Tattooing

After a 9 month hiatus I am now back tattooing at the shop I was working at when I lived in London back in 2014, Black Garden Tattoo in Covent Garden.

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It's one of my favourite areas of the city to spend time in and it makes me happy to travel from East London into the city.  

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At the end of the street is the United Grand Lodge of England (which I will post about separately it's a fascinating building to take a tour of).  

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I get to work with some of my best friends I have some really great clients. I have had the pleasure of seeing some familiar faces (although I often say that I'm appalling at remembering faces but once I see your tattoo I can recall everything about you in an instant). 

Happiest in the launderette

If you know me you know my love of launderettes, can't beat a good one and I found this gem in Hackney today. All the best colours, just want to go home and paint.

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Kew Gardens

Took a trip to Kew Gardens to get some inspiration for some artwork I'm going to be doing. Such a beautiful place to get ideas. 

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Time for new projects

Invested in some new paints to have a play about with. Not tried the leather paints yet but excited to see what I can make... should be some new pieces in my shop soon.

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House move blues

Moved house, must get momentum going again! I like to have a settled inspiring area to work in so the multiple moves I've had recently have unfortunately been a bit detrimental to my recent output...

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Carboot treasure

One of my favourite places to find cheap and beautiful things to inspire me is a good carboot sale. The one at York racecourse is especially great, I went early this morning with my dad and found some bits that made me really happy. 

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Distractions

Something always seems to take precedent over drawing at the moment, so I figured if I doodle what is distracting me then it's a compromise...

Welcome To the Blog

Welcome to my new website! I hope you enjoy taking a look at my work. On this blog section I will be sharing with you with things I have illustrated from my everyday life and keeping you up to date with progress on projects I am working on. 

To start things off here is a self portrait done in indian ink on tracing paper.