The day to day musings of a mural artist as he goes about painting marvellous murals anywhere that people will let him.
|Posted on November 6, 2013 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
We have just finished painting the Hawkenbury Pub that we paint every year for Christmas. This is the 5th year and we have gone all red, gold and green which makes a striking change to previous years. The design goes all the way around the building and you can find more picture of it by clicking here.
It all gets painted over in the new year so get the chance to see it while you can!
|Posted on October 11, 2013 at 6:30 AM||comments (0)|
Due to a postponement in work we have had this week free to work on our own projects so we have taken the opportunity to finish painting the company van. The passenger side was painted in enamel using an airbrush, the drivers side was painted using acrylics and spray cans. You can get a lot more depth of colour and detail using an airbrush, but it is also a lot more time consuming!
|Posted on October 3, 2013 at 5:55 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 25, 2013 at 6:10 AM||comments (0)|
We recently painted a woodland mural at Ottershaw Infant School and this week we have been back to finish this one in the Junior School. This one is a little more grown up and the focus is on the two pupils walking through the trees towards the sunrise. Emily and Archie, who are standing in front of the painting, posed for me so I could paint them in the mural.
|Posted on September 23, 2013 at 5:00 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 17, 2013 at 5:20 AM||comments (0)|
We have just completed the first of two woodland murals in an infant and primary school. The scene has all the class name animals included in it and took us one week to complete.
|Posted on September 3, 2013 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
It has been a while since my last post and that is because we have spent the past 4 weeks working on this large outside wall at a catholic primary school in Greenford, West London. We painted this during the summer holidays so it has been eerily quiet without the children around but the weather has been fantastic!
The wall is 132 feet long running from 7 to 12 feet high and we painted it to look like large stained-glass windows each depicting a story from the bible. The school is called Our Lady of the Visitation so the Virgin Mary takes pride of place in her own window in the centre.
|Posted on July 28, 2013 at 5:10 PM||comments (0)|
Two festivals in two weekends! Last week was Evolution at the Glades and this weekend it was Art in the Park at Milton Creek, just round the corner to me!
This is what we painted!
|Posted on July 21, 2013 at 5:45 PM||comments (0)|
The Glades Shopping Centre in Bromley has been rebranded as Intu Bromley and as part of that rebranding they had an arts festival throughout the mall with the theme of evolution. Bromley council asked me to paint a mural to go with this theme on one of the empty shop fronts and I chose this 3m x 3m wall.
The mural was painted over 2 days. The slogan reads "Look where you are going, Remember where you have been." If you notice the girl's eyes in the mural you can see rainforest trees reflected in them. I would like to thank Mia for agreeing to stand in the photo to give the painting scale.
|Posted on June 24, 2013 at 8:10 AM||comments (0)|
I painted this on the back wall of Bailey's Coffee Shop in Sittingbourne.
She's called Poppy. Poppy is a figment of my imagination rather than someone I know, but I thought she encapsulates that creative, free-spirit that is found in so many people from Swale.
Poppy stands at 16ft high and was painted on the day of the town carnival as part of the celebrations and attractions.