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Koyama Press announces Spring line with ~~~ Degan, Schubert, Lapalme and Harbin! 

From Comics Beat: 

CONFETTI

ISBN: 978-1-927668-15-3
$20.00
6 x 7 ½, 200 pages, color, trade paper
May 2015

A colorful celebration of cartoons, creativity and the culture of cute.

Confetti, like its namesake, is a fun and explosive mix of color from the fertile mind of multidisciplinary artist Ginette Lapalme. In comics, paintings, prints, sculpture, and jewelry, Lapalme uses cartoons and junk culture as raw material to make “cute” subversive and “pretty” punk.

GINETTE LAPALME is a Toronto-based illustrator and artist. Lapalme is a graduate of the storied OCADU Illustration program, and is one third of Wowee Zonk, a Toronto-based illustrator collective and contemporary comic book anthology.

PRAISE FOR CONFETTI
“It is a goal of mine to live alone in a big house surrounded by the work of Ginette Lapalme, kind of like a cat lady, but with drawings of cats instead of real cats … Utterly delightful but never too cute, the world Lapalme has created leaves me more attuned to the perverse beauty of the one around us.” — Tavi Gevinson, founder and editor of Rookie

I’m so excited to finally let this secret out!!! 

oh ma gad i am almost at 10 000 followers??? that’s unreal like… are you all real peoples? how many of you are bots??? hahaha wait don’t tell me 

i’ve been carving lots of stamps recently and tonight i’ve put some of this marbled paper to good use! (i’ll take better pics in the daytime ~ ) 

more more more for artscape

more for artscape… excited to start working on the mural soon

preliminary work for a mural @ artscape, happening soon

fairypaw:

My backpack is the cutest

(via fairybub)

my friend Ryan Dodgson painted a stick for me : o ) 

I’m going to be tabling at the NY Art Book Fair next weekend so I’ve spent a lot of the afternoon working on hand-drawn/stamped stickers ~ going to have lots of sticker packs and sticker album zines with me! ~. ~ v

Looking forward to my ny trip! (not so much the 11+hour bus ride though)

D’: 

koyamapress:

DEFORGE / HANSELMANN / KYLE ON TOUR!

Perhaps you saw Michael, Simon, Patrick, Annie talk comics at Locust Moon Comics last night and perhaps you didn’t either way you can hear them all make noise TONIGHT!

LINEUP

Creep Highway (Toronto) | http://creephighway.bandcamp.com/
Girl Mountain (Australia) | http://girlmountain.tumblr.com/
See-Through Girls (Philly) | http://seethroughgirls.tumblr.com/
Flesh Prince (Philly) | http://fleshprince.bandcamp.com/

Cartoonist Make Sounds
17 September 2014 | 7PM LAVA Space, Philadelphia, PA | $5
Visit the Facebook event page for further details

patrick being a v.b.b. (very busy boy) on tour ~~~ 

(via stinckers)

funny

i just finished the designs for my vinyl-mural project and i am so excited about them but they haven’t been approved yet, so i don’t want to post them in full online yet, and patrick is on tour so i can’t even force him to look at them!!! so i am staring at my own work and feeling happy : o ) 

mewnette:

this is my favourite moment in all of Simpsons history

(from S04E02)

I’m working on a mural project that will be installed in a stairwell @ Artscape Youngplace (on Shaw St.) in the next few weeks and I am so excited about this!!! This is my first time working with vinyl and it’s pretty sweet because I am basically designing / will be cutting and peeling and rubbing GIANT STICKERS onto walls in a really big stairwell. 

: o D