Posts tagged “human

From the bottom of my heart. . ./ .//.. /./.

I have been so rubbish at posting absolutely anything for a good year now./../.I put it down to getting married. /. From the bottom of my now full heart i’m so very sorry. . //.

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Courting a new art form. . /./.

Glitch Courtesan WATERMARKSince i exchanged the brush for the pen my work has changed so dramatically, while it still holds the hallmarks of my fine art, it has grown into a completely different monster. . /./.

‘Courtesan /./. GLitch’

 


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Make A Thousand Paper Cranes . . ././/. . /.///.

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Walking The Plank. . . .. …/. ///. .

Its finished! The biggest drawing i’ve done in a while and the first finished piece of 2015.. . /. . I give you a pirate themed sleeve with a slightly more modern take on it. I’ve mixed up the order and scale of the main themes, where in most sleeve the ship takes center stage, I’ve given credence to the octopus and compass and added a huge abstract paint smear which blends into the waves instead of filling exclusively with flowers and treasure.. ././. .I am very pleased with how its turned out. /

Full sleeveWATERMARKEDPirate sleeve Commission ../ .Black ink and Blue Posca on Card
75cm x 30 cm

Below.. Close-ups.


Scrub Tha Decks. .. .././.. . ./ .

Making progress on the pirate full sleeve design.. . /. /. Finished pictures to arrive tomorrow. . /


All Hands On Deck!!!!.. . . / ./…/

Working on a new commission, a full length pirate sleeve, drawn to scale./. . ./ .
The brief was to include an octopus, a pirate ship, a compass and a pirate pin-up girl./ I decided to keep it quite traditional, so after a bit of research i also included treasure, black roses , an anchor and coral to fill up the gaps and tie the whole piece together./.

After a days work i managed to get pretty much the full outline inked and the blue water/paint smear filled and tidied up./.
The rest of the piece is going to be shaded with black ink for a  dark high contrast finish./

So far.. . .. /././


Shogan Glitch. . . ./../.

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Shogan Glitch Tattoo Design.. . /./../. Black ink and Posca on card. /


‘A Christmas Carol’/ / /.. ./ .

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The finished product. . ./../ The newest piece of fine art i have created for quite some time./ (i’ve been busy designing tattoos) and for those veteran followers it will come as a surprise that it is in fact a celebration of Christmas. ./. I’m clearly softening up.

‘A Christmas Carol’
Black and Red Ink on Distressed Paper
A3
20/11/2014

This is now available in limited edition print and can be posted in time for xmas.. .//.. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141481091823?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649./.. Alternatively you can contact me privately and order personally (jbelbin@live.co.uk)

All prints will be hand numbered and signed and delivered tied with ribbon for just £20.

Not forgetting those not so friendly with Christmas http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/141457845819?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

 

 

 


Franz’s Many Heads Left Scattered On The Beach.. . . ./// ./

Today i took a walk along Brighton beach with a bag of heads.. ././. . ../. Though i felt a bit bad for leaving them there, i didnt think they’d last long and at the very least they’d be returned to a natural origin.. / ./. So my conscience wasn’t too heavy i left with a couple of buckets of beach rubbish,  leaving the beach better than i found it.,. . ..// .

These slate paintings were painted over two years ago, from a series of photographs i took at a small intimate gig at the Bargate Monument in Southampton. The head in question was that of Franz Nicolay.. . /. Good bye Nicolay. /.


Koi Blimey!!?. . . ////.

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Glitch Koi (small)

Expanding on the ideas of bringing classic Japanese tattoo bang up to date/.. Glitt—-chE/D KOI F¦¦¦s+.. /.


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Flower Fringe.. ./ ./ .

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N000+H |\/|. ..@Ask. / .

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Noh Mask Glitch Tattoo Design.. ./. A3 Ink on Card


News Papers Make Me Sad.. . /./.

Free art drops today in Brighton.. . …/./.


Primeval Sketch.. /. /.

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A recent commission for a good bunch of guys, The guys in question are a local Punk band called Primeval Soup, who as well as preaching against wrong doings in the world and standing up for what they believe in they actually fight it.. ./. Raising money for charity, hunt sabotaging and boycotting . ../. This art work is designed to couple with a track focusing on animal rights, and whilst i am a vegetarian myself i’ve never had the guts to take it as far as these guys.. ./ . More to come. /.


Life. . /In Little Pieces. . . . ././.

The more i practice for the art of Tattoo the more my half finished ideas of art and expression slip away, today i sought to rekindle one such project, changing the pen for the brush to take on an old adversary

In 2012 i started a series entitled ‘Life In Little Pieces’.
The idea was to create a wall of 12 ‘saints’ all of which have had their place in my life past and future. essentially they are all self portraits  /. They would be exhibited in a row, like the imposing art in a christian church, but take on a more gothic and self reflecting tone. Rather than these idols that celebrate the idea of virtue and sacrifice i wanted to focus on the parts of humanity which we might not want to fully admit, misdeed, alienation, heartbreak and ultimately, mortality.

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Today’s two new additions means that there is only one more step to complete this long forgotten project././ The hardest step ‘Passing The Seed’./.


Tattoo Design Sheets. . . //. . ./

Here are some of my most recent work sheets for tattoo design. . . ./././. As you can see it is heavily slanted towards Japanese themes of design.

I do take commissions and can be contacted via email or facebook../. jbelbin@live.co.uk facebook.com/jakobbelbin


Dragon vs Samurai.. / ./. . ./ . // .

Dragon Samurai

 

‘Dragon vs Samurai’
Black Ink on Paper


CRAWWW. / //. .

This is a new chest piece I’m working on..It’s done to scale using black ink and posca pens  //. There’s gonna be a lot more tattoo designs coming this way over the next week or so. . / . Its nice to be sat back at a desk drawing in comfort. /. 🙂

Still loads more colouring to do for the background/. But you get the idea


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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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./ ./.


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.. / .


Empty Stomach. ./ ./…/ .

Only 2 days left.. .. / ./
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