The result of cracking thick paint layers off the stencil. Good as new!
Knights and skeletons, somewhere a holy grail.
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
…I don’t mind all the travelling but I wish we could get a better company car.
Thanks to Keith Lack for suggesting ‘send in the clowns’ for this week’s 23rd Wildcard Wednesday! What I lack in size, I think I make up for in placement!
Stuck between a cutlass and a sea place.
A thank you to Hayley Lewis for suggesting ‘closer to the edge’ for this week’s Wildcard Wednesday. You can’t go wrong with pirates.