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Gaugin: yellow Haystacks (The Golden Harvest)

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Gaugin: The White Horse

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view from the musee d’orsay

 

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Jean Dubuffet: Chaine de memoire iii

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Sonia Delauney

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Matisse: Les Possoins Rouge 1914

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I’m pleased to announce that as of today, the epic tale of CAT DISCO has been re-launched. If you enjoyed reading the story as part of the ‘cats’ half of catsvsbunnies, then please do check it out. You can find the latest comics, as well as all archive material on catdiscocomics.tumblr.com

via CAT DISCO update — Cats vs Bunnies

update from my previous co-authored blog re: my new cat disco comic blog.

 

 

 

 

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I was invited to contribute an piece for Cultshare’s event ‘Song’s for lovers and the broken hearted’, which exhibited works from 14 illustrators. The brief was to choose a lyric from either a love or broken hearted song and produced a 12″ x 12″ illustration. The works were exhibited in Beerwolf books for valentine’s day, and are now moving to Howl in Penryn.

I chose to illustrate Leonards Cohen’s ‘So Long, Marianne’:

so-long-marianne

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disco-adweb This was my one page piece for Cats Vs Bunnies (co-authored blog).  Just wanted to include it to show how I’ve been getting into gouache and colour over the last few weeks. I tried to keep this part-planned, part-improvised, and definitely a bit silly. This was the result.

 

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My recent illustration work for Porthmeor studios introduced me to the work of Edinburgh born St Ives painter Wilhelmina Barns-Graham (1912-2004). I really enjoyed looking at her paintings through my research, in particular considering the use of colour and composition. I found lots of really lovely examples in the book  ‘Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: A Studio Life’   which I couldn’t locate online, but here are two brilliant images which I did find:

According to the Tate website, ‘Glacier Crystal, Grindelwald’ (below), was an attempt to show the galicer in Switzerland from multiple viewpoints, ‘from above, through and all round, as a bird flies, a total experience’

Glacier Crystal, Grindelwald 1950 by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham 1912-2004
(http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/barns-graham-glacier-crystal-grindelwald-t00708)

Island Sheds, St Ives No. 1 1940 by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham 1912-2004 (Island Sheds, St Ives No. 1 1940 by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham 1912-2004)

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New picture for the ‘About me’ section of my website / blog. The cat may or may not be fictional. The coffee is most definitely from reality.

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These photographs document the wall mural for my MA final show (details of all exhibitors here: http://maap2012.wordpress.com/). It supports the book I have made for my final project, 6:45 am.

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