Archive for January, 2012

Sketchbook Project. . .. . .. . . / . /

http://oohlalapin.wordpress.com/the-sketchbook-project/

Have a look and support this project,  i’ve got a couple of pieces here and theres some other really interesting sketchbooks.. . … / . /


Nearly.. .. …. . . /..

Close but no cigar.. .. .. .. This being one of the first competitions i have entered i am still very pleased to get runner up.. .. .. / ./ . congrats to Andre. .

http://valour-art.com/hall-of-fame/

Slight spelling error though. . . ..


One that got left behind. . .. .. . . …. / . / .

I did this painting on a huge scrap of cardboard that was about to be thrown away whilst visiting a friends house some months ago but had totally forgot that i took pictures of it, i ended up leaving the painting to her  .. ..  . .. . It’s not a great photo but it works.. . …..

‘Japanese Doll’    Acrylic on Cardboard    150 x 110 cm


Got That Sinking Feeling.. . …. . . .. / . /.

This week i have been exceptionally busy working on explosion drawings but I’ve also managed to squeeze this piece in and will be getting ready to submit it to ‘Retracing the Unsinkable’ Southampton City Art Gallery’s Open Exhibition 2012 Remembering the Titanic .. . …. .. .. . .. ./ . . /.

‎’Please Don’t Leave’ 100 x 100 cm Acrylic and Fragile Tape on Plywood

Wish me luck.. . …. . . . / . /.

 


Build A Bridge To Her.. . …. . . . /. / .


Identity . .. … .. . This is not a complaint.. . .. … . . / .

As a painter who’s main work steers away from painting faces and giving the characters identities i do seem to be getting an awful lot of requests to do portraits and faces.. . .. .. / . / .

Here is the latest commission in progress, It will eventually be a portrait (sort of) of Patrick Bateman (American Psycho – Christian Bale)

“My pain is constant and sharp, And i do not hope for a better world for anyone. In fact, I want my pain to be inflicted on others. I want no one to escape “


‘Man Smoking’ Commission.. . . . .. . /. /.

So recent its still wet.. . . .. ./ .

Completed Commission of mobster smoking in a lonely bar.. . .

‘Man Smoking’  Acrylic on Reclaimed Hardboard


Just Be Honest.. .. …. .. /.

Painted for free with found free materials.. . … .. .  Not everything costs the world.. .. . ….. . .

20 minutes.. .. .  Gloss, Spray paint


Primeval Soups New Album Cover.. . .. . ..

I’m just about finished on a commission for ‘Primeval Soups’ new album cover, An anarcho punk band based in Brighton who are also good friends of mine .. . . Just waiting on the font and the title. .. . .

The whole finished product will come in the next coming days, meanwhile give these guys a look http://www.myspace.com/primevalsoup


Fragments.. . .. . .. …. … / .

You would have seen from previous posts that all this month i am working on customized ‘Explosion Drawings’ in a bid to raise money for entry into a London exhibition. Here are some close ups of just some of the ideas put forward to me. .. .. ….. . .. /.