, and all her horridness, here is the Agatha Bilke mini site about the famous series of books for 8-12 year olds, written and illustrated by Sian.
If you would like to buy any signed kids books for £5.99 plus £1 P&P please get in touch via the “contact” page and I can arrange that, pronto.
Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead - is an anthology of rock interviews by Neil Strauss, illustrated by me, out now.
Click here for Amazon information. Click Flickr logo below to see the portraits:
The Brilliant! Tragic! comic by the incrediboom punk acers Art Brut is out now! Yes, it is true.
It features comic art about every song on the B! T! album, by the likes of Jeff Lemire and Jamie McKelvie and loads more. It also features a plasticine Eddie Argos going into space by me. The comic is available from all good shops and online here. This is a tiny morsel of wot I did: