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New Book Release
I am delighted to let you know that I have written a book about painting with unusual and organic materials.  The book which is released by Quarto Books, is now available on Amazon for Pre Order.  I will be releasing more details soon, including a bonus chapter that will be available for those who pre-order before the release in February.  The book is now available for pre-order here.

If you'd like to ask any questions just get in touch through my website or on social media :) thank you x
Feel the Sunshine - Detail
Painted in Ink and Tea on bockingford watercolour paper, see my page for the finished full size piece.

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Carne Griffiths
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
Born in Liverpool and spent much of his childhood drawing. Studied Illustration at Maidstone college of Art in 1992 graduating with a 1st class BA Hons in 1995, made a fellow of the college along with colleague Dan Baldwin. Together they curated the Shynola exhibition at Islington’s Candid Arts Gallery in 1996.

Early influences include the animated work of the Brothers Quay, the drawings of Andre Masson, Paul Klee and Leonardo Da Vinci as well as the influence of outsider artists Adolf Wolfli, Scottie Wilson, Henry Darger and the drawings of Antonin Artaud.

Started work with M. Hand & Company in 1999, A two year apprenticeship led to a 12 year career, becoming Creative Director and producing elaborate hand drawn embroidery designs for a range of prestigious clients including HRH the Prince of Wales, The Sultan of Oman, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Asprey, Chanel, Burberry and many of London’s Savile Row tailors, as well as designing for films The Last King of Scotland, Valkyrie, The Phantom of the Opera and costume embroidery design for the musical Wicked. In 2008 carne designed the front cover for the royal variety performances 80th anniversary.

First Solo show in Jan 2009 with drawings, based on the automatic process, and created the company 100sqft in November of 2009 bringing together artists from all backgrounds to show their work alongside established professionals, 100 pieces in a 10' x 10' grid

Pieces from the Harvest, Carne's new collection of work were shown at Arts AfterDark, Art Egg Studios in New Orleans in October 2010, the piece Rose appeared at the London Art Fair in 2011 represented by Eyestorm and at the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy.

Current Residence: East London
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Favourite genre of music: mixed bag
Favourite style of art: surrealist automatic drawing
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Favourite cartoon character: popeye
Personal Quote: lose yourself


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Ylianora Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Huge fan of your work! :)
linscreativeedge Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
you do beautiful work. i absolutely love your style
StrayQrow Featured By Owner May 4, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday :D
BraveMerenda Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
HAPPY BIRTHDAYY!! Celebration Trash Dove Trash Dove Diva (not my art) 
mecengineer Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
Happy Birthday!
shikomus Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
Happy Birthday!
Dezkaster Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
Happy Birthday!!!
Torn-B-I-a-S Featured By Owner May 4, 2018
happy birthday!
mich-spich Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just stumbled upon your artwork for research on an ib art project and I must say I am super impressed! The dedication and time you put in your work is very beautiful and inspiring, I just love it. Love 
tim-n-pens Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018  Professional
I am really digging your card series!
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