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15 August 2012

Bristol inspired live art battle in Taunton

I have been living in Bristol for a few months now. I decided to take some of the city to my home town of Taunton. So I held a live art battle in the style of a Secret Walls event. This was a test, a trial run, a first attempt as I dip my toe […]… Read more »
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23 April 2012

Artists and venue needed for live art battle trial event in Taunton

Do you want to take part in a live art battle in this little old town of Taunton? I am planning this trial event with view to taking it on tour around the South West in the future. The rules are simple, 2 artists (or teams) going head to head in a 90 minute art battle, […]… Read more »
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10 October 2011

2011 Chilli Crop Harvested

Another October and another successful crop of chillis from the year. Approximately one hundred and fifty juicy little twilight chillis all from one plant are now strung up and hanging in the window where they will dry and stay preserved for years to come. I use dried chillis in my cooking about once a week […]… Read more »
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30 September 2011

Korben Dallas paints beautiful girl playing fetch like a dog

Grrrrr, said the girl as she gently tugged on the rope. Check out the detail on the eyelashes! Booyeah!… Read more »
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2 April 2011

Monstercolors Vs Montana 94 Bemused Hmmm Face

Took some time to make the "Bemused Hmmm" face less cartoony and more photo-realistic.  It was my first piece since returning to painting and as such was not very good.  The patchiness of the fill-ins, the inconsistent colour of the two sides of the background and the annoying off-shape nostril had been bugging me for […]… Read more »
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12 April 2010

Cosmopolitan Taunton? Yeah whatever.

This may sound hard to believe but Taunton town centre was buzzing on Saturday afternoon.  There was a vegan food fair, rival groups of political campaigners and Elementz Street Dance Crew all taking advantage of the gorgeous weather.  I had a great day just wondering around mingling with my fellow Tauntonians.  Here's a few shots […]… Read more »
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11 June 2009

No! Come back! Please!

Yesterday lunchtime in a sunny town centre I started filming on a project that I have been wanting to do for about a year. I am very driven on this because not only do I have a rock solid concept in mind with an exact vision of how it should look, but I have a […]… Read more »
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