My good friend Molly asked me to make an image of a fox for her to use as a tattoo on her inner arm. This is in black and white ink. I asked another friend who’s a tattoo artist for some advice – it was surprisingly complicated! I had to take into account how the
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I spent a long weekend at End of the Road Festival – hipster hangout, lumberjack chic everywhere you look, the cider bus and some great music. The sun shone hard in the middle of the Dorset countryside so there are lots of sketches of people wearing hats and coping with too much heat and alcohol!
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
Another pencil drawing from my sketchbook of almost weekly sessions in local pubs. Not sure what that says about me really! Brighton has a huge number of pubs per capita ranging from the cheesy to the traditional to the uber-modern. My favourites are the slightly dingy, down at heel, sit in a dark corner on
I’ve been drawing various views of UK pub life again in Brighton. The Victory, named after Nelson’s ship at the Battle of Trafalgar, is a beautiful old pub close to Brighton’s North Laine with lots of old posters and ship paraphanalia for me to get my drawing teeth into – there’s even a cat’o’ninetails on
Another Tuesday evening of drawing at the pub! I really enjoyed drawing in the Cricketers in Brighton, a properly old school pub with red flock wall paper, antique prints, dark wood and the odd satanic-looking stuffed deer head hanging on the wall.
I drew this in my sketchbook at a drawing session run by the Drawing Club . Every week a group of artists, illustrators, tattoo artists and anyone who likes to draw meets up at a different pub in Brighton to practise observational sketching. I found it quite intimidating to draw strangers drinking and it was
New drawing completed at a ‘Drawing Brighton’ session of Dr David Bramwell, author of ‘The Cheeky Guide to Brighton’ and host of The Catalyst Club and The Wellsbourne Society. I’m getting work ready for Islington Contemporary Art Fair on October 5th – 7th 2012.
Pencil drawing of a Chinese artist from a photo found in Modern Painters.