Photography: Newcastle by night

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After having to give the beloved Canon 7D  back to my brother-in-law it was time I bought a new camera. I realised quickly I couldn’t afford a DSLR or frankly didn’t need one, as most of my photos are impulse shots on my travels so opted for the Canon EOS M3 which is loaded with […]

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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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Diversity & Perception

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I’ve recently started a new project harking back to my training as an artist/designer using some good ol’ analogue thermal facsimile techniques combined with street photography. The project is currently titled Diversity & Perception and aims to collate enough photographs of people from as many different backgrounds, countries, religion and ages based within my local […]

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Font Heaven!

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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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