Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Monday, December 30, 2013

someday my prints will come

You can now buy prints of my Four Eyes cartoons in my new INPRNT store.

Monday, December 23, 2013

The Scottish Angel

As you may or may not know, I grew up in the strikingly unlovely town of Ipswich in Suffolk. I attended a Church-run Primary School, where our uniform involved berets (for the girls) and shorts ALL YEAR ROUND for the boys. Our annual Christmas Nativity followed a familiar, time-tested pattern. The pretty blonde girls were the angels. The popular kids played Mary and Joseph. The boys who owned the snazziest dressing gowns got to be Shepherds.

Those of us with huge plastic specs and practical bowl cuts, and spacial awareness issues, were generally relegated to the stable to play donkeys, sheep and the other barnyard animals of the Christmas story. It was ever thus. I dreamed of one day being cast as Mary, but I would have settled for an Angel, too.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Thursday, December 05, 2013

free shipping makes everything better

There's FREE worldwide shipping AND $5.00 off everything in my Society 6 shop until December 8th, using this link : http://society6.com/gemmacorrell?promo=a02718*... Go forth and Christmas shop!
* You must use this link to apply the discount.

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Give Books

I had the honour of creating the Chronicle Books "Give Books" holiday campaign logo this year. For every #GiveBooks tweet, pin, or online signature Chronicle will donate a book to children in need through First Book with a goal of 10,000 books. Amazing!
Pledge to Give Books and you'll also receive 30% off and free shipping on everything at ChronicleBooks.com (excluding personalized products) through 12/31 with the promo code GIVEBOOKS.

You can also download FREE gift tags and a poster featuring my artwork and enter a fantastic giveaway (BOOKS!!!) over at Design Crush.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

go APE

I'm going to be at APE Expo on October 12-13th, tabling and eating ALL the San Francisco Mexican food (mmm) with my good friend Tuesday Bassen. I'm pretty darn excited (SF is my favourite!) - Hope to see you there, Bay Area-ians.
I'll have my new comic RUNNING (and other humiliations), plus part one of my WEDDING DIARY.

Monday, September 02, 2013

the pun also rises.

Don't forget to follow #mondaypunday on Tumblr for a new pun every week and news of my "It's a Punderful Life" book, to be published in 2014!

Saturday, August 17, 2013


I've updated the SkyCats gallery. (Click here)

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Friday, July 12, 2013

Sunday, June 30, 2013


Hmm, doesn't have quite the same ring to it...

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

my artistic process

Sometimes, If I'm feeling particularly saucy, I'll replace "cats" with "pugs".

Sunday, June 09, 2013


Happy Father's Day to all the daddies... but especially my wonderful Dad
(You know who you are!)

Oops! Well, apparently Father's Day is NEXT Sunday... But the sentiment still stands!

Friday, May 31, 2013

Friday, May 24, 2013

Coffee: A Love Letter


I have spent today sick in bed with some kind of flu which I can only assume is due to the terrible weather. (It was 4 degrees this morning! FOUR! It's nearly June!) So I took the opportunity to do a bit of writing. So here it is, my ode to the delicious bean juice that is coffee. It's not perfect, but like any former Girl Guide, I did my best... Enjoy!

I do not remember the taste of my first ever cup of coffee, but I do remember spilling most of it down the front of my Space (remember them?) 1998 UK tour T-shirt. Perhaps not the most auspicious beginning for a serious relationship that has continued now for over a decade, but as somebody who spilled, and continues to spill, things on herself on a fairly regular basis, nothing to actively discourage me on my path to caffeine addiction.

I had decided, at the tender age of thirteen, slumped on the sofa watching my Il Postino video for the tenth time, to become Italian. Being Italian, as far as I could tell, really just involved eating pizza and pasta and drinking a lot of coffee. Now, this was something that I could do. OK, I conceded, Italians probably didn’t drink NescafĂ© Gold Blend from a mug shaped like Winnie the Pooh’s head, but I was working with what I had available to me at the time. Plus, I really liked Pizza.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

magic pug toronto pony

Thought I'd give you a sneak peek of what I've been working on for my show at MAGIC PONY, Toronto, later this month, because I'm nice like that.

Monday, March 25, 2013

monday punday

I hereby declare this day (and every Monday henceforth) to be Monday Punday. Hurrah for Monday Punday!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

sniff sniff

Neeeearly finished writing/drawing my new book "A Pug's Guide to Dating"... It's due out in September!

Friday, March 01, 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Introducing ...

A new series - Mr Pickles the Pug and Beans the Cat star in some movie classics. First up, one of my all-time favourite films. Yeah, I know that it's actually Cassandra in this scene with Wayne, but Wayne is also a not pug so you can see I'm not going for 100% accuracy here.

Monday, February 04, 2013


A lot of the stuff that I draw in my sketchbook never gets to see the light of day because I am too concerned about making something 'finished'. I am trying to get over this perfectionism... and thus, I bring you this imperfect but hopefully at least mildly amusing drawing.

Friday, February 01, 2013

New York City Cats (they ain't too smart)

Pictoplasma NY (rescheduled from November) is next week! Come down to Cappellini SoHo on Thursday night to see my drawings of foodie cats as well as lots of much better work by much better artists like Julia Pott and Andy Rementer. 

Monday, January 28, 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

shake it ...

... but not like a Polaroid picture. you're not actually meant to do that.
In only vaguely related news, I'll be at the (rescheduled) Pictoplasma NY on Feb 8th-9th.

Wednesday, January 02, 2013


Happy New Year!

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