Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Wednesday, 30 May 2012
So a real labour of love recently has been learning how to be a amateur florist for Miaoux Miaoux's latest video. I designed and made the Skull Icon from scratch.. coughing up from the dust created by the floral foam when hacking it into some tangible semi-skull shape. Then with a delicate hand created the sweet-smelling nightmare. It's probably the happiest I've been with a project, with practically no budget. I made this work, and I'm very happy with the result! Wish there was more 'making of' shots, but it pretty much was me on my todd until the filming.
I'm working on some lighting textures and overlays for a new music video project to drop end of this month. These will also be turned into live visuals and if all goes to plan they will also be made into a small run of riso prints. (PLUS, I got the scroll ball thing on a mac mouse to work again..)
Thursday, 12 April 2012
Client - Middleboop
The brief was one simply for fun- make up your own band name, album name and then design the cover however you like!
I made up the phrase "It's not about a certain someone but it's about someone. I'm certain". An ode to exes come and gone that music and art is usually in reference to. A bespoke typeface was also created for this.
Thursday, 5 April 2012
The band are lost in a pale world playing the soundtrack to a dysfunctional relationship between two unlikely lovers with odd self destructive tendencies.
Directed by Gary Roberts
Design / Art Direction / Mask Design: Gary Roberts
Make Up: Amanda O'Shaughnessy
Edit / Post Production / Grade : Gary Roberts
Owl: Michael Baker
Burnt Girl: Amanda O'Shaughnessy
Art Assistants: Emily Fielder
Saturday, 10 March 2012
I have 2 projects I'm working on at the moment, that, now looking at them in an editing stage, deal with the journey and process in which time inhabits their overall existence.
Initially, whilst I was creating the work there was a moment of desperately wanting to keep the objects that I could see in front of me. These things had manifested from drawings that I had then worked to create 3-Dimensionally inputting a lot of time and love into them. The idea of degradation was to then change them into a state of ugliness but also expiration. One of the technicians I worked with, John Deveruex, showed me this video above of David Mach's work.
These words from Mach stuck with me and made me look at the entire project as the real piece of work rather than the objects themselves. The start, middle and end is the true artwork.
"It's a real ferocious act of creation, there's nothing destructive"