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.
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 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
I tend to go on a trip to do research. In February 2019 I am going to visit Kennedy space centre. I always take photos and from them I will develop some drawings. Those drawings will often then develop into large sketches that allow me to experiment with colour, texture and overall composition. … Continue reading Kennedy space centre visit
I have been thinking a lot about the space race and 50 years since the Apollo missions and started to do some sketches for work to celebrate this.my choice of colours comes from colour schemes in retro Sci-fi films like Silent Running . The grey and orange are often put together in space suits or… Continue reading Space Race