I’m a firm believer in the theory that creativity is at its peak in the hours where the normal sleep soundly. I’ve often found it either hard to sleep, or hard to separate a vivid dream from reality, and have just learnt to work with it. Inspired by my dreams, sleeplessness and love for characters, my art has been described as ‘quirky, bold, colourful and a little unsettling’.
My cousin recently took a trip with his camera to Iran and met some really interesting people. There are a lot of great photographic blogs out there, but the images from Jai Brodie’s trip to Iran are a real journey in themselves.
When I saw these amazing limited edition posters for my favourite band of all time FAITH NO MORE, my head exploded. Check out Faith No More and other band posters created by artists such as Drew Millward, Gary Baseman, Dale Flattum, Alan Forbes and many others.
Xiuyan Zhang’s artworks seem to move before your eyes. Smooth lines, somewhat chilling and yet intriguing characters and an Eastern style, how can you look at this art and not feel a sudden urge to draw?
When my boyfriend and his mate introduced me to Melt Banana, my inner Japan-quirk-obsessed self squealed. The only way I can explain Melt Banana is to tell you to imagine what it would sound like if punk Robots of the future made music with a squirrel on Vox. Yep, they’re awesome and I’m utterly obsessed [...]
I can only pity the colourblind when entering the surreal world of Japanese artist Yosuke Ueno. There’s an incredible energy that seems to pop out of each rainbow artwork and the characters are just a little bit loveable.