Over the last month or so I’ve also been working with Bear’s Den of Communion Records which has been great. They asked me to produce a poster for their current European tour for the Without / Within Tour. I based the artwork on their track Sahara, the band themselves designed a seal for each town they played that incorporated bears which I also made part of the print. I will have a limited amount of prints to sell at the end of their tour in my etsy shop.
Earlier in September I designed and printed a run of posters for the European tour for Laura. The brief was ‘demonic but no demons’ which I think I managed to pull of well! The hands in the poster are Laura’s! I had the pleasure of going to see her at Symphony Hall in Birmingham as well which was great, a really stripped back set – just Laura and a guitar. The posters have possibly sold out, I will post a link to her site if they have any left in the future.
Finished the last of the prints for Daughter today with the prints for their sold out Shepherds Bush Empire gig on the 29th. Over the last few weeks I’ve also been working with the band Bear’s Den over the last few weeks to design a print for their upcoming tour… now to start printing for them! They have been supporting Daughter in the US leg of their tour as well as Mumford and Sons.
Have a listen to Bear’s Den here :https://soundcloud.com/bearsdenmusic/sets/bears-den-ep-without-within/s-O9xIr
Their tour starts in Leeds on the 1st of November!
Had a great weekend working at the Wychwood Festival in Cheltenham over the last few days. I designed this print in a limited edition of 50 to celebrate the festival. Next year is their 1oth anniversary, you can buy early bird tickets at amazing prices for the next few days at http://www.wychwoodfestival.com This weekend they had the amazing Public Service Broadcasting, Lucy Rose, The Wedding Present and Caravan Palace.
I also designed a bag for them this year :
I was having a bit of a clear out the other day and came across this painting I did for The Wychwood Festival as a proposal in 2010. Haven’t worked like this for a long time now and had forgotten how much I liked painting. Must do some more paintings!
The line up for this years’ festival is coming together currently. Have a look here : http://www.wychwoodfestival.com.
In addition to making all of the regional posters for the current Daughter tour I have also done a limited print for their sold out Hackney Empire show on the 24th of January. I made just 100 A2 size prints for this show. I’m really starting to get into drawing architecture – particularly when its as amazing as Hackney Empire! Again, I have a limited amount of prints that I will be selling after the show. Here are a few shots of them being printed.
Daughter’s tour started in Norwich last night despite the snow. I have produced a run of A2 sized 3 colour prints for the regional dates around the country. There are only 25 prints for each night of the tour – each one is specific for that venue. I am told they flew out last night in Norwich which is good to hear! Here are a few shots I took during the printing process. I will be selling a limited amount of prints from each night of the tour at the end of January, details to follow.
I’ve been working with the band ‘Daughter’ in the last few weeks to produce a print for their tour starting in Norwich on the 14th of January. I’ve produced a 3 colour A2 print for the regional dates and a separate one for the sold out Hackney Empire date. I’ve been working on my test prints today and all is going well. I will post the Hackney print in the next week or so when I have done the test prints. There will be a separate print for each night of the tour which will be limited to 25 per night, all will be signed and numbered.
This last week I have been working with Norweigen band Katzenjammer. They have been doing really well recntly and are slowly building a following in the UK. The poster I have produced is for their gig at the Opera in Oslo on the 15th of September 2012 – tickets availablehere :
I designed the background to the poster and put it all together whereas the drawing of the band has been drawn by Sol from the band. Its been a while since I’ve worked in this style but nice to get back to it!
Have a listen to some of their music here – they are a great band live and comeing back to the UK for a short tour in October and November.
Have a listen to them or better still go and see them!
Over the last week I have been working on front prints for the t-shirts and hoodies and Wychwood Festival. Have gone for a two colour print which should look great on the different colours of shirt they have this year. Lots of great bands playing this year including James, Hawkwind, Bellowhead and Duke Special to name but a few.
More info can be found here : http://www.wychwoodfestival.com