At the beginning of July, I was asked by Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce to speak about my work and how I find inspiration to members of the Creative Hub – a community of creative businesses in the city. The following is a a written version of the presentation. INTRODUCTION I am an illustrator
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I’m looking forward to giving a short presentation to the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce on 3rd July 2015 at the Verano Lounge, Western Road, Brighton starting at 9.45am. The topic will be about searching for inspiration during my trip tracking whales across the North Atlantic last year… For further information visit here.
Back in February, I took part in ‘Correspondence‘, a contemporary art show in a pop-up space open during the Brighton Science Festival. It took place across real and virtual platforms and explored how new technologies could promote the accessibility of the arts and change ideas about public spaces. Fourteen artists worked together to make the
Over the last 12 months I have been wealding chalk and posca pens for some chalkboard signage projects commissioned by the Duke of Yorks and Dukes at Komedia Cinemas in Brighton. The Duke of York’s cinema is the oldest working cinema in the UK and has a beautiful atmosphere with its original brass fittings and
Unseasonal though it is to be talking of Christmas in the Springtime, I was asked by Jump Start Productions to create a poster to celebrate the start of production of their new feature film – ‘Home for Christmas’. These things start early and filming, along with fake snow, will start in April 2014. It’s a
The Duke of York’s Picturehouse in Brighton asked me to make them a fully functioning paper mache Frank Sidebottom head to help promote the new film, ‘Frank’, starring Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Dohmnhall Gleeson. I used a beachball as a base and then added layer after layer of newsprint with wallpaper paste to make
The Agency Group asked me if they could use the map of Brighton from the Latest Discoveries as part of a goodie bag for a music industry event at the Great Escape – an amazing music festival in Brighton that showcases new and emerging talent. Schlepp around the 35 different venues in Brighton from pubs
I’m still continuing to draw regularly in pubs around Brighton. These images are either in biro or soft pencils – I try not to rub out too much, leaving the original line intact. It differentiates from digital illustration that is so much about perfection – the perfect line, the perfect white – which somehow loses
More drawing in the pub for a break while I worked on “Imposter” and “Moon Map” which are both for upcoming exhibitions. I’m looking at creating a series of work using these drawings as inspiration but just haven’t had the time yet…For more information about drawing in the pub, visit here.
I’ve just pasted up the piece commissioned by ONCA gallery as part of a street art project in Brighton. Despite having to go back a few times and repaste, all seems pretty stuck down now which is great as it should last a couple of months with luck. The image is of a pangolin, a