12.15.11

Tom French is a UK based contemporary image-maker, whose recent pieces are an exciting and interesting fusion of traditional fine art and urban techniques.
Born in 1982, and raised in the North East of England, he studied at the Newcastle school of Art & Design before going on to achieve a First Class Honours in Graphic Design from the Sheffield Institute of Art and Design.

He has since been pursuing his painting and illustration practice, drawing on his conceptual design experience and experimenting with stencil, spray paint & collage work. Now we can see a merging of these techniques, with striking results. His recent pieces show figurative charcoal characters merging to create greater darker forms; they are classic and contemporary, dark and beautiful, the mixture of textures hinting at underlying stories and adding depth to each piece.”

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03.26.11

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Who Stole My Bike is the illustration work of a Halifax, Nova Scotia-based artist who also runs a small apparel company called The Quarrelsome Yeti. He’s got some tasty doodles and full on excellent detailed illustrations in his Flickrfolio.

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11.19.09

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The instillation work of artist James Hopkins has been sweeping the art and design blogosphere for the last few weeks because of his stylish skull visuals. I was pleasantly surprised by the rest of his work though. Some of which is really amazing. See for yourself.

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07.29.09

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Jim is a ‘skull artist‘ pure and simple. I think a lot of people are over the whole skull thing but there is something more contemporary about Jim’s art that seems to draw more influence from ancient and even pagan ritualistic art.

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