Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Mini Paper Birds

Iv recently been working on some miniature paper birds which are scaled down versions of the Liberty Bird design. I thought id share them with you.

Friday, 7 October 2011

Ammo Magazine

This month sees the release of Ammo magazine's 8th issue, which features an interview with myself along with loads of great work from from some really top illustrators. Its a really beautiful little mag and at a really nice price. Click HERE To get your hands on a copy.
to find out more about Ammo magazine go to www.ammomagazine.co.uk

Friday, 19 August 2011

London Paper Cut Commission

Recently completed paper cut commission of London's famous skyline.
Hand cut 180gsm paper
60cm x 42cm

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

White Liberty Bird

A private commission to create a white and grey paper bird based on the Liberty bird design.

Friday, 8 July 2011

Hermés Installation

Iv been working with visual stylist Nikki Docker over the last few weeks helping her create work for a series of Hermés window installations based on the theme of travel and adventure. I was commissioned to create series of paper chickens and paper boats at various scales for the windows, which will be situated across the London, Dublin and Manchester stores. The work is currently being installed.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Win a Liberty Bird!

The Crafts Council are running a whirl wind competition for a chance to win one of my Liberty Birds! For a chance to win just send an email 'twitter craft' to competition@craftscouncil.org.uk and you will be automatically entered into the prize draw. Be quick though, the competition ends at 5pm on Friday the 10th of June!!
I will be making two brand new birds which i will be donating to the Council Council who will then be passing them on to one of you lucky people. Good luck everyone.

Monday, 6 June 2011

Work featured in Blankpages Magazine

Check out the recent issue of Blankpages Magazine, which features my work on the cover and an artists profile.
Blankpages is a monthly magazine issued by Blank Media Collective, a manchester based creative organisation set up to support emerging artists. To find out more go to http://www.blankmediacollective.org/

You can read the new issue of Blanpages here

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

'Paperworks' Exhibition

Im excited to say i will be showing a number of paper pieces for the 'Paperworks' exhibition at the Civic in Barnsley.
The works i will be exhibiting will be the 'Dust Clouds in the Eagle Nebula' giant paper cut, along with my paper cut leaf series 'The Winds in the Trees are the Ghosts of Dead Leaves'
The show, which is currently touring across the UK, will be at the Civic from Thursday the 9th of June until the 26th of August. For more information on the show please click here

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Craft House Concept Exhibition

I will be exhibiting some of my paper birds at Craft House Concept in Edinburgh from the 2nd of June until the 17th of July. The birds will be exhibited and be on sale along with other paper art works from a group of selected paper artists across the UK.

Friday, 20 May 2011

Live drawing at the Hepworth grand opening

image: charcole test drawing by Andy Singleton and Richard Sweeney

Myself and Richard Sweeney will be creating a large scale charcole drawing live at the grand opening of the Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire's land mark new gallery. The event will be held over two days, the 21st - 22nd of May. For more information on the event and the Hepworth gallery go to www.hepworthwakefield.org

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Gestalten's Papercraft 2

Big thank you to Gestalten for featuring my work in their new publication 'Papercraft 2'. Its really amazing to featured alongside so many great paper artists, its a beautiful and inspiring book.

Thursday, 7 April 2011

The Gerald Exhibition!!

Lazerian Studios put out an open call out to artisits, illustrators and designers for a chance to create a design for their mascot 'Gerald'. The chosen artists will then have their 'Geralds' go on a super tour around multiple galleries and venues. I am excited to say i am one of the chosen artists and will designing a 'Gerald' of my very own in the coming months.

There are really amazing artists involved in this great project and i think its going to be something really special. For more information and to find out about other exhibiting artists go to blog.lazerian.co.uk.

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

'They Loved What They Found' Crafts Council and Liberty Commission. New Images.

Images by ©Sylvain Deleu 2011

Here are some new images of the installation in progress and the finished installation taken by photographer Sylvain Deleu. I think they look really beautiful. Thanks Sylvain.

Friday, 11 March 2011

Crafts Council and Liberty Installation complete!

Here are a some images of the now finished paper installation commissioned by the Crafts Council and Liberty. The Window will be installed for a duration of 5 weeks and the internal works for a 3 month period.

Big thanks to the Crafts Council, Liberty and everyone else who made the project possible.

More images coming soon.

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Sneak Peek: : Liberty Birds

Here is a sneak peek at what i have been working on for Liberty. The work will be fully installed by the 10th of March. More images coming soon.

Saturday, 5 February 2011

'They Loved What They Found' Crafts Council and Liberty Commission

I am very excited to tell you I have been commissioned by the Craft Council and Liberty to create a installation at the Liberty store in London after proposing my concept to them earlier this week. The image above shows test pieces i created that formed part of my proposal.
The installation, which is called 'They loved what they found' will make up part of Liberty's Stationary Room and will be constructed entirely from paper. The work will be fully installed and ready to view by the 10th of March.

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Coral Reef papercut commission

A private commission i recently completed. Inspired by beautiful and complex coral reefs, the piece was hand cut over about 3-4 days from 170gsm acid free paper stock. The piece is 29cm x 21cm in size.