Friday, 10 December 2010

CHRISTMAS CAT

Christmas Cat

This years Christmas card, If I don't sell these for chunks of change, Christmas will be cancelled. £2 each (inc. P&P) or free when you buy a Doll or a Print. Thanks.

Liam.Barrett@Live.com

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Dolls & Prints

Some Limited edition prints I've done available just in time for Christmas. Better pictures to come soon.

The lads in the making

A hand screen-printed doll, edition of 20.

It ain't a bad place to be.

A3 three colour lithograph, edition of 30

Head Hunters.

I recently organized a show in Bristol called 'Head Hunters' it went really well, Thanks to everyone who came it was an excellent opening.

Head Hunters - My Work


Forever cycling backwards


Close up.

Cactus dude & I

Zine shelf

Head Hunters  - Opening

Thanks to everyone who took part and Thanks to everyone who came to the opening night.

& The exhibition is still on at Start Gallery (Next to Start the Bus on Baldwin Street, Bristol). So If your in the area please stop in.

Sunday, 31 October 2010

Top Deck

Just Completed a Banner for the lovely Charlotte & Emile of Top Deck. Top Deck is an excellent Vintage and Retro Shop in Bristol Check it out if your’re in Town.

Top Deck Banner

The Banner is Going to be 3 Meters Long. Can't wait to see it Printed.

update, a photo of the banner in action -

TOP DECK

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Simon Erl and Satanism.


Bit late posting this but I was asked a few questions about Satan by the excellent Tattoo artist Simon Erl for his Blog 'The Esoteric Gentlemen's Club'. It was unexpected but really great to appear on a blog about "Music, Satanism and motorbikes".

Check out the interview here- Esoteric Gentlemen's Club

& Check out Simon's work here - Simon Erls Tattoo's


Painting By Simon Erl









Flickr.


Just a quick post to say that I'll be posting the main bulk of my images on Flickr, It's just easier and I don't have to be so selective of what I post. You can see it over at -

www.flickr.com/liambarrettillustration





updated version -

Tattoo.







Thursday, 19 August 2010

Long time no post.


Here is a doll I finally finished experimenting with materials, its kind of a self portrait. The heads carved/Sculpted and my favorite Morrissey jumper is cross stitch.






Paul Klee the Dadaist was a huge inspiration, Check him out.









Friday, 25 June 2010

Cross Stitch is a Bitch.

It's been a pretty busy week so I've got a load of half finished projects on my desk, here's a cross stitch of Mozza, which is going to be part of a puppet its taking days to complete but I should have the finished thing up next week.


Sketch Book June 2010


Some pages from a recent Sketch book.


Saturday, 19 June 2010

Animal Man.

This is a A3 three colour lithographs inspired by a song by Kim Fowley, I've posted the song below. check it out, and thanks to Hamish Trevis for showing me Kim Fowley. (hamishtrevis.blogspot.com)

(Click to enlarge)

£15 including P+P edition of 10









Friday, 11 June 2010

Satan tells tall tales.

This is a three colour A3 Lithograph I printed this week, Its Limited to an edition of 10 and avalible for £15 (including p+p). Just about to leave for the Jamaica Street gallery opening, it should be radical.



Friday, 4 June 2010

Movie Tester.


I fell off the Blog wagon for a bit, but I'll be posting every Friday from now on.

Here is a very rough tester for a film I'm making this summer. Please watch and tell me what you think. (I'd skip the first 30 seconds)

Skull hand puppet


photocopy collage


(click to enlarge)





Friday, 30 April 2010

....

Not much of an update this week. I've been writing an essay but should have some more work next friday. I was featured in this lovely blog along with some of the other Illustrators from the WE ARE FAUNA show. You should check it out! - http://www.ontherightfoot.net/

This is an early image I made for a screen print that was featured the exhibition with slight alterations.

Friday, 23 April 2010

WE ARE FAUNA Prints.


Here are some of the prints i did for the WE ARE FAUNA exhibition in old Bristol town, I'll post the rest when i pick up the pieces from the gallery when its all over. All prints are available for Sale.

'KingKong Long'


'HOOVES'


'Tattoo Man'


'David hocknowl'


Saturday, 17 April 2010

Puppets. Again.

I've fallen a bit behind on this project but here are some new puppets heads I've sculpted.

Late update.

Here is the work I did for the WE ARE FAUNA exhibition at the START Gallery in Bristol, I'll post it in more detail soon. If you haven't been you should visit its with 10 other great Illustrators and there are affordable prints for sale.


The opening night went really well, we filled the capacity and had a good mix of people. Thanks if you came I should of taken more photo's but didn't but here's Imogen. The last person leaving.


Friday, 9 April 2010

PHOTOGRAPHS.

I haven't uploaded any yet so here are some from 2009.





















Promotional Cards.

Got some post cards and fold up business cards ready for next weeks big exhibition. Pretty rad.

"Why? Why? Why?"

my interpretation of a line from 'Enduring love'.


Puppets.

I've been really busy building puppets for a film I'm making, I'll probably post more next Friday buy here is some Sketch book work... like you care.






Sunday, 4 April 2010

RACIST FLAKES.


I work part time at ASDA and I made this screen printed cereal box for a particularly racist old man i don't like, Its designed to be shot down like a fun fair game.







Saturday, 3 April 2010

Hand Puppets.


A very brief update, this is a sketch book page and a puppet I made for a new project im working on. Hopefully I'll have more to add soon.

WE ARE FAUNA.


I'm featuring in this Exhibition with some Illustration and Drawing Students at the 'Start' Gallery in Bristol town, the opening night is on Friday the 16th it should be a really fun night with free booze, art, music and animal costumes. make sure your there!

This is the flyer i designed as part of a set of three.




Friday, 2 April 2010

Editorial.

Here is an Editorial Illustration I did for an article on prisoners raising money through the internet to appeal and get out of prison, it took a day.



Wall Collage.

Big wall collages I made last year based on a 3 day bike ride to Minehead.










Christmas cards.

Some Screen Printed Christmas cards, they were available in a variety of colours, these are all i have left.



Hello.

Hello, I'm Liam Barrett an Illustrator currently living in Bristol. I'll be using this Blog to post Illustration work, Photography and other creations, it will hopefully be updated every Friday.

I'm just going to go ahead and post some examples of my work.