I made rubbish comics in primary school and managed to trick other schoolchildren into buying them. I used to write cartoon series, animated films, draw stories and literally (though I was too young to know it) storyboard out all these silly films I had in my head. Then like over a year ago or so I discovered Adobe Flash CS4 and I was like whoa what, I can genuinely draw my own films? I wish...
I visited the Eadweard Muybridge exhibition at the Tate Britain a while back. Since I have this massive interest in animation, I thought it would make sense to study one of the great pioneers in motion film. Like most people, I’d seen the sequence of photographs illustrating a horse running. I had no idea Muybridge had taken these ridiculously intense, gigantic photographs of the...
I’ve concluded that acrylics are the spawn of the devil and oil paint reigns supreme. Acrylics dry so disgustingly quickly I can’t take my time with a painting otherwise the pallette turns into these horrible little mountains of discoloured goo. Die, acrylics, die. Fine Art taught me that I have a very ‘architectural’ way of drawing. Somebody said something about me...