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Give Em Hell . /. / ./

Crow Finished


Alien Vs Predator

A little while back a was commissioned to design a half sleeve  of Alien Vs Predator../ . I never posted photos here so ./. here they are
Black ink on paper. /.

Below are stages in the drawing process. /


ERROR. . //.

Couple of new bits im working on as i dont have a camera to take photos of paintings .. / / /./.

 

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Crow


A New Glitch. ../ ./.

Recently i have made a conscious decision to change the way i paint.// ./ It may just be a phase it might take over everything.. /./

‘Old Crows’ 2014  Acrylic, Spray Paint on Whiteboard and Slate.

All found in the street.


All Those Prints Scattered. ./. /. /.

For the show fragments i put together a series of prints././  The ideas follow on from my “Virus” series where i became obsessed by pixelated images. I followed on with the same concept of fusing pixels with organic objects, this time using animals as my ‘host’. These images  were created using computer manipulated ink drawings./ ./.


Well It Was My Intention.. /./.

Well it was my intention today to post some photos of new paintings from 2014./.. ./. But all of them are at my current show ‘Pecking At The Sidelines’ .././ You’ll have to wait until April 22nd . . . ..//. Here’s what i’m currently working on instead . ./ . /

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‘Old Crows’  Slate and Acrylic ob White Board. /. In Progress./

 


Pigeons. ./ That Peck At The Sidelines. .//.

Just some of the birds on display in ‘Pecking At The Sidelines’


They’re All Grown Up. / ../.

Love Birds// / ./ by PigeonNest.. ./

Yaaay Its here.. /  there’s finally some collaborations by myself and Frin./

After lots of brain storming we have found a way to fuse our two loves./. Painting and Sewing into one lovable package/. /. Go and take a look at Lovebirds by PigeonNest…/.
Theres still plenty more collaborations to come! And I’m so happy to start this journey. /.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Pigeonnest


New Patches. . /.//.

So ive done my part of the bargain and painted a bunch of pigeons./. They’ve all been cut out and attached to complimentary fabric ready to be made into all sorts!


Pecking At The Sidelines. / ././/. /

There’s been a few hitches and and a few spelling mistakes.. /. But Pecking At The Side Lines is up for a month. /./ 90 pigeons later./. and a whole bunch of new prints and paintings its definitely my most happy show to date./. Whats wrong with me. >?

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Heres a few pictures around the show… / / Incl the wall of pigeons/


Kokeshi City. . ././/. .

And heres another. ./ ‘Kokeshi City’ Both pieces are being displayed at the Painting Pottery Cafe Gallery, Brighton until the 4th of April 2014. Both pieces are currently for sale. Message for further details./ ./

Apologies for the abysmal photos . /.

Acrylic and posca on reclaimed canvas print.. / .


Pecking At The Sidelines. . ././. ./

I have a new show opening tomorrow at the lovely Painting Pottery Cafe Gallery, North Laine, Brighton. ./. ./
I quite excited for this show as it has a lot of new unseen pieces in and 100 original pigeons on display.. /./. Its set to be my most colorful show to date!
The show will run for a month../ . Private view TBC

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Empty Stomach. ./ ./…/ .

Only 2 days left.. .. / ./
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Sad In The City.. . /. .// .

A new piece ready for ‘Pecking At The Sidelines’ .. /.

This was painted on a reclaimed printed cityscape.. / .I have no idea why people buy big photos of dirty city’s to cover there homes with, when i get home i want to escape the cityscape i live in./ .


Pigeon Party.. /./ .

Something new in the studio../. Fabric pigeons ready to be sewn on to all manor of things/../ ./ Watch this space../ . and keep an eye on this shop, they’ll be available soon. . /. https://www.etsy.com/shop/Pigeonnest

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Slate Mountain.././. ./

A new slate portrait commission just completed. . /. /

Three friends took an epic journey mountain biking and wanted to commemorate it with a Belbin portrait../ .

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Hope you like it Anth. . / //.


Brrrrrrrrrrrd Brains… /. /…. /

The weather has been particularly shit so far this Jan,,., So I’ve spent all day everyday indoors going mad making pigeons for a new show TBA .././. 86 so far.. /. ///.  Here’s the process ./ (missing the sawing and sanding ./ who wants to see that)

The original piece of wood was in fact huge though././.


Valentines Love birds./. /…/.

So tomorrow it will be two weeks until valentines day/. /.

And in the spirit of things I’m going to get all soppy and offer buy one get one free on ‘Love birds’../. Choose your own colors and objects and i will paint the perfect matching partner for free.. /. /.

13 cm x 13 cm – £15 incl post
20 cm x 20 cm – £20 incl post

You can contact me directly via jbelbin@live.co.uk or you can order straight away via my shop/  ./.

http://www.freewebstore.org/jakob-belbin-arts1/index.aspx?pageid=1056698

Here’s some of the ‘Love Birds’ Featured in my previous exhibition ‘FRAGMENTS’


FLIM .. / / . Time In A Fish Bowl. / ./

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A while back now i was contacted by a guy who saw my show ‘Everything Changes’ we got talking about art and music and the blending of the two. /./. His name was Giovanni and i later found out that both he and his band we based in Italy. /. After mutually falling in love with each others craft I ended up doing the artwork for their newest release/. / .FLIM – Time In A Fish Bowl.

Now this week they will be releasing a track for free off the upcoming album, Due date Feb2014./.
Now i urge you to go and give these guys a listen, not just because i’ve done the artwork but because they really are awesome./ ./.

https://www.facebook.com/Flimtriomusic

I look forward to more projects like this in the future. /


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A New Portfolio. . . /. ./. 2012-2014


Personal Hygiene .././. The Virus./.

This series started with a fascination of pixelated videos and photos.The idea behind the ‘Virus’ series it takes the effects a virus can have on a computer or program and translates that into human form, like the body has a glitch or error.

Clockwise from left:

‘Tyrannosaurus Virus’ 54 cm x 67 cm
‘Burley Whites’ 58 cm x 80 cm
‘Big Woe’ 42 cm x 56 cm
‘Mammouth’ 57 cm x 68 cm

Acrylic, Spray Paint and Posca on Plywood


I Want The One I Can’t Have./.. …/. And It’s Driving Me Mad.//…./.

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‘I Want The One I Can’t Have’
Acrylic and Spray Paint on Plywood         50 cm x 50 cm

Painted Last Year…/. Possibly The Most Important Painting Of My Life./…/.


Build a Bridge To Her. . /. / /// . . /.

It has been nearly a year since i last saw this piece and it was painted over a year ago./ / /.
Now it is back and the bridge is in perfect condition //. May it last forever/.

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‘Build A Bridge To Her’ Acrylic on Plywood


Oh Christ. /.Mas. . ./ /.

Blogging wise it has been rather quite here in the build up to xmas, that’s because all of the paintings i was working on were in fact gifts and so obviously i couldn’t publish them. So here is a backlog of paintings. / /./.

The first wave was a fresh new batch of xmas pigeons, this time with a festive slant i have become only slightly obsessed by snow flakes. ./

The second wave of paintings was a set of portraits../. not something you’d associate with me.. and furthermore they were both painted on canvas./. another thing you would not associate with me. It s always a good thing to take my self out of my usual sphere of working, both of the canvases were still reclaimed and recycled and i feel like despite working from photographs i managed to inject plenty of Belbin hallmarks to the pieces.

And the final piece was, given the more soppy themes of my painting the most important as it was for my fiance .. . /
It was based a short story held close to her heart and a running theme though our long relationship ‘The Snow Goose’
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‘Fritha’ Acrylic, Spray Paint and Posca on reclaimed hardboard and Plywood