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


It’s a new and bright (albeit chilly) Saturday. Whilst you’re working out what to do with your precious weekend, I’d love to hear your suggestion for Wildcard Wednedsay. Blurt out a random word or phrase, I’ll pick one to use as a starting point for a drawing and then you get to see it on the street come Wednesday. What do you have for me?


What’s good, everyone? So, you know it’s Saturday today… that means two things for me: a distinct lack of couriers waking me up in the morning and asking you for your excellent Wildcard Wednesday suggestions. Let’s have another democratic one this week!

Suggest a random word or phrase (to maybe be chosen as a starting point for a sticker) and then ‘like’ any other suggestions you like. Whichever suggestion has the most ‘likes’ by Monday evening will become a sticker.