Thursday, 18 November 2010

Top Deck Art Fair

Soon to come is an art fair in Bristol's very own Top Deck Vinatge Boutique run by Charlotte and Emile. I am going to pop some of my prints in hopefully. I plan to draw some washed up tv "celebrities" in some saucy scenarios... here's a sneak peek...

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Bitches & Dawgs

Here's a recent commission I did for a previous client who I shall be working with producing prints for her shop in Portabello Road in London. This commision is for her husband's 30th birthday:


Here it is with a birthday card I chucked in for free. Cos I'm nice.

Here's the very first commision I did for her:

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Short nights, long legs, painting pegs,

Plymouth is draining my enthusiasm and inspiration.

Looking forward to a fresh year.



Whilst listening to this...
http://hypem.com/#/track/1157826/TOP+GIRLS+-+Faded+Feeling



I made this...

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

George Lenton vs. Terry Lynn's Destiny

Artwork for George Lenton's new release, a remix of Terry Lynn's Destiny:






Tuesday, 6 July 2010

George Lenton - Foals Sahara remix

Yo!

///Done another piece to be tied up with George's soon to be released version of Spanish Sahara by the Foals... I'll upload the video when possible. But, in the meantime, here's the image///


Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Guns at Dawn...

I've been looking into hand rendered type recently after reading they typography masterpiece, 'Hand Job'.

Hand made type excites me.

So I made a personal project based around it. Here's my first image I came up with...

Friday, 25 June 2010

George Lenton - Get Moving EP

Hi!

I haven't posted anything for some time due to much work amongst other things...

I've just finished my second album artwork for dubstep's connoisseur, George Lenton.

Working with George is good fun. His pin-pointed music style makes it quite clear as to what I should draw for him.



Go and hear George's music @


http://soundcloud.com/georgelenton


or


http://www.youtube.com/user/GeorgeLenton


peas!

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Autumn Shift Entry

A homeslice from my class, Josh, hooked me up with a live draw in Brixton. Unfortunately I couldn't attend, but Ruth, a friend of the curator, has asked me to produce a small illustration for a booklet which "will be part showcase of our collaborator's talents, part promotional tool, part fundraising aid."



It will be available at many of the festivals the 'autumn shift' group will be working at including 'Secret Garden Party'.

Woodcut print

Had a go at printing a woodcut I made the other day - I used a Baren to press the ink (which is a Japanese pad made of bamboo - these take a year to make!)






Thursday, 11 March 2010

George Lenton Vinyl

Just finished George's vinyl label...





Here is George Lenton's remix of MGMT's weekend wars...






Saturday, 6 March 2010

Zine Project.

The current project at uni is based on zines. I've never had much interest in looking into zines, but after 'nuff research and thought, they're awesome! We have to do one on a chosen family member, mine is of course, my Mum.

This is a feature page in my zine based on my Mum's haircuts through the ages;


Thursday, 4 March 2010

Steve Strong Cover art



I've recently finished mr Steve Strong's EP cover art. It's going to be produced on card and going to be fully recycleable... although I don't know why you'd want to recycle this, his music is super!




Peep the video below filmed and edited by Daniel Broadley & Ant Thornton.


Steve Strong - Pick yourself Up



Sunday, 14 February 2010

The 'Upper' Hand

I've had this idea for a tattoo in my head for quite a while now and have finally layed it down on paper!

Even better though, I wanted to get this originally tattoo'd on my leg, but, I've now taken it to Andrew May of Shangri-La Tattoo parlour in Shoreditch and he's drawn up my design in his own way and I'm getting it on my arm to finish of my sleeve! Hurray! I'll post some pics when it's done on here!

Saturday, 6 February 2010

Thursday, 4 February 2010

Test

I tried a bit of hand drawn animation last night. i'm going to try and create somethingmuch more abstract and simple with colour. I like the way hand drawn animation isn't flawless and lack continuity.

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

High tea at Highgate

I went to a very quaint tea shop in Highgate. There was a drawing gallery in the back where people drank allsorts of interesting teas and painted! Hand made scones were awesome too!
I had mango tea Mmmm...ango!

Camden Exhibition

Late Febrauary/early March I am entering my work into Camden's new 'Rhythm Café' exhibition. Watch this space...




Rhythm Cafe mission statement:


"Our vision is to facilitate our joining together for rhythmical empowerment & uplifting joy using the power of music & dance; sharing musical gifts that bring us beauty, confidence, connection & self-expression. Gifts that transcend cultural difference, linguistic barriers, gender & age!

To create a space in London, where people who love connecting through thedrum and rhythm can hang out, meet others, network, relax, drink somethingwarm on a cold night in a beautiful space, listen to great music, dance,sing, be entertained, feel good & be creative."



Thursday, 28 January 2010

Thoughts & Ideas

I think I want to combine my love of hip-hop and watercolour and create a painting.
I love old hiphop from the 90's; Da bushbabees, Big L, Keith Murray, 3MG, Guru, Lost Boyz etc. None of this over produced 50cent lyrical nonsense!

Guru's 'Jazzmatazz - watch what you say feat. Chaka Khan
I have also submitted myself to Just Us Collective [ http://www.justuscollective.com/ ]
Hopefully I'll be part of their collection! I'll find out on 7th March.

Maps.


I did this on tuesday and it practically consued my whole day!
My idea of hell is navigating by map!

Brick Lane exhibition!

I had my work exhibited in LCB surf & skate store on Bethnal Green Road, at the end of Brick Lane. This was my first ever exhibition and it went swimmingly well! It was held by 'Sequence Collective' - www.sequencecollective.com and was curated by Oliver Chapman.




Each poster was handscreen printed.
My good man Louis hooked me up with the exhibition. I think my work was the only first years work there. Other guest artists included 'Zeroten', 'The 5683', 'The Inventory Studio' and 'Come Along Fool'.


The theme to work towards was 'Sequence'.


'Con'sequence'

Here is the price guide that folds out to be the A3 poster [see above]. My name is next to Drew's! Check out Drew's work @ www.drewturner.co.uk

I found it quite a shame that there were only two or three traditional illustrations on show including my own, the rest were screen prints or digital prints. Computers are merely tools, people nowadays rely too heavily on them.



Here are some of the photos from the exhibition from Oliver Chapman's 'in sequence' blog www.insequences.blogspot.com


LOVE THE POWER IN YOUR HANDS

Spring Clean!

Belated season's greetings to you all!


I feel I have malnourished this blog somewhat, not nurtured it well enough, neglected it.

Well, not anymore. I have decided, new year, new decade, new course - so I am going to keep it updated with some of my works, interests, videos, influences and whatnot, wherever and whenever possible.

2009 was a bumpy but refreshing year. I finally had my operation turning me into half human, half robot but now I feel as if I have a whole new lease of life. Much better.

All my wordly possesions were taken 500+ miles by train, on my own.

Ingredients:

3 Cases of luggage

2 laptops

a trolley

2 hiking rucksacks

small backpack
a small hold-all
and a dash of plastic bags.
I have been collecting frames; all shapes and sizes and have been mounting my work on one of the walls.

The plan is to cover the whole wall. Here are some of the pieces:

The pornographic Collection!


Excuse the mess! But this is the wall so far.