Category: Art

Cyborg Kitty

Instagram ‘Your Art Here’ Challenge

July 14, 2021

Just took part in a ‘Your Art Here’ Challenge on Instagram. Amazing illustrator Belle Dee (@belledee) provided the top half of a black cat and invited artists to finish the bottom half in their own style. I went for a cyborg cat design on the bottom with a porthole hatch to remove the dead mice….

Ghanaian Handpainted Movie Posters

May 20, 2021

I became aware of the existence of these amazing handpainted Ghanaian movie posters, after seeing them collected in a fanzine in Gosh Comics, Soho. The backstory goes that with the emergence of VHS in Ghana in the late eighties, entrepreneurs would purchase a copy of a Hollywood action movie or the latest Bollywood release or…

Retro Comic Art Digital Collages

April 28, 2021

I’ve been having great fun, working on a personal project, experimenting making some digital collages using retro comic book art from the Comic Book + archive, a huge online repository of Golden and Silver Age comic books. You can check it out for yourself here: https://comicbookplus.com

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Fake Movie Posters

August 20, 2019

I absolutely loved Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, but the thing I enjoyed most were the fake movie posters for the films Rick Dalton had made throughout his career and during his time in Italy. The posters by various artists including the great Renato Casaro (responsible for hundreds of classic movie posters including Conan…

The Post-It Monsters of John Kenn Mortensen

October 13, 2018

I recently accidentally stumbled upon (and fell in love with) the Post-It Monsters of John Kenn Mortensen. John is a Danish artist who lives and works in Copenhagen. During the day he writes and directs television shows for kids. At night he unwinds by drawing, on Post-It notes, amazing (and extremely unsettling) scenes of monsters…

“V” HS Project – Philip Ob Rey

March 13, 2018

For his “V” HS Project, Iceland based French multimedia artist Philip Ob Rey creates ghostly figures, made entirely of recycled VHS tapes and photographs them in the frozen landscapes of Iceland. See more of his work here: http://www.humantropy.com

CelloGraff Forest Animals – Evgeny Ches

January 15, 2018

Moscow-based graffiti artist Evgeny Ches creates life-like wild animals in the forest by stretching cellophane between two trees, and then spray painting his murals onto the surface of the transparent film. The life-size wild animals, including a dinosaur, polar bear and monkey appear to be living among the forest trees. Check out his website to…

Simon Stålenhag Artwork

July 11, 2017

I recently discovered the artwork of Simon StÃ¥lenhag, a swedish sci-fi artist and I am blown away by his paintings. I love the combination of retro/nostalgic real world settings with advanced alien technology. I believe in his Kickstarter funded art books there are additional notes and world-building but I love viewing the artwork without these…

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