Digital Painting workshop
I was fortunate enough to spend the day with 5 groups of pupils at a school in Hampshire to deliver iPad painting workshops. Focusing on still life and portraiture, I used iPads and Autodesk Sketchbook to demonstrate some of the advantages digital painting has over traditional mediums.
Art in Action: London
I was invited to talk at the Training Partnerships’ Art in Action day in London, alongside Royal Academy President Rebecca Salter, Turner Prize nominee Richard Billingham, and award-winning set designer Tom Piper MBE. My talk was introducing an audience of 900 AS and A-Level students to the Mobile Digital Art movement and included a short…
Digital Painting Art Class
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester 27th April – 11th May I’ll be running a couple of digital painting art classes at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester this spring. For more information and to book your place, visit their website: https://pallant.org.uk/whats-on/saturday-art-classdigital-painting/
BIMA awards 2018
Live artist – London I was at the 2018 BIMA awards with Microsoft, demonstrating the Surface Studio’s capabilities as a digital artists best friend. Throughout the evening I chatted with guests and completed a series of portraits using the Studio and Autodesk’s Sketchbook Pro.
Festival of Marketing
Tobacco Dock, London I was invited by Microsoft to demonstrate the Surface line-up at the Festival of Marketing at London’s Tobacco Dock. Working on the new Surface Pro and the magnificently grand Surface Studio, I created portraits of the guests to give away.
Barcelona Arena, Barcelona Brand2Life wanted a piece of art created, at the VMWorld Europe conference in Barcelona, to celebrate the wide demographic of VMWare users. I spent the two days working with a Photographer to create a series of quick digital portraits using Surface Pro and Autodesk Sketchbook Pro. These paintings will be used online…
Microsoft Surface UK launch
Oxford Street, London I was invited to the UK launch of the new Surface line-up; Surface Pro, Surface Laptop and Surface Studio. Taking place on the roof garden of John Lewis on Oxford Street, I had a chance to demonstrate the new hardware to the press and public.
Guest Speaker – Training Partnerships
London Institute of Education, London I was invited to talk about the Mobile Digital Art movement and to demonstrate my processes as a digital painter. The Logan Theatre at UCL was packed with almost 900 A-level art students listening to presentations by myself, Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry, photographer Martin Parr and designer Rebecca Wright.
Drawing from Hockney: Tate workshop
Tate Britain, London I worked with Tate Britain to write and deliver a four week course on digital art to work alongside their David Hockney exhibition Beyond his iconic oil paintings and photographic collages, in more recent years, David Hockney has also become known as the world’s foremost iPad painter. Using the iPad drawings from…
Featured artist – Microsoft commercial
I was featured by the Microsoft Surface Team in the UK for a promotional film demonstrating the advantages of using Surface Pro 4 and Adobe Creative Cloud to create digital art on the move. The finished film can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpT378gr3ho
V&A Museum – iPad art workshop
Victoria & Albert Museum, London I worked for the V&A digital art curator to write and deliver an iPad portrait painting workshop. The session was aimed at beginners and lead them through building up portraits using the Procreate app, before letting them loose on the Museums world famous works of art.
Guest speaker – Training Partnerships
University of Warwick, UK I was very proud to be asked back to speak at the Training Partnership Creative Process lecture series, this time hosted at the Warwick Arts Centre. My talk covered the short history of the Mobile Digital Art movement, tips for promoting your work online, and ended in a demonstration of portrait…