Paintings from the air

Love this idea. Whenever I fly anywhere I am always the one insisting on having the window seat just so I can peer out of the window and covertly snap photos, even when they tell you to turn off all electrical devices! Painter Jim Darling has created a series of paintings inspired by his views … Continue reading Paintings from the air

The Pixel Painter

Many years ago, my younger brother created a computer picture of the Titanic using Microsoft Paint using an old inherited PC running Windows 3.1. He was fascinated by it and I have to say he did an amazing job. Unfortunately the image was lost but time moved on and he discovered Photoshop... I came across … Continue reading The Pixel Painter

Beautiful and innovative Tube posters

Love these posters from a bygone era. So much more artistic and colourful than the ads you see plastered all over the the transport networks today... Makes you feel all warm and fuzzy 🙂 It's Nice That : London Transport Museum shows 150 beautiful and innovative Tube posters. Further posters can be seen at an … Continue reading Beautiful and innovative Tube posters

Forgotten how to actually draw…

I used to love art at school / college. Actual sketching... with a pencil. Since becoming a computer bod designer, my sketching skills are somewhat rusty. I came across this site today and it contains a whole ream of lessons for getting back to basics. And best of all, its open source and free! Now … Continue reading Forgotten how to actually draw…

Modern Gig posters

I don't go to gigs these days... I wish I could but I don't seem to find the time. That said I am now working in an office where they all do and they've inspired me to listen to some new tunes and discover a few bands I wouldn't have normally listened to... M83, LCD … Continue reading Modern Gig posters

This is What Happens When You Give Thousands of Stickers to Thousands of Kids

Amazing explosion of colour at this art installation experiment in Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. A blank canvas of an everyday living space was built and painted white. Over the course of two weeks, the museum’s smallest visitors were given thousands upon thousands of colored dot stickers and were invited to collaborate in the transformation of … Continue reading This is What Happens When You Give Thousands of Stickers to Thousands of Kids