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I’ve just installed my ‘Art Deco Uplighter’ in the home of the lucky person who bought it from my show!

To my surprise they actually wanted it as a downlighter – luckily that made very little difference to the way it needed to be affixed to the wall and I must admit it worked really well that way around. The halogen bulb throws a very attractive pattern on the wall and the light cast is just the right strength / warmth.

Here’s a very quick shot – I wish I had made more of them!!

Art Deco 'downlighter' in action

Art Deco ‘downlighter’ in action

 

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New steampunk poster

Here’s a shot of a new bespoke poster I’ve just produced for someone as a result of my recent exhibition.

Xmas steampunk poster

Xmas steampunk poster

It features a custom background to complement the wording, and has been framed in a white, A3 sized mount and frame.

Perfect for any steampunk-themed Xmas present – do get in touch if you want one for your very own!

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The exhibition of my steampunk lighting and general sculptures has now come to an end.

It was a fantastic 10 days – I met some fascinating people, swapped lots of ideas and stories with other artists, and, maybe best of all, even sold a few pieces!

Highlights were the ‘Art Deco’ lamp (I could have sold this four times over if I had more than just the one!) and also my new range of ‘Music Stand’ lamps (I am going to knock a few of these up n the next few weeks so will post some pictures /details etc).

My welded steel ‘Mr Bobbly Head’ sculpture (shown in the last post) has also sold, and is now installed in a wonderful new home here in St Albans. I will miss him!

The next artist to be features in the exhibition is the surrealistic photographer Roger Dorey – do go down and check out his amazing photos if you are anywhere near the show…

Roger Dorey

Roger Dorey

 

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This week saw the opening of the 10 day exhibition of my steampunk items and sculpture. After an extremely hectic couple of days setting up, I am really pleased with the results! We had an opening night Private View on the first day, attended by none other than the Mayor of St Albans as well as lots of friends and general punters. Smooth jazz for the evening was provided by my brother, who I must say did an excellent job! Here are just a few selected photos both from the night and also of some of the general works on show / for sale. Do get in touch if anything strikes your fancy!

Private-view-2

My brother playing jazz

David Hardy (portrait artist), Sam Sawdy (organsier), me, The Mayor of St Albans

David Hardy (portrait artist), Sam Sawdy (organsier), me, The Mayor of St Albans

10Key rings and light pulls

Key rings and light pulls

The 'Black Box' lamp

The ‘Black Box’ lamp

General view of some of the stuff

General view of some of the stuff

The 'Silver Box' lamp

The ‘Silver Box’ lamp

The 'Art Deco Uplighter' (the star of the show so far – I could have sold loads of these!)

The ‘Art Deco Uplighter’ (the star of the show so far – I could have sold loads of these!)

Another general view

Another general view

A shot with moody lighting

A shot with moody lighting

A few of the steampunk items

A few of the steampunk items

A new uplighter

A new uplighter

Steampunk coat hooks

Steampunk coat hooks

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A great opportunity has just cropped up in my area – a group of local artists have gained access to an empty shop and are running a two month long ‘pop up’ art show/sale.

My stuff (my steampunk-style lighting, welded metal sculpture, home and garden accessories etc) is being shown in the second week, 10th to 19th November.

Click here to download a flyer for my part of the show (Pop Up Shop Flyer) but see the shop website here for more details on all the artists taking part, opening times, location etc >>

My stuff!

My stuff!

 

 

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Here are a couple of quick shots showing some more framed ‘Keep Calm’ posters (this time in modern looking black frames) before they go out the door…

A bit of lens correction aside, they look pretty sharp!

Steampunk 'Keep Calm' poster No.2

Steampunk ‘Keep Calm’ poster No.2

Steampunk 'Keep Calm' poster No.1

Steampunk ‘Keep Calm’ poster No.1

Do get in touch if you fancy one for your own home, office or studio….

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Poster Update

Here’s a quick shot of Poster Number 4 in a bespoke frame (hand-made from oak and recycled glass by my mate SC)… see how wonderful it looks!

Framed poster

Framed poster

Gets yours today…

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