Friday, 4 April 2014

youth camp

a rock and roll concert in somewhere called Dalston

Saturday, 1 March 2014


an oldy but goody xo

words are wind

Sandor Clegane aka The Hound

A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Dragon Porn by my mocking brother) xo


zzzap


  little doodle i did last night because i was bored  

Friday, 14 February 2014

1985




hi, there's a new post up on my blog, this is it, k thanks, love you, bye xo

Friday, 7 February 2014

pee pants fire brains

n-n-n-nervous disposition
nervous, more, with each decision
with each thought and with each vision
with each situation drawn out in my mind
stability, i long to find
and my brain, i long to leave behind.

skull


Thursday, 30 January 2014

urgh, haunting again


love a Pro-marker xo

waters


i did this over the last couple of nights. just started out as idol doodling, but i carried on because i thought it was interesting how the patterns naturally dissolved, in a way, as i kept on drawing. the curves get flatter, the lines get shorter etc etc, and all without me meaning to do so. i then began to become hypnotised by it, and thinking how it could represent our patterns in thoughts; how we drift in and out of ideas (some good, some bad) and lose those ideas as quickly as they came to us. thoughts become fragmented, exaggerated, forgotten entirely due to stress, emotion, enthusiasm, love, the million other things that zoom around our brains.

and i like it because it reminds me of water xo

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

bones




this guy was the first one i drew when i started this little series of colour blends. originally he didn't quite work out how i'd wanted (below) but i liked him so much that i redrew him (above), where usually i'd probably just scrap anything that doesn't quite work because i am idiot xo





Friday, 24 January 2014

open head


where would we be if we didn't have the little things to find pleasure from? 
if it wasn't for the power we all have to imagine, i don't think i would be alive. seriously, if i lost the ability to imagine scenarios, characters, adventures, colours, patterns; i would have crumbled completely under the constant pressure that modern life puts us under everyday, to succeed (whatever succeeding really means). i do crumble, only from time to time, and not completely (obviously). but, most of the time i spend in my own world, forgetting how little i earn, or how successful i may or may not be by my age, or this or that or the fucking other... and just take pleasure in eternal horizon that is imagination xo

Thursday, 23 January 2014

splosh


they're really quite fun

splash


i've been working on a little collection of one-offs where i start with a splash of colour, add a pattern, and then draw a character from there..

splish




this week i have been mucking around with pro-markers, experimenting with blending colours..


Monday, 13 January 2014

show


new years resolution.. be less of a lazy bastard.
seems like such an easy one, but it never is, and it's the same at the beginning of every year.

here's a poster for my friend's record release show

i've been watching a lot of Boardwalk Empire, and anyone who watches it will agree that Richard Harrow is the sweetest and best character in anything, ever.

RIP Jimmy Darmody (i've only just finished Season 2, no spoilers please)

happy new year xo

Thursday, 21 November 2013

weeeeee


drew this happy little fellow this morning.
things are good, i'm currently learning how to use Illustrator on the computer box, i'm taking my time with it and finding it really rewarding.. i can draw ying-yangs like you wouldn't believe!

(i drew this by hand) but one day....

you'll see xo

Sunday, 3 November 2013

a fox about town


i love drawing houses, in this crooked, simple, child-like way; i think it has something to do with living in Brighton the last six years. every building is a different shape and size, all on wonky hills so you can see every single house as you're rolling out of town on the train. it's a brilliant sight. 

plus, i think the way i've drawn the houses makes the fox, which is drawn with way more detail, pop out of the page. i hope you enjoy xo

halloween is over.... it's Christmas xo

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

back flag


get tattooed by Dan Frye at Angelic Hell, 2 North Road, Brighton. 01273 697681.
email him at oldtimetattoos@gmail.com

he is a genius. the Sistine Chapel ain't got shit on my back xo

woodland blue


hey, here's a new poster i've done using a old favourite from my collection.
Woodland Blue are a great folk band, have a goosey on Facebook and if you can go to this gig xo

flick and swish

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Youth Camp


and here's one i did for my pal Sean from Youth Camp records.

i just did a tee design for his band Losing Sleep, i'll put pics up as soon as i get them xo


here's 2 posters i did this year for my friends Dan and punk rock Rich xo

Monday, 21 October 2013

Sunday, 20 October 2013

up in smoke


i prefer illusion to despair
to imagine than to care
ignorant and blissful
in a world so crisis-full
every step forward's another step back
step follow step, when i'd rather be sat
i'd rather not listen to all that i'm told
or admit that i'm cast from the same mould
as the rest of the world, surrounded by fear
i pick illusion over despair

Monday, 14 October 2013

my big fat finished picture pt.3


i tend to set myself these little projects, work hard at them, then once they're done they just tend to sit around collecting dust. i'm making a change. my problem is i've never stepped foot into the digital age, i love hand drawn art and always romanticised about sticking in the old school, but in reality it's the reason i've held my self back and am still working a job i hate.

so i'm learning it all now, i'm going to start opening doors for myself.. watch out art world!

....now i just need to find an A1 scanner haha!


more badly drawn bikes. there's a couple in there. 
i played a lot with patterns too. i had much fun drawing this.


the door wedge/ slice of cheese fellow is another of my favourites


so, that's that.. i'll let you all know when i have prints of this big boy up for sale xo


Thursday, 10 October 2013

my big fat finished picture pt.2


the dog here is one i did years ago and used again in this because i love it. it's of Monty, my best mate's dog. the original drawing i did of monty is hanging in his (/my second) mum's dining room, along with a couple of other bits i've done. i love their house, it's like a mini Graham gallery.


black dot


couple of my favourite guys in this space. the guy with the square face is the one. and the guy with the slit throat is a really old one i did about 7/8 years ago for a flyer for November Coming Fire that never got used as the show was called off. want to do more like him.


i like to think (or i hope at least) that, even when i draw something a bit different, i've established the style that i draw enough so that it can always be recognised.

p.s. RIP Breaking Bad

Sunday, 6 October 2013

my big fat finished picture


In the massive time i've spent with out access to this blog i have finished my big A1 drawing!


it took about 8 or 9 months, adding one character a day, and it was great fun.


i've had a lot of positive reactions to the drawing and am looking into getting the picture printed for sale, however costly it may be. 


towards the later stages of the drawing i did start running dry on ideas, so i maaaay have included a few characters that i had drawn before hand. please forgive me.


i'll put more up tomorrow xo


Friday, 4 October 2013

a fox about town


the urban fox is getting a lot of bad press as of late, mainly because of all the baby eating and house intrusion, but i hope that that can all change sometime in the near future as they become more integrated into society. this is how i imagine him to be. in reality, he's already more dignified than 90% of the shit heads i encounter on a daily basis. 

ok, this is my vision of the urban fox of Paris.

i love this guy, and i have this weird infatuation with drawing bikes. not good bikes, not bikes that would work in real life; they're too hard to draw, besides that would bore me. bikes that fit my characters; misshaped and slightly wrong to the last. xo

colour me in


the fear of failure consumes one
so much so, that nothing gets done

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

CONTROLLED


here i did a design for my friend's band in Australia, i don't know what will become of it but it was fun none the less. i haven't done anything like this in a long time. detailed, sick and horrible, but at the same time simple and neat. 

this is how i look everyday at my job xo

wake up, die a bit, go to sleep
i don't live, i just exist
my thoughts are as dark as the devil
my life is meaningless

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Mamas and Papas


these are the two that i'm keeping and going to develop into cards. i love 'em.
i love drawing women (especially the hair) and i love the guy because i aspire to look like him one day



i've done a couple of card designs for all the new parents popping up everywhere lately.
these are two that i don't love so i'm not taking any further