The Teddyverse Has Finally Assembled

The Teddyverse Pantheon is now in full effect - Mr. Button, Artie, Hero Ted, Jessie, Red, Hue, Bluey, Cuddly Cthulhu, Wunder Bunny, Tristan, Jet, Fernando, Archer, Wilma, Duo, Dhoort, Crazy, Forrest & Scout and Horace, with Roboted in the background.

The last few days I’ve been assembling all the Teddy Bear Tale characters in one place, and the Teddyverse has grown a lot in the last year, as new stories are written and heroes arise. Lets take a look at who is who after the jump.

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Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone: Turning Towards Digital Art

Duo - Adventure is where you find it

The New Characters For The Teddy Bear Verse – Duo (coming digitally summer 2018)

Welcome to a new installment of ‘Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone’ over the last couple of years I have taken you all on a journey with me, as I attempt to evolve and improve my drawing style by tackling subjects, or ideas outside my normal comfortzone. The results have been mixed, but with each jump my skills have got a little sharper and I learned a new technique, or incorporated part of a drawing style. Well, in this installment I start the journey towards, putting away paper, pen and inktense pencils and look towards turning to Digital Art.

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Drawing Outside Your Comfortzone: Thirty One Days Of Inktober

My Inktober Collection For Inktober 2017It happens once a year, artists gather on the interwebs and take part in a drawing event that runs for the entire month of October – this event is Inktober and 2017 marks my fourth year of taking part in this celebration of the basic form of ink art.

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The Teddy Bear Unconditional Collection Is Released As A Kindle Ebook

Tristan the Teddy Bear and the Cuddly Defenders by Dan NokesDid you know I write stories about Teddy Bears? I think all the Teddy Bear themed illustrations and books might be a bit of a clue, right? But… Did you know the 120 page Teddy Bear Tales Unconditional Collection is now released as an eBook for the Kindle, and in print on Amazon?

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Adventures Ahead With Tristan The Teddy Bear Cake

Tristan The Teddy Bear Birthday CakeHello, On January 6, 2017 I turned 44 – the same age as Stan Lee when Marvel started. To celebrate the Sweetsfairy bakeshop make me this most excellent Tristan the Teddy Bear Birthday Cake.

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