Over on the web site of screen printer John Patrick Reynolds, there’s a chance to get your hands on a Number One: screenprints all numbered 1 in their editions or are Artist’s Proofs, including a new Captain Scarlet release.
“Artist’s Proofs are printed as part of the production process, to test how the image looks before going ahead with the edition,” John explains.
“They are all at their usual prices of either £40 or £135, and they really are a pleasure to hold in your hands,” he enthuses. “They’re all on my usual on cotton mould-made paper, milled in Somerset. It’s heavy 300gsm water colour paper. Sometimes I forget this, but they’re lovely artefacts.
The featured prints on offer this week include Captain Scarlet, the very first proof of a new range of Gerry Anderson screenprints, featuring Captain Scarlet, Thunderbirds and moret. John has have two APs to sell., measuring 26 x 19cms.
Here’s what else is available…
The sale continues until Sunday midnight (18th April 2021)
Based in London, John Patrick Reynolds was the first screenprinter to get permission from DC Thomson, to use images from its archive of British comic characters from The Beano’s Dennis the Menace, The Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx to The Dandy’s Desperate Dan and the Sunday Post’s Oor Wullie and The Broons.
He’s also the only screenprinter in the UK to work with French publisher Editions Albert Réné to make screenprints of its characters Asterix, Obelix, Getafix and Ideefix, not forgetting the dog Dogmatix.