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Font Heaven!

Typography

I’ve recently found an absolute gamechanger of an Adobe Illustrator plug-in called FontSelf™ and without exaggerating its amazing. What does it do? Simply create a vector of a font from an handdrawn example then vectorise using imagetrace or draw it using Illustrator then drag straight into the Fontself plug in panel which does all the hard work […]

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Tour de Yorkshire #1 – The Cleveland Centre

Sculpture

I’ve recently completed a new sculptural version of one of my street art pieces for the Tour de Yorkshire‘s arrival in Middlesbrough to be displayed within Middlesbrough’s Cleveland Centre in conjunction with Emmerson Marketing. The large Blue Tit on my very own vintage Raleigh sits pride of place in the Centre, created using a framework of […]

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Calligraphy: Practice Makes Perfect

Typography

Since a early age of about 13 I’ve always been fascinated by freehand type, taggin’ and graffiti handstyles, developing a unique style of handwriting through prolonged practice and a love of writing with pens and paper and collecting the tools of the trade from markers to handmade scribes from all manner of materials. I’ve recently […]

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Support your local art shop!

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Support your local art shop! I’ve recently made a number of rather nice purchases, mainly of vintage design studio materials from my local art store Hobson’s in Linthorpe, Middlesbrough. A real Alladin’s cave of an art shop not all organised and glossy like Hobbyc**** or similar multi-nationals but a quaint little operation and if i’m […]

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