When I found out that Threadless were running a challenge to design a tee shirt inspired by science, this immediately came to mind. As Breaking Bad draws to an end, this is my stupid tribute to one of the greatest tv shows of my lifetime. Yeah Science! Scoring here
Defending the Fantasy Genre with Terminal Intensity (for the official Edgar Wright show at Gallery1998) – 18” x 12” (numbered edition of 30)
My friends and I fell head over heels in love with Spaced when we first saw it on Channel 4 over a decade ago. The general predicament of the characters, the countless references to pop culture from our generation raised by VHS and Playstation, it was as if our own minds had somehow collectively made a sitcom without any of us knowing about it, and made it far more amazing than we ever could have imagined. To this day I don’t think I’ve connected with any television show in such a visceral way.
So, when I was invited to contribute to the exhibition, after already having created artworks inspired by Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim, it just felt like a good time to return to the seminal show. When I started to think about what to do, it became clear that all the main characters needed to be in there, and as many of the minor ones I could squeeze in too, so something rather epic began.
Skipping to the end (!) I could call it a labour of love, but it didn’t really feel like labour at all.
The show opens Tuesday, August 20th, and remaining prints will be available online at some point after that.
My work here is done.
Yesterday I got a subscribtion by a young talented graphic designer from London called Wharton.His works are very playful but they got a deep message. The shirt designs for threadless are awesome. I think I’m gonna buy me a shirt.
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The fifth installment of fanartfriday features Daenerys Targaryen of Game of Thrones-fame.
I’d kind of been waiting for this request, she’s my favorite character on the show, so I kinda went all in on this one. Hope you like it.
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My design supporting Adopt a Shelter Cat month is up for scoring.
Please head over and score it if you’d like to see it printed.