Wednesday, 17 November 2010

rainy day

Rainy Day
Acrylic on canvas

I was walking past this book shop and i became all of a sudden magnetized to this book called 'das house: hundertwasser'. I did some research and found a whole collection of this man's work. He was an artist and architect and he had some really interesting beliefs about
nature and painting, he believed that 'painting is a religious occupation, that the actual impulse comes from without, from something else that we do not know'. He made some really magical posters too.
This above painting is somewhat inspired by his work, especially the

Monday, 8 November 2010

regular and gigantic

Here are two new books, they are very small, probably not suitable for the fat fingered. I'll probably stick them to florescent postcards so that they don't feel intimidated by bigger flashier books.

Saturday, 6 November 2010

elastic revolution

Elastic Revolution
Acrylic on Canvas
This is a small poster painting about the UK clothing size system. I believe the system encourages unhealthy obsessive behaviour in women and general unhappiness and anxiety. The poster explores the possibility of a new healthier system in which we abandon set sizes for elastic. I think it would have many positive effects such as, women no longer placing such great emphasis on out skinniying each other, less wastage because if you lose/gain weight you can just adjust the knot and also i think it has health advantages as looser clothes are better for circulation.