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Alexis Deacon
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Author and Illustrator
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Freedom Above All is not Freedom for All
  In the West, we pride ourselves on the freedom of our culture.  Few would deny the desirability of liberty, where the individual is free to pursue whatever course they see fit for whatever reasons they believe to be valid.  The great problem is that the d...

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No Strategy Without Objective.
  You may have heard it said recently that Western civilization is in crisis;  The near collapse of the banking system in 2008 pulled the rug out from beneath the feet of neo-liberalism and whilst there has been some level of stability since, there are some...

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Henry is a little rebel winner!
I Am Henry Finch won the Little Rebels book award !  Go Henry!

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Geis, Book One, Launching!
Come along if you are in town!  There will be drinks!

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Questions on the subject of character design
Here are my answers to a series of questions on the subject of character design from one of my MA students... as usual, my answers are spoken not written. Questions for Jo

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Geis!
My first graphic novel, Geis (pronounced gesh like mesh ), is now finished and will be out this summer! As a small preview, here are a few pages from near the beginning of the story.  The speech bubbles are not included - you'll have to wait til summer for ...

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me me me
Here I am talking, A LOT... Ever have any questions about Jim's Lion?  Want to know why it's so weird?  Want to hear me jabbering on for minutes on end? Well, I've answered just about every question you can think of and it's all on film... right here

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dissertation time
I have been answering questions for students on the MA in Children's Book Illustration... If you're finishing your essay this weekend and want to listen you can hear some of them here .

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dissertation time
I have had a few requests to answer questions for student dissertations... Here are some of them Feel free to listen if you have an essay to write... the same stuff comes up a lot ^-^!

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even a journey of a thousand miles...
...you know the rest. I officially began artwork on my comic Geis today.  I managed two panels, uncoloured, in one day.  At that rate it will probably take me until 2020 to finish it.  Thankfully not all of the panels are full of wiggly trees...
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