"This is the year I stick around," Jane mused to herself. It was a promise she made herself every year around Christmas, though never the same date around Christmas and almost never on the day itself. Despite feeling the need of routine to prove her point, the rest of her existence had become utterly detached … Continue reading #25yearsonearth: Jane (Cracked Pins/The Lifters) Short
(For those on my Instagram, you might see me posting a lot of digitally 'rejuvenated' images at the moment as I approach the big 25, along with quotes or references to old stories I've written that I'm fond of. Despite being a favourite character of sorts, this fella never had a proper story, so I … Continue reading “Pandapa”, the Sock Panda: #25yearsonearth
Hi there everyone, What a year. Life, physically and creatively, has continued to relentlessly surprise and challenge. I've met some amazing people in the process, both online and in-person; everlasting thanks goes to you who follow me on this site, as many of you are consistently reading and liking my bizarre writings and drawings, and … Continue reading Jak Whitfield Creative in 2018
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After a few months squirreling in the imaginary burrow, I'm pleased to announce that a new Cracked Pins book is being dug up soon! I'm also finding the best ways to make all my stuff available online quick as I can, too. More of it is being drawn this week so by next weekend I'll … Continue reading New work coming in July!
Thank you to the Lunartique for their warm hospitality during a weekend Bristol visit. I did a speed sketch in their visitor book as a thank you! ^_^
Hoorah! Speedy illustrations have returned! Having been inactive as of October 2014, it's time to get things up and running again! A small 'hello again' and a relaxed yet exciting (it makes sense, honest!) plan for what's to come during the Spring and Summer... Also introducing new side-bit to this project Serengeti Poodles Music (stuff … Continue reading I’m back! ^_^
Very excited to be at Royal Wootton Bassett Library for a creative writing/illustration workshop today, 6:30pm start! If you're feeling like beating the cold and drizzle with some firing up of imagination, do come down - free entry 🙂
Hello all! Long time, no post... but this Wednesday is one for the diaries! If you're around the Royal Wootton Bassett area this Wednesday evening, I'll be running my first ever cartooning and illustration workshop at Royal Wootton Basset Library, exploring how we can use the creative medium to face our fears - entry is … Continue reading ‘OUR SILVER LININGS’ CARTOONING WORKSHOP – THIS WEDNESDAY AT ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT!
Celebrating the reprint of Lifters/Cracked Pins this week - coming to Etsy tomorrow! Plus a little exploration of trying to capture realistic humour in characters. This is something I've had to grasp throughout getting a handle on my Autism - originally, my humour was very exaggerated and often laboured, but by focusing on what was … Continue reading Video Post! a.k.a The One with the Panda