Guess what I started working on this morning…
And the bold are hungry!
Thanks to Filippos Giannakopoulos for suggesting ‘fortune favours the bold’ for this week’s Wildcard Wednesday stenciled sticker. We got a handful of these up around Birmingham’s ‘Thinktank’ science museum inbetween bouts of rain.
I went to see the latest Star Wars film on Christmas eve with Mrs Pahnl and friends. It made me realize it was the first time I had seen the yellow scrolling Star Wars text on the silver screen. I had seen it parodied so much, I thought I was watching a satire and let out a little laugh. Before long though, I was well into it and loved how it harked back to the older films with the dated wipes!
Thanks to Siobhan Blackmore for suggesting ‘a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…’ for this week’s Wildcard Wednesday.
All those little glasses of sherry add up across a night and, even with his portly physique, can take it’s toll on Santa.
Merry Christmas guys, enjoy the break, the food (and drink), family and friends! Thanks to Dave Bowcutt for suggesting ‘bad santa’ for this week’s festive Wildcard Wednesday. The dogs are on shift this year!
I started out over a decade ago spraying the sort of thing most stencil artists cut their teeth on, which is running chopped up photos through a cocktail of Photoshop filters and spraying them with no regard for underspray or, indeed, overspray. I was painting dogs and cats before I was painting Pahnl dogs and cats but let’s take it back to the beginning. Here’s a snippet of some stencils from the early days…
I think we can all agree this is very edgy and brought great change to the world. Okay, it didn’t but stencil art is intrinsically linked with politics and before I had my own voice, it’s all too easy to ape what everyone else is doing. Nevermind all the underspray or blotchy torch. Continue reading