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Archive for December, 2016

Adventure Time

I was curious to see what the Adventure Time characters looked like in my illustration style…

 

#1 FIONNA

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#2 SUSAN STRONG

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#3 MARCELINE

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Scotty Hard – The Science of Sesh

Artwork for The Science of Sesh – From Iceland to Africa; a compilation of Scotty Hard production / remix work from the past 20+ years. The album features rare and unreleased collaborations with the likes of Antipop Consortium, New Kingdom, Lady Bug Mecca and Emily Wells. Pre-order the limited edition vinyl and related goodies HERE.

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N I M R O D

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Attack The Monolith 2016

I’ve not been in full artwork mode this year. I have kept busy however with a number of projects under various guises (print-maker, lecturer, curator, illustrator, emcee) One of the main ‘labours of love’ being the self-released ATTACK THE MONOLITH album, under the MONGRELS banner. This record is the culmination of 10+ years worth of home recordings, resurrected and assembled into a deluxe limited edition vinyl Lp. It heavily features Sebastian Laws of 90′s psych-rap outfit New Kingdom, as well as guest vocals from Lord Rao (AKA King Kashere) + Juice Aleem. Beats by Benjamin / Mixed + mastered by Dean Honer and recorded with the help of Scotty Hard. Inlay photos by the late, great Shaun Bloodworth and hand-printed by yours truly. THANK YOU to everyone who’s supported this record, it means a lot. Hold tight for a slew of remixes droppin’ in the new year + plenty more capers in the pipeline…

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…In The Pop Wilderness D.I.G.I.K.A.L Release

The epic meeting of minds known as …IN THE POP WILDERNESS by MONGRELS and our brother-from-another-mother, BURGUNDY BLOOD is now available on iTunes and bandcamp.
Beats by Benjamin and Kill Money. Lyrics by Kid Acne and Burgundy Blood.
Shout out #Figment_HF on the photographic duties.

 

 

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Yo Slartibartfast

Cat sketches inspired by the strays I saw in Martinique…

 

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Early Doors

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Art of Rebellion lV

Thank you to C100 Studio and Publikat for including me in the new Art of Rebellion lV tome…

 

THE BIRTH OF HIP-HOP

“I painted this mural in 2014 as part of the biannual Festival of the Mind in Sheffield, UK. The concept sketch (and canvas) however dates back to 1999 and was originally intended as a record sleeve for DJ Vadim x Antipop Consortium ‘The Isolationist’. Sadly, my artwork was never used.
Strangely, the brief for the festival was to paint something which opened a discussion about the use of religious imagery within popular culture. Right away I knew what to paint! It also made me consider how hip-hop and graffiti (or any youth movement for that matter) might be likened to a religious experience for its disciples.
It was great to see an idea finally realised after laying dormant for 15 years. For me, it’s one of the reasons I keep a sketch book. You never know when something rejected or overlooked might actually become useful and relevant again.”

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Animal Sketches

More work in progress…

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Pleased To Meet You

Work in progress, inspired by the legendary Rick Griffin…

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