You may disagree, but i honestly think this is the nicest painting i've seen in a really long time, it appeared on a pizza box lid in our house, and despite it's clear commercial application, it feels like a really lovely translation of someones idea of having a genuinely wonderful time. with pizza. In the background you can see a bit of a mural of Yuri Gagarin I dun recently, doesn't seem to look too great in photos though, think i need a proppa camera for this one. Oh yeah and at the top is a nice painting of a horrible man, Vlad Dracul no less!
Tuesday, 7 September 2010
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
I've chanced upon some letters written by distant distant relatives emigration to australia in the 1850s, they make pretty interesting reading so i'm in the process of abridging them, with the end goal of presenting illustrated excerpts as 3 pages of my next newspaper zine. The idea actually got me thinking about making a zine using primary sources as the only written content, I've always found social history really engaging and it would be nice to present voices from the past in an accessible format. Above is a silly preliminary sketch...
Friday, 30 July 2010
Friday, 16 July 2010
Last week we had our degree showcase at Free Range. I presented my Oil Slick newspaper and a looping animation based on the stories of AUCB fine artist Lizzie Latham, with a little bit of set dressing to evoke a coherent universe for these media to exist in.
Almost forgot to take pictures though! Thank the good lord my Dad saw fit to take these when I wasn't looking, it could use a bit of preening but I won't look a gift horse in the mouth (i just did).
Here's a low-res version of the animation too. It looked really nice on the old transistor telly, lovely and flickery.