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Summer Review

Well, I am just starting my summer break and it is time to review what I have done in the past year, and what I want to do…

More stuff from the half body piece. Includes some scarring from the bicycle escapades of  @object17  #blackandgreytattoo #blackandgrey #dotworktattoo #dotwork #mathschaos #chaos #geometry #leg #legsleeve #dotworkers #crosses #cross #shards #freehand #arrows

half-body reprise

Some fresher shots of the earlier half-body piece.    

'Ingress' acrylic on canvas, 50x50cm, 2014.#painting #abstract #abstractart #graffism #circles #square #acrylics #acryliconcanvas #acrylicpainting #scifi #scifiart

Ingress

‘Ingress’ 2014. acrylic on canvas. 50x50cm. The colour temp of the photo is a little off, pink in the top left should be white!  

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Inchoate

Inchoate. 2014. Acrylic on canvas. 50x70cm.  

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squad

2008. Photo collaboration with a client of mine, photographer Jason Evans, involving digital and analogue manipulation of large format negatives.    

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Circles in the Landscape

In 2009/10 I was asked to help photographer Jason Evans with his submission for SHOWstudio’s The Fashion Body. Film by Chris Linaker Circles in the Landscape from chris…

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shadow water

2014. This piece is based around shadows and reflections on water, an exploration of the constantly changing surface texture. The customer’s own photographs were used as reference and…

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crystals & strands

2014. This piece is all freehand and incorporates several already existing tattoos, and a small amount of coverup.

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paintings in progress

2014 saw a return to painting, with more time and effort dedicated to it than I have ever managed previously. It is often difficult to find as much…

Finished. The top horizontal edge looks a bit stepped, but that is just an optical illusion due to the diagonal blocks. #backpiece #blackworkers #blackworkerstattoo #blackwork #shards #blocks #backpiecetattoo

shards in space

2014 freehand. I definitely would like to do more stuff like this… lots of fun.

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Black for 2015

Well another year has passed and it is time to reflect on how the coming year might play out. 2014 has been a bit of blur for me….

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Cradle

Acrylic on canvas 50x50cm 2014

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sketches & drawings on instagram

As stated in an earlier post, I tend to be all or nothing and with that in mind I have started another instagram account purely for my old…

'Black Sails' for @danblacksailstattoo #painting #exhibition #graffism #artistsopenhouses

black sails

  ‘Black Sails’ 2014 acrylic on canvas. 50x50cm Sold to Dan of Black Sails tattoo studio.

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old works

Examples of some paintings from 2012. From the ‘Pilots’ and ‘Blockscapes’ series. 18x24cm acrylic on canvas. All sold  

@axiostattoo getting ready. #brightontattoo #hovetattoo #axiostattoo

All Change

So, after 16 years at the same studio it is time to move on. My time at Temple Tatu, later to become Nine Boyces Street Tattoo, has given…

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Mural

Summer 2014. I decided to try my hand at doing a bit of graf. It was my first ever attempt at spraycans, I had no plan, and it…

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from the mountain

spring/summer 2014. Two three-quarter sleeves.

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of El Lissitzky

Spring 2014. Apologies for poor quality images.

Finally finished #graffism #sleeve #arrows #blocks #dotwork #dotworktattoo #blackandgreytattoo #pyramid

pyramid & arrows

Winter 2013.

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moods of the sea

Summer 2014

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arrowgraf

May 2014. These  photos are of the fresh unhealed piece.

Abandoned city sleeve #jungle #trees #blocks #blackandgreytattoo #blackandgrey #decay #buildings #sleevetattoo

abandoned city

Completed January 2014.

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bird

Sketch in steel, titled ‘Bird’. Approximate dimensions 30x35x15cm, 3mm steel rod, iroko base. August 2014.

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shards & hex

2013 extension to a previous half sleeve.

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facet disc

2013

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chaos explosion

2013/14.

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blockscapes

2013. A mix of my own structures mixed with M.C. Escher. Freehand. Apologies for the poor quality images taken from iphone.

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Piranesi and the Pyramid

2012

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random parts

2012/2013. Random pieces of geometric pattern mixed with parts from Hokusai prints.

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from 2012

Acrylic on canvas. 18x24cm. Spring 2012 #scifi  #blocks #graffism #acrylic #painting #nigelpalmertattoo

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acrylic on canvas

Done #sleeve #tattoo #dotwork #dotworktattoo #doandroidsdreamofelectricsheep #lutohin #nigelpalmertattoo

electric sheep

October 2013. A combination of my own work utilizing styles from Nikolai Lutohin. Photos of freshly tattooed work, posted from Instagram.  

Apologies for bombarding you with images, but there's a lot going on in this piece and I must admit that I'm quite proud of the achievement. 2011-2013. #leg #maths #dotwork #dotworktattoo #chaos #cross #maths #freehand #graffism #blocks #shards #scifi #brightontattoo #nigelpalmertattoo

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Half body suit. July 2011-October 2013. 27 sessions over 39 months. Imported from Instagram, so apologogies for some low res iphone shots.

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mnqn 2010

Painted mannequin from 2010. Acrylic paint, enamel, marker pen, paint pen, pastel pencil.

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mnqn 3-06

Painted mannequin from 2006. Acrylic paint, enamel, marker pen.

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mnqn 2-06

Painted mannequin from 2006. Acrylic paint, enamel, marker pen.

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mnqn 1-06

Painted mannequin from 2006. Acrylic paint, enamel, marker pen.

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cranial

Painting on canvas 2009. #painting #sky #birds #clouds #nigelpalmertattoo

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Painting on found wood, probably from 2010 #painting #birds #seascape #pier #nigelpalmertattoo

gulls

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continuum

zarathustra

thus spake zarathustra

lebbeus

lebbeus

lovers

the lovers

sun

sunshine

chaosleg

chaos leg

dirac

Dirac

From late 2011  

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Hex & Mucha

rain2

it rains

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robo-snake

artifact

artifact

it’s a thing, possibly from space…..2009 I couldn’t resist ‘borrowing’ from John Harris for the landscape.

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arrows

Upper arm 2009. Lower arm 2010. Upper arm graffiti image was provided, I’m not sure of the artist (for credit.). Central piece original graffiti. Background, inner arm, and…

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there be robots…

Finished 2010

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Escheresque & scaffold

Possibly a platform in space, using some Escher inspired infinite scaffold and impossible architecture. Also includes my own chain of irregular block artifacts. Finished end 2010.

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pixels

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blocks 09

Block sleeve. There was already a small tattoo in place using some Boris Tellegen designs. I was asked to extend this to a full sleeve….. 90% of the…