Friday, 2 December 2011

Refuge Collecting - The Last Homely Home

Waiting over the waves, I have found a home. Boxes on sticks, I thank thee. You are celebrated.

1. Breydon Water Bird Hide, Norfolk
2. Somewhere on the Pennine Way
3. Holy Island Causeway

Saturday, 19 November 2011

From the Vaults. Horrorfeatures

Back to the blog... but blog often comes last. Its more a note to self but feel free to nose my knows. Horror is important. Fear this, Blood on Satans Claw... Messy maids and hairy hands... this is very much in the vain of The Wicker Man, something pagan about its haunts... and a proper bit of Satan where the supernatural was lacking. And bless my socks, I have a LINK for you to watch it for free

This is the low down for all those that want straight talking...

Set in seventeenth century England, the film opens with ploughman, Ralph Bower, discovering a strange skull in a field. The skull is heavily deformed and has one eyeball attached to it. When the judge looks at it, he dismisses any fears about it as supernatural hogwash.

The judge's predictions prove ill-founded when later people start to sprout hair on their bodies and begin to behave oddly. The judge is called again, and this time he takes it seriously and swears to return when he has researched the subject of Witchcraft.

When he returns, he brings the full weight of his knowledge to bear on the great evil infecting the village.

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Papergirl Newcastle LANDS

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Monday, 20 June 2011

How Every Weekend Should Be

Just had the pleasure of returning back from LOOP Arts Fair in Leeds... and I have to say, it was a beautiful way to spend some days. Beyond the fact that it would obviously be amazing based on whats written above... the actuality of it was something else. All the artists were super personable, everyone was down to earth... had the chance to draw live in front of some of my favourite illustrators... and it was just a great atmosphere. I would liken it to an illustrators Byker Grove.

Highlights included: Sister Arrows greenhouse stand, Matt the Horse's presentation, Introduction to Risograph machines and seeing the likes of James Jarvis, Lizzy Stewart, Jez Burrows and Nous Vous in action.

Roll on LOOP Arts Fair 2012

Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Weng Weng, I Love You My Weng Weng

SO. This is pretty much the shape of whats pleasing me this week. Usually, theres a YouTube video left on repeat whilst I work. In the past we've seen the talking dog, monkeys riding dogs, freerunning dogs... but we've dropped the K9 in favour of Weng Weng. In the mould of a world famous average height high charisma special agent, Weng Weng is a 2'9' superspy working for the Philipino interpol. Enjoys fighting crime on the back of a mini moto, rocking a gat and a rocket pack... and loving disco!

I was introduce to Weng Weng by hip hop crew 'The Chuds'. Careful mind... the track and associated video are dangerously addictive. Check it HERE

Thursday, 2 June 2011

Friend Eggs Living Large!

Some things just have an unflinching ability to improve your day. This is a prime example. Nothing bad can come of watching this... just all 100% prime good time.

Give it a bash HERE

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Jack Teagle. No Messing

Anyone that knows me knows that there is little that I enjoy more than a good dig about in the vaults of wrestling history. I'm also knee deep in my own wrestling homage series!

SO... imagine my excitement to mooch over to illustration legend Jack Teagles BLOG and see that he has his own little celebration of Wrestlemania 1. Wonderful.

Monday, 30 May 2011

Escape For/From You

Wouldn't it be great. Well. Maybe. If I could still get the metty to the cinema, and it had the backbone for a woodburning stove... and enough solar panels to charge my laptop. Those issues being covered... we'd ship up and move out!

Saturday, 28 May 2011

SX-70 Love pt 1

All production of new work is on hold... as I just found an SX-70 at a car boot and bought 6 films for it! A design masterpiece aesthetically... as well as a really functional SLR Polaroid. I loves it.

See you on the other side

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Bring Me The Head (and Body) of This Girl From FIXFIXFIX

Someone once sent me this set of flicks one from FIXFIXFIX a while back, citing this wee model as my 'type'. She was RIGHT. Hot DAWG! Ain't she a charm? Maybe this should be an art related blog? but shes my muse alright! Go find out who she is!
For your ocular pleasure, MORE of the lovely Sam HERE

Monday, 23 May 2011

Images Like This One

I have never seen a piece of work by a 'street/graffiti artist' that speaks to me like this image does.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

My Favourite Thing (Vegetable, Animal or Mineral)

Go see 'Coaster Scenery's amazing collection of images of Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach. Having spent 18 years growing up in the shadow of this place, it certainly makes me glow to wander through these images. I could spend all day everyday just looking through them

(The image second from top is the day the roller coaster collapsed. THE ROLLER COASTER COLLAPSED! You heard right!)

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

We don't want to conform

Bill Owens is the boss man of documenting 1950's/50's suburban America. It speaks for itself. But if you need more, go pick up 'Suburbia' or 'Leisure' as the quotes from the subjects are a priceless insight into the original era of off the shelf optimism

Century of the Self

Its about time I a) blogged more b) actually treated this like a pure real blog and that. SO! Have a deeks at this. A four part documentary about the psychological changes throughout the 20th century, how we were, we developed, were manipulated. Its really good, truuuuust me... i'll keep you right

Check it out HERE

Friday, 25 March 2011

Magic Rolling Board

"Perpetual motion on wheels"... in love!

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Twinned With Your Darkest Thoughts

Twin Peaks should only ever been done by David Lynch. The illustrious Diane Keaton proved that much. Today, it all ended for us. We've seen the changes of the seasons together, and I feel like a friend has been taken to live on the farm. Gordon Cole. Audrey Horne. Sheriff Trueman. Garland and Leiland, Albert Rosenfield, Deputy Andy, Even young Annie Blackburn. You will all be missed. Its like the end of 'Neverending Story' this...

Dale Cooper. A special mention. Be good and be kind brother sun, brother moon. We love you. Thanks for the memories x

Friday, 18 March 2011

Papergirl Finally on the Doorstep!

Of course we will be entering, cycling, drawing, dancing, cooking... anything to help out cos Papergirl is A.C.E

Check the BLOG and Facebook

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Lord, The Light of Your Laaarve is Shi-eye-ning

Just a bit play for the 'Exquisite Corpses' as part of the 'Set of Drawers' collectives wee project. Broken scanner means no drawing... so its all photoshop from here on in... for now

Monday, 14 March 2011

Prints of hands by hands

A bit o' 50 x 35cm on 270gsm archival, 4 layer screenprint in an edition of 35. We sells at £60 and they can be got at HERE at SHOP

Its all linked up to our trainer customisation and interview here at Sole Heaven

Lovely x

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

The First of Many

Hello Clubbers. So... this is Day One of the blog being a PROPER Blog. So, its here I harbour all the things I like or care to show you from behind the scenes.

This is the first thing we spotted after realising our blog future. Its called 'The Gashlycrumb Tinies' by Edward Gorey. To be fair, we've pillaged this from wor Eelus' site 'One Big Freak Show' but the cover is so so moreish we'll be hunting down a copy of it sharpish

The Wonder of Website... The Wonder of You x

Its finally website time... we never really had one before... and we do now... this is exciting? this is exciting! For us anyways!

Come over and see it live at and see what you think... it's our first draft but we won't revisit that for a while... its more work than you'd think!