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  • ..and i’ll scratch yours! | Marc Bessant
    post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us OK OK so I didn t get it on here first as promised it seems only right that PG should get it on his site first but heres the post nonetheless perhaps i ll put some other bits and pieces up soon its not ears lips of any kind or even apricots but a micrograph of two blood corpuscles gently tumbling over

    Original URL path: http://www.marcbessant.com/design/and-ill-scratch-yours/ (2016-02-10)
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  • LLLots of bLLLack ink | Marc Bessant
    fun with drawing and colouring in Inspiration movies Music paintings posters Tshirts Uncategorized video LLLots of bLLLack ink Posted on November 11th 2009 design posters Share this post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us Heres a two colour poster just finished for Rob of Lonely London Lad fame its a biggie weighing in at 39 27 and soon to be available over at www lonelylondonlad com I m pleased

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  • Blog | Marc Bessant | graphic art & design | Page 7
    coupled with an odd sense of humour is what makes her stuff so interesting to me there is definitely something deeply personal going on in there not sure what but i think the longer she continues to paint the closer to the answer she s gonna get and i dont think its gonna be pretty Another painter artist also walking the wire goes by the name of Daniel Danger now this guy had craft i really like his work and after hearing him talk about his life history it all makes sense now a real pouring of emotion in some pieces and anger at loss in others whatever his stuff is always quite raw and unsettling yet also strangely nostalgic and comforting much in the same way i feel about Mark Brabant s work altho Mark s are often more playful check him out There were many others Peter Blake Dave Mckean Chip Kidd Serge Seidlitz to name but a few in what was a well organised event which seemed to cover all the bases i have never seen so many iphones limited edition Tshirts and wire rimmed specs in my life tho and i have to give a big shout out to one of the doorman whom i had the most conversation with over the event even tho it was nothing to do with design thank the lord as sometimes you just get sick talking about it and typing about it Movember Posted on November 5th 2009 Uncategorized Share this post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us Oct Nov see s me up to my eyes in blood finger nails and intracranial MRA scans for the Peter Gabriel Scratch My Back album art which is due for release in the very near future as soon as i get the go ahead i ll post images first here Some big name tracks on there too Radiohead Elbow Lou Reed among many others and all delivered with an orchestral twist also been getting the sleeve art together for Tom Kerstans new album Utopia an abstract paint press affair which is coming together nicely On another note i still have a couple of the Bristol Design Festival prints for sale so if interested pls contact i post prints on ebay from time to time and right now i m trying to sort a shop section off of my website for any future poster print sales right now i m gonna head off to Bristol Airport en route to the iloveoffset festival in Dublin where a host of designery finery are showing etchings and talking doodles should be good An alternative portrait of Edward Colston Posted on September 29th 2009 paintings Share this post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us Last saturday 26th Sept saw the Invada Invasion at the Colston Hall and in amongst the musical extravaganza there was a small art show tackling a somewhat thorny subject under the title of An alternative portrait of Edward Colston Organised by

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  • i-have-a-warm-affection-for-offset | Marc Bessant
    by the caustic name of Asbestos showing all his street art shenanigans at which point i was ready to fly home but i stuck with it because he does have craft and his work depth beyond its medium and it didnt slip into the usual and often trite police bad rebels good nonsense associated with what is becoming the Mark Ronson of the art design world It might be our age but he too seemed to be looking for more of a reason to get up in the morning to have some emotional connection with his work certainly the paintings of his family had much more going for them the constantly peeling of layers and smudging of paint had love in them and was reflected in the finished artworks but there was still a sense of needing to be part of a hipper social group in some of the other pieces which i was less impressed with He also had a piece in the Colston Hall show last month so i took the opportunity to say hello a conversation which didnt go on much after that i just gotta get hipper further into the w e a highlight was Massimo Vignelli a designer ive been a fan of for some time and tbh pretty much the reason i went along He turned out to be a really nice bloke who seemed very happy with what he had achieved over the years rarely complaining about the industry apart from his dislike for marketing and focus groups and generally being positive which left the audience inspired to be better people and not just better designers i guess its easy not to talk about your work when it speaks for itself but he and his wife have really lived the business and they

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  • Movember | Marc Bessant
    the very near future as soon as i get the go ahead i ll post images first here Some big name tracks on there too Radiohead Elbow Lou Reed among many others and all delivered with an orchestral twist also been getting the sleeve art together for Tom Kerstans new album Utopia an abstract paint press affair which is coming together nicely On another note i still have a couple

    Original URL path: http://www.marcbessant.com/uncategorized/movember/ (2016-02-10)
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  • A Sight for Sore Ears | Marc Bessant
    fun with drawing and colouring in Inspiration movies Music paintings posters Tshirts Uncategorized video A Sight for Sore Ears Posted on August 5th 2009 design posters Share this post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us so this one took me ages and got a bit messy but i think it was worth it as I m very happy with the result really looking forward to seeing the A2 s

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  • Blast! | Marc Bessant
    Blog categories Artwork design film fun with drawing and colouring in Inspiration movies Music paintings posters Tshirts Uncategorized video Blast Posted on July 23rd 2009 design Music Share this post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us Rejection of the

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  • perty type | Marc Bessant
    blog Blog categories Artwork design film fun with drawing and colouring in Inspiration movies Music paintings posters Tshirts Uncategorized video perty type Posted on July 23rd 2009 design Share this post Facebook Twitter Digg StumbleUpon Del icio us heres a little poster i put together for RealWorld Records at WOMAD just an experiment really theres a lot of this sorta stuff doing the rounds at the mo so thought i

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