At our beloved store Execute Fashion at Exarcheia in Athens, you can now find some of my cartoons in nice frames. Hooray!
Στο αγαπημένο μας κατάστημα Execute Fashion, στα Εξάρχεια στην Αθήνα, μπορείτε τώρα να βρείτε κάποια από τα σκίτσα μου σε ωραία κορνιζάκια. Ζήτω!
Μια ματιά στον νέο επικό project… Οδύσσεια ΙΙ…
Sneak peak into a new epic project… Odyssey part II. The sequel . . .Coming soon…
For friends in Thessaloniki, you can find six new postcard designs with my cartoons at the lovely bookstore Hartomani.
Το τελευταίο διάστημα συμβαίνουν δύο πράγματα τα οποία με κάνουν πολύ χαρούμενο. Το πρώτο είναι ότι διάφοροι φίλοι των σκίτσων μου, επικοινωνούν είτε για συνεργασίες, είτε για να παραγγείλουν εκτυπώσεις, σκίτσα κλπ. Το δεύτερο είναι ότι κάποιοι από αυτούς μάλιστα, αφού τα παραλάβουν, κάνουν τον κόπο να τα βγάλουν φωτογραφίες, δείχνωντας πως τα χρησιμοποίησαν, και να μου τις στείλουν ως ευχαριστώ! Έτσι λοιπόν πρέπει και εγώ με τη σειρά μου να τους ευχαριστήσω καθώς με κάνουν πολύ χαρούμενο και μου δίνουν πολύ όρεξη για να συνεχίσω τη ζωγραφική μου. Ο λαγός μαζί σας!
During the last period two things are happening which both make me very happy. The first one is that many friends of my cartoons are getting in contact with me for collaborations and for ordering prints or commissions. The second is that some of them, after receiving their orders are actually taking the time to make pictures of the drawings and how they used them and are sending them to me as a thank you! I feel the need to thank them back since what they do makes me very happy and gives me a lot of motivation to continue my drawing. May the rabbit be with you!
I am always very happy to see my drawings at friend’s houses.
Back in 2012, living in the Netherlands at that time, I had the pleasure to make a cartoon exhibition called “Mice who prefer to fail”. The exhibition was held in beautiful Utrecht, at the wonderful Mary K Hotel. To this day it is one of the things I did that I have enjoyed the most. I had written this text to accompany the exhibition Enjoy:
“On these endless loops and ups and downs and yin and yangs and what if’s and what if not’s. On goals and fouls and games and winning and losing and tricks. Ambitions and boredoms, amazing wins and glorious fails and the life we spent in between of all these extremes imposed by everything around us and in the end imposed by our wonderful and terrible minds we give mice who prefer to fail. Sketches about laughing with failure and feeling somehow sorry for success. Thinking that success can be overrated and failure many times exaggerated, and what the hell we might as well party in the stages in between which is either way the biggest percentage of our lives. Lives with tremendous flaws and tremendous strengths. Sketches that started out of roaring laughters with friends in trainings in the Netherlands, and grown as afterthoughts in Greece, in a book drawn between wonderful love and chaotic protests, and grown and grown in a manual in a book in comics and now here we are in Utrecht hanging them on walls.
All these drawings could be a lot better, but then again they could be a lot worse, so in the end they might as well be as they are, for whatever that is worth to anyone.
Thanks for coming, rejoice, have fun,
success is overrated.”
More Mice who prefer to fail:
A great surprise, one of my cartoons is being used in the University of Bonn as part of Greek language lessons to German speaking people.
Many thanks to the teacher who sent me this picture!
Τα πάντα ρει.