KOOKS RESIDENCY

Early this year i was honored to be invited to hang work in Kooks restaurant in the North Laines of Brighton. It had just opened and it is beautiful inside. Fun, friendly and relaxed its a great place for a special date or a few drinks at their gorgeous bar. Framed prints and originals on board my work is changing as it sells. So if you want to check the work out first hand get down there and see it over a cocktail. 

LISSIE

THIS COMMISSION FROM NORWAY FROM A SELF CONFESSED SUPER FAN. IT CHALLENGED ME TO CAPTURE THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE EXTREMELY TALENTED LISSIE. FINE BLONDE HAIR AND FREE OF ANY OBVIOUS MAKE UP LISSIE DELIVERS HER HEARTFELT LYRICS WITH HER GUITAR AND BAND ALL OVER THE WORLD. THIS PORTRAIT IS MADE FROM THE LYRICS TO 'WHEN I'M ALONE'. A FEW TRIALS WERE DONE WHICH I STILL HAVE BUT THIS ONE WAS THE CLINCHER.

Mojomakerz

My first record sleeve commission finally came in 2015 from my good friend Ian James Stuart for this extraordinary album made in the depths of experimental play and fuses sounds from Europe, to the Americas to the middle east. A bleak and rich vision of rock and roll with strikingly visual soundscapes. And he wanted me to design the gatefold of this double vinyl album. Using parts of each song i constructed something that resembled the visions i had in his arm-chair while he and his collaborator Paul Hegarty showed me songs in the making behind a pile of equipment and instruments in Ians studio. 

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Ian Anderson

This is my first calligram commission in oil paint on board. For a passionate muso, he cites Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull as his opening into a world and later a career, of music. With the hands and the flute introducing new elements to my work, returning to oils to render this ginger bohemian performer in a whole new ultra-matt textured finish. More oils-based commissions are more than welcome!

The lyrics here are the warm-hearted earthy love song 'Wond'ring Aloud' from Jethro Tull's classic 1971 abum Aqualung.

WELCOME

WELCOME TO SCREENPRINCE.CO.UK ! ALL MY NEW WORK AND NEWS WILL GO ON HERE FROM NOW ON I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT. THANKS TO ALL MY CUSTOMERS AND COLLEAGUES WHO HAVE SUPPORTED ME OVER THE YEARS, MUCH LOVE, SCREENPRINCE XXX