It really has been a busy few months!
First, i finished off the mural in Hendra with the group of teenagers. I'll be posting some photos soon, so you can see what all the fuss was about!
Then i got commissioned by Newquay Airport to customize a life size fibre glass cow for the Jack's Cow Project here in Cornwall! After that i had a poster to do for the OceanDaze music festival, which involved painting a surf board and then photographing it!
Then i moved to a new studio, which is amazing! It has views over the bay in Penzance, taking in St. Michaels Mount! And now i'm starting work on a load of new paintings, and more poster artwork for DJ
The Workshops roll on! As we get closer to our deadline, things are starting to slowly come together. This comes as some relief really, but there is still a hell of a long way to go!
We've kind of got some idea of content and style of how the piece will look. It's quite hard to visualize something so big, when we haven't really nailed down any definite images. But through a bit of coaxing, the guys in the group have given us dribbles of input as to what they'd like to see on the wall.
Wednesdays session helped us develop an idea for how part of the background will look. We had a longer session this time, and it seemed to help the group conc
Mural Workshop - 2nd Session
Yesterday we moved the workshop to the Dracaena Centre in Falmouth. It was a bit harder for the group to get to, so i wasn't expecting a big turn out! Surprisingly though, there were more in this group than the one in Truro last week.
Me and John Mackenzie, who works for Addaction and organised this whole project, picked up 2 lads from their social services house in Camborne. These 2 guys had been quite vocal in last weeks session about some of the things that they'd been getting up to, and about what trouble they'd been getting into! I don't think it's appropriate here to mention any incidents, but lets just sa