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    Cover Boy! - Chris Bennett.

    One or two people my be interested in this; I'm on the front cover of this month's Artists and Illustrators magazine with a four page feature inside!....

    An interview with me is threaded in with the article and they have done an excellent job of getting across the general tone of what I said considering the hour long interview had to be subbed down. Fantastically good reproductions of my work too. I'll treat myself to a beer tonight.

    Available at most Newsagents and Supermarkets...
    Though not the prettiest person to have on the cover, I must confess.

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    wow, congrats

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    good show old chap.

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    Lookit choo! How many copies have you bought?

    (I misread the contest as "WIN £600 OF PANTS" and I was all excited. I could use some pants).

    I was once on the receiving end of a critique so savagely nasty, I marched straight out of class to the office and changed my major (sketchbook).
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    Congrats, Chris! It's well deserved.

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    Thumbs up

    Congratulations Chris.

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    Nice! Congratulations!

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    Congrats
    that must have been very exciting for you!

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    Congrats man!

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    You definitely deserve it, Chris.

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    Yay congrats! I love how happy you look on the cover.

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    Will we have you in the centre of the magazine with two staples at strategical places? No, seriously, good job, congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eezacque@xs4all.nl View Post
    Will we have you in the centre of the magazine with two staples at strategical places? No, seriously, good job, congrats!

    I was going to tell him he did indeed look pretty on the cover; but your suggestion of a centerfold trumps my idea.


    Well played.

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    I will be expecting a centrefold. Such a tease.

    Congrats. I might slip a copy in with my shopping tomorrow.

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    Congrats, Chris- well-deserved!

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    Congratulations Chris but why didn't they use this other photo of you?

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    That's fantastic, Chris!


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    Congrats

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    Excellent!

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    Congrats, Chris. Well done!

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    Congrats, will keep an eye out for it!

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    You look like a cross between Lenin and Prokofiev. Got any Russians in your ancestry? :-)

    Anyway, congrats: you are now officially a famous artist, and my own claim to fame is that I know you, if only online. Hmm, yet another name I can start dropping... :-)

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    Congrats!

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    Bless you all.
    I'm quite moved so many have taken the trouble to pitch in with a congrats. A lovely thing. Thank you, everyone.

    Just a couple of specific replies.

    Stoat: "(I misread the contest as "WIN £600 OF PANTS" and I was all excited. I could use some pants)."
    That's a misprint, £600 of pants from M&S is in fact what you get... Nicer than using your old ones as rags I suppose.

    Black Spot, and those talking about centre folds...: "I will be expecting a centrefold. Such a tease. Congrats. I might slip a copy in with my shopping tomorrow."
    Inside I am featured doing a body painting, dipped in paint and pulled around by a tractor across a sail. The results may disappoint...

    Lawrence Humphrey:
    That always makes me laugh when I google myself (surely not!). I either get this guy or a female Jazz singer. The female jazz singer is a lot closer the mark... and I kid you not!

    Blogmatrix: "You look like a cross between Lenin and Prokofiev. Got any Russians in your ancestry? :-)"
    I know! When I was at art school someone was making a little student film to be called 'Lenin in London' and they wanted me in the role of the great leader - but I can't act for shit...
    Now Prokofiev (I keep laughing about that comparison!) I might have been a little better with since I can pick out the odd tune on the piano.
    But no Russians in my ancestry, White or Red. My wife thinks I look kinda Scandinavian though.

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    Congratulations! But where am I gonna find a copy of that in Slovakia?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Bennett View Post
    Now Prokofiev (I keep laughing about that comparison!)


    I rest my case. :-)

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    Congrats! Will be picking this up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TASmith View Post
    Congratulations! But where am I gonna find a copy of that in Slovakia?
    They deliver to Slovakia as well Don't know how much the postage is though.


    Too late Chris, I've already been through it this morning.

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