By ,10-Mar-2014 15:31:00
Afternoon all, sorry for the lack of posts on the blog of late. Lots of stuff been going on: University / Car / House / Hospital - not neccessarily in that order! And no I haven't sold the house and car to study medicine at Uni! Now that would be a mid-life crisis!
Anyway, enough waffle, here's the main reason for this post... a new range! The "You without Me" print range is a slight departure from me ramming Film & TV shows down your throat (okay, they're still in there but not so obvious!). It's a print to celebrate someone who you just can't do without and shows the one you love, a friend for life or maybe a work buddy that there's a special bond between you. So what better way to say it than with words!
There's Morecambe Without Wise, Holmes Without Watson and Fred Without Ginger to choose from, but if these iconic double acts aren't your bag, you can always personalise it. Maybe you're more Bert without Ernie, Gin without Tonic, Wallace without Grommit, Bacon without Eggs.... basically whatever floats you and yours boat! That reminds me, I better start doing one for Mrs Tyaprint!
By ,09-Jan-2014 12:28:00
All the usual suspects are there for a new year - 18th, 21st, 30th, 40th, and 50th years for all those milestone birthdays. Everything has moved on a year, so if you're looking for a 1973 41st birthday present, they're still available.
So if 1964 is the year for you, then Top of the Pops made its poptastic debut and a spoonful of sugar helped the medicine go down in Mary Poppins!
Or if you know someone who was born in the year that saw Ronnie Barker holed up in HM Slade in Porridge and (my personal favourite) - the camp fire bean scene from the movie Blazzing Saddles, then 1974's your year.
1984 was the year we first saw the satirical rubber puppets of Spitting Image on the box and too many to mention blockbusters at the movies - Ghostbusters, Terminator, Gremlins, Beverley Hills Cop!
If you were born in 1993, then the highlights were Vic & Bob's Shooting Stars and the CGI fest of dinosaurs marauding their way across the screen in Jurassic Park!
And finally if the young pup was born 1996, it saw Silent Witness make forensic patholgy look cool on the telly whilst a plethora of spotty dogs ran amuck in 101 Dalmatians!
You can view all of the new Decage prints here.
That's it for now - Happy New Year!
By ,25-Nov-2013 21:04:00
Thanks for everyone who entered my Doctor Who inspired stamp print giveaway (pauses for breath!).
Anyway the draw has been made, obviously I got a companion to pull the name from the Doctor Who mug! So the winner is.... fanfare, drum roll..... Craig Wilde!
For all those that entered, sorry that it wasn't you this time. Do not fret - if you are in desperate need of a Doctor Stamp Print and entered the giveaway, I'm sure I can wave my sonic screwdriver to offer a discount! Let me know.
Roll on Christmas Day!!!!
I now have a War Doctor to do and what is the defacto answer for Time Lord numbering? Will I have to re-do from no.9 onwards????
By ,20-Nov-2013 17:27:00
We're having an Open Studio from 5-7th December. A chance to buy art direct from 5 local artists. We'll have things ranging from x-ray cyanotypes right down to Christmas cards, so there's something for everyone.
The private view is on 5th December from 6pm - all welcome (doesn't sound very private - I know!) Have a chat with the artists and enjoy a glass of vino and mince pie - can't say fairier than that!
The local artistsinvolved include: Nick Veasey www.nickveasey.com , Zoë Scutts www.madebyzoescutts.com , Nancy Rose www.nancyrose.co.uk , Margaret Sheperd and yours truly Stuart O'Neill www.typaprint.co.uk .
So if you fancy a trip to Radar Studios, come along!
By ,13-Nov-2013 21:55:00
Any Whovian worth their salt knows that it's the 50th Anniversary Episode this Saturday which prompted me to offer a giveaway of one of my Doctor Who inspired Stamp Prints.
All you have to do is tweet me @typaprint or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know who your favourite Doctor Who is and why.
The prize draw will run until the 24th November 2013, you'll hopefully be recovered from "The Day of The Doctor" by then! The winner will be picked radomly from a Doctor Who mug and be announced on 26th November.
The winner will have a choice of picking whatever Doctor Who inspired Stamp Print they like. You can see all the choice of Doctors here.
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