“Why don’t you take your birds to shows?” she asked me. Falconry is actually not displaying birds at shows. The obvious problem with falconry as a display is that these birds are trained to chase down and kill small things, often other birds. So, if James was actually to fly his best bird the firstContinue reading “Falconry in the Wind”
The land that Hartlebury Castle sits on was granted to the Bishop of Worcester by King Burghred in the late 9th century, although the foundations of the building that now stands here are believed to date back to the 13th century. Since the 12th century, it has been a centre of ecclesiastical and administrative powerContinue reading “Hartlebury Castle (The Bishop’s Palace)”
For many people the Bristol Harbour festival is an opportunity to celebrate the heart of the beautiful city, and the harbour itself. In 1802, famous architect William Jessop proposed installing a dam and lock at Hotwells to create the floating harbour and a £530,000 scheme was approved by Parliament. Construction began in May 1804 andContinue reading “BRISTOL HARBOUR FESTIVAL 2018”
Dad’s dog Max Mad Max the Scarlet Fox, is not a fox but a Rough Spanish Collie dog. But, when he’s running towards you bounding out of the bushes you can be forgiven for thinking you were under attack by a beast of the forest. Mad Max can dance and roll over for a tummyContinue reading “Animal Prose Poem”
looking for inspiration? Or fellow artist? Well maybe start with WorkBook. They are a great site to link up or explore who is out there and what is popular in the industry at the mo. http://www.workbook.com
from modelling clay to cardboard cut outs. You can still be 3D and not be called an animator. Illustrations are still frames animators are moving frames. In our own way we do the same…. Carry the narrative to the viewer.
Layering Your art work Over Your photos
Having fun with downloadable and free fonts Note: it’s always a good idea to change the opacity of a font layer to let a little of your picture layer though. It helps carry the line for the viewers eye.
Established in 2004, art collective LE GUN create idiosyncratic imagery which blends a punk, occult, pop and surrealist aesthetic. As well as being the producers of their cult self-titled magazine, the group is internationally recognised for their enigmatic installations and art shows. We were lucky enough to spend the day with Rob and Neil onContinue reading “LE GUN Workshop. “