These are paintings I made to celebrate 50 years since the Apollo mission. They are based them on my amazing trip to Kennedy space centre earlier this year.
The five dinosaur drawings are for a project I did with students called ‘Jurassic Park reimagined’. It was to both celebrate 25 years since the films initial release and also as a nod to the difference in understanding of how dinosaurs may have looked since then and now.
I love retro tech, old school sci-fi art and 50s, 60s and 70s sci-fi movies. I like the graphics on old tech and I love ray guns. I grew up watching old science fiction films and couldn’t wait for a future of space ships, flying cars and blasters. Instead we got information communication technology, smart… Continue reading Future of flying cars?
60s forbidden planet style ray gun.
These two paintings are abstract pieces based on Apollo 11 moon landing area maps.
I love abstract and abstract expressionist artwork. I love seeing an artist take just shapes, colour texture and composition and create a wonderful painting with balance and presence. My own abstract art takes ideas from NASA flight paths, orbital mechanics and planetary photography.
My painting of the only Soviet reusable spacecraft launched into space – the Buran spaceshuttle.
I am fascinated by the Russian space shuttle Buran and saw one of the remaining ones in Moscow last year.
In the year 1998 my friend Dylan Crowe and I cycled coast to coast across the U.S.A. It was one of the most inspiring and life affirming adventures of my life. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of that ride. I decided to do some work to celebrate that as a present to Dylan. 2o years… Continue reading Trans-American 1998
I use a mixture of materials, some professional art materials, marbling inks, acrylic and oil paint. Copic markers and Household emulsion. I love the idea of using the same materials as the kids at my school use and not being tied down to any particular technique or material use. I aim to be as experimental… Continue reading Experimental Art Materials