This is a short post to let you know that I’m running a short hand drawn map workshop at ONCA Gallery in Brighton alongside the exhibition ‘The Long View’ by somewhere-nowhere, a creative team comprising of Harriet Fraser and Rob Fraser, a writer and photographer respectively. For more than two years, somehwere-nowhere have been visiting
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1. So you want to organise an art exhibition? Wait for the call from your gallery (in my case ONCA Gallery in Brighton). Or find a space to hold your show – heck, I’ve heard of exhibitions in pubs, cinema foyers, laundrettes and even inside a car. 2. Make sure you have enough work to
Musicians are great to draw and paint and throughout my career I keep coming back to them at one point or another. I was recently asked by Philippe Debongnie, a Belgian illustrator, to contribute an image to his website www.jazzanddraw.com . Inspired by his love of jazz, it’s a collaborative but curated venture involving images
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
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
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.
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’ve just got new packaging for my map of Brighton which is now on sale at Unlimited Editions in Brighton. The maps printed as giclees on matt archival paper come in matt black tubes with black stoppers and hand cut map labels on the front – the design based on historical map cases…