A Commision From Relay Room to produce six life size plastic standees of famous artists. OCBC bank in Singapore has a gallery on the ground floor,the artists are lined up outside queing to get in.
Earlier this year i was asked to collaborate with Google, Dinahmoe, Ben Tricklebank and Tool on an ambitious project to create a fully playable online jam session, to promote the capabilities of Chrome. Heres a small selection of the many illustrations i produced for the project, visit Jam with Chrome to see them all in action.
Illustration for Wired U.S. I was asked to illustrate the word 'Shrilk' a new incredibly strong plastic made from shrimps and spider silk that will be used for surgical sutures.
I was asked by Zeit Magazin, to produce a series of ten illustrations about famous friendships.
An exhibition about what makes you, you.
The show consisted of thirteen handmade and framed vinyl pieces (each an edition of four), wall paintings, window vinyl and a limited edition screenprint.
Risograph posters made between 2006 and 2008 for Licktronica and Technicolour; two regular club nights in Manchester. In 2007, some of the posters were shortlisted for the 'Best Of Manchester' awards. A limited number of prints are still available in the shop.
A Series of 30 animated road movies commissioned by Cornerhouse for the 'Intertwining Line' exhibition. Please be patient with the loading... and the watching. You can see more from the series on my Vimeo. Thankyou to the talented and patient James Gilbert for animating these.
A print for the show 'You', masterfully printed by the talented screen printer and artist SAVWO. The poster was faithfully recreated by the equally talented (if not more so) niece of Red Deer Dunk, Emily, aged six. Thankyou Emily, I think I like yours more than mine.
A series of 30 landscape drawings originally based on the blank address lines on the reverse of a postcard.
Ink on acid free Paper, 30cm x 50cm.
An installation of over 5000 paper insects, cut from the pages of Vice magazine. Each insect was machine cut, individually folded, and then installed throughout Cube Gallery for the 2009 'Futuresonic' festival.
The main swarm was over 5 metres long and ran alongside the ramp and main stairwell, with smaller clutches of insects hidden in nooks and crannies throughout the entire gallery.
To complement the exhibition, individual insects were made from the previous year's festival programmes. These were then housed in matchboxes, signed, numbered, and placed in welcome packs to be received by the festival's conference goers.
I was asked by Darren Newman to illustrate a letter for the 'Hung, Drawn and Quartered' project. My letter, was 'N'.
A little tease of something I've been working on for a while. My ever growing army of warriors is itching to be let loose on the battlefield, but im keeping them in the barracks for now.
For the past year I have been curating the art programme at NorthTeaPower; a beautiful coffee shop in Manchester. To accompany each show, I make a limited edition handmade poster.
Illustrations for the online park planner of Sea World's four Florida theme parks. In just under three months, over one thousand assets were produced, from rollercoasters and logflumes, to animals and tourists. Even Elmo made an appearance.
You can visit the site here.
'Took a Flyer'. 80cmx60cm. Card between glass panes, edition of 8.
'Fell' 70cmx1000mm. Handcut vinyl on semi-opaque heavy waxed paper. edition of 6,
'Plains', 80cmx60cm. Handcut wood effect vinyl on construction card.