Sunday, 1 November 2009
Sunday, 13 September 2009
I gotta say I think that Yee and myself have done a fantastic job on the zombie book, I just got the first issue back from the printers and I have to say it does look rather swish. just one more book to get ready for the show now. If you would like to order a book please let me know or come on down to the launch on October 5th at the Here and Now gallery down in Falmouth, cornwall. Yay!
Wednesday, 26 August 2009
No sooner than One exhibition is done and over, the prep for the next begins a new, I have to say though of all the shows this year that my work will appear in (around 7) this is the one I'm looking forward too the most. not only is it in the town where I went to uni, but it is also with my good friend, collaberator and fellow illustrator Yee Ting Kuit.
we have also launched our own small press and will be producing comics, books and magazines together under the name Chalk & Cheese.
What makes this show even more special (and not to be missed) is the fact that we will be releasing two books at the show as well as showing you some wonderful artwork.
our first two titles will be Chalk & Cheese issue 1 the first issue of our new bi-monthly illustration / art magazine. and volume 1 of Zombies like you and Me part one of seven comics.
so this show is not to be missed!!!
Friday, 14 August 2009
The show was great fun, I met some wonderful people and all the other artists were great fun too. the exhibition itself (comprised of 8 artists from around europe) worked very well with every one's work complimenting each other's work well. As well as having a grand time, I even managed to sell some work too.
the whole experience has really inspired me to crack on with more work.
so off I go.
Monday, 13 July 2009
a must for any professional artist or creative are business cards, I've experimented with them for years, from trying to print my own, to paying out to get them done, to using templates in all honesty i've never had much luck until now... check these guys out they rock... http://uk.moo.com/en/ very impressive and very affordable.
Saturday, 11 July 2009
Monday, 6 July 2009
by now you will have noticed the new banner at the top, and here is the first sneaky peek at project Zombie, that myself and Yee have been working on for over a year now. I can't really say too much more about the project other than it will be coming soon, though in what incarnation I can't say yet.
Sunday, 5 July 2009
So here is what all 100 paintings look like all together. this is the last time i'll go on about this I promise, I'm very pleased with the way this project went nd it did indeed test me in just about every way imaginable, but it was done on time and did prove a success, now on to even bigger and more exciting things.
obviously these photos were taken while the gallery was closed, just after the show was hung, the day before it opened to the public. I really just wanted to show how much space 100 paintings really takes up, the show actually took up the entire exhibition space and half of the shop area of the Sayle gallery.
Saturday, 4 July 2009
Wow Cant believe it's been four months since I last updated this blog. I guess I'd best fill you in on what has happened. well the exhibition kicked off to great success and was recieved very well by all who went to see the show. I managed to sell just over half of the 100 paintings, which in theses financially grim times was fantastic. the zombie project is now 100% complete and I may have some exciting news about that soon (fingers crossed).
I also have a very busy summer ahead of me. I have been selected to represent the Isle of Man at this year's lorreint celtic festival, of which I've just completed the work for, the exhibition will represent artist's from every celtic country in the world and the festival normally gets around 650,000 visitors, so I'm feeling pretty good about that. in october I will be having a joint show at the here and now gallery with my collaborator, friend and fellow illustrator Yee Ting Kuit, of which I am very much looking forward too. I will hopefully not leave it so long until my next update.
Saturday, 28 February 2009
As the poster says, in just over a month the exhibition opens, I should have finished all the artworks for the show by tomorrow, 100 paintings has been far more challenging than I could have ever anticipated, I won't lie though, I am a little worried about sales in these uncertain times, but my main and I know it's Dave's main objective is simply to put on a really good show.
Monday, 2 February 2009
Sunday, 1 February 2009
This is an image I did for the Guardian last week..I know its been a little while since I last updated anything, rest assured though I've been extreamly busy of late, I'm currently working full-time in the field of animation and will be for at least another year. so any tiny gap of free time I have is spent desperatly working on my 100 paintings exhibition which opens on april 2nd at the sayle gallery. I am going to make a conserted effort to update more often this year however.