Colour Me Bad
Stress Out, Colour In, Deface, Obliterate
Colour outside the lines, scribble, deface, obliterate - take out your frustrations on the page!
Putting the stress back into colouring books, this is your chance to colour outside of the lines, to rip, rend, tear and destroy, scribble, deface or obliterate the images.
Dump on your distress! Take out your frustrations on the page!
Evil Editor ILYA I. KILLYA has assembled a crack team of top professional cartoonists and illustrators to 'toon up your terrors, throw out your troubles and definitively trash your traumas.
Fill in these visual fillips, images of stress - distressed bods, stressful situations, the daily tripe that messes with your melons - and end it, any way you care to, however you dare to: Get creative, be artistic, play anarchic. Feel free to go as twisted or rude as you like!
HELLO, KILL YOU
Pet hates, bugbears, bastard bloody botheration! Stressy folks, hateful objects, hate figures - from traffic wardens to politicians, forever pissing on your chips - Big Blue Blistering Barnacles! 'Unexpected item in the bagging area.' ARRGGH! Second-hand smoke? Or is it the self-righteous anti-smoking lobby? GRRR! The missed bus, the long queue, the computer forever crashing . . .
break Murphy's Law, scratch crap's eyes out. F*CK OFF CANCER!
Accentuate the positive, obliterate the negative. DON'T MESS WITH MISTER IN-BETWEEN!
Ed Hillyer - also known as ILYA - is a British writer and artist. His books include the award-winning graphic novel series The End of the Century Club, an entry in noir anthology It's Dark in London, a daring adaptation of King Lear (2009, Manga Shakespeare series) and, most recently, the graphic novel Room for Love (2013), for SelfMade Hero. Illustration clients include the BBC, the Royal Academy of Arts, andThe Times and Guardian newspapers.
Hillyer has edited three volumes of The Mammoth Book of BEST NEW MANGA (2006, 2007, 2008), curating a host of international talent. He also designs and tutors workshops and courses on the art of comics and manga for colleges, galleries, libraries, schools and prisons, across the UK as well as abroad.
The Clay Dreaming (2010), his debut prose novel, was selected as one of Waterstones's New Voices for 2010. Hillyer has also visited Indonesia with the British Council and been a guest of the Sharjah International Book Fair.
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17 Nov 2015
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