Blood Roots (2022)
I was asked to create a cover/poster for a local flower show. I’m not entirely sure this is what they had in mind, but I enjoyed myself. Maybe they were after something a little more “village craft fair”… 2D digital composition created in Procreate on iPad Limited edition of 10 available on Opensea
Self Portrait in the Red
I try to paint a self-portrait every year, and as 2022 was quickly slipping away, I thought I’d better get a move on. Painted in 3 hours on my old iPad Pro (gen 2) using Procreate (acrylic brush).
A collection of 1/1 digital collages, hand-painted in Procreate on iPad, using AI assets generated by ArtBreeder’s Collage beta Even though my artwork is very formal in appearance, the creation process is largely based around embracing chance, accident and chaos. This element usually comes from doodling or photography (specifically stills from videos), but for this…
A series of 2D digital compositions all created using the same image asset. I thought that they had the feel of a 1970s rock vinyl sleeve so I mocked one up for a fictional Wolfmother album. These have all been created on the iPad using Procreate and Mextures apps, and are available as 1/1 NFTs…
My Apple “Start Something New” portrait series is available on Opensea Back in 2015, Apple commissioned me to produce a series of paintings on their iPad Air 2. These portraits were to be exhibited on their website and in Apple Stores around the world, along with artwork by 12 other international artists. Produced using Procreate,…
NFT for mental health
Scrolling through Twitter last night, it was moving to read so many personal accounts relating to mental health, the conversation triggered by Roman Kemp’s BBC iPlayer documentary looking at the rise in male suicide. In the past, I’ve used my artwork to work through difficult moments in my life. I was fortunate enough to get…
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.
I have a couple of presentations coming up this winter and thought I’d take this opportunity to experiment with some quick paintings using Procreate on iPad Watch the video process
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.
James (2018) Painted on the Microsoft Surface Pro using Autodesk’s Sketchbook Pro
Self portrait facing forward (2018)
Self portrait facing forward (2018) Painted on the Microsoft Surface Pro using Autodesk’s Sketchbook Pro
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…