Friday, September 30, 2005

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

japonisme 2

...Not forgetting:
"Japanese Modern. Graphic Design between the Wars"
Seymour Chwast/Steven Heller/James Frazer. (Publ. Chronicle Books)
ISBN: 0-8118-0509-3

Memories of St. Thomas. Jamaica.

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

El Alberto!

Tune in and turn on.....
To the incredible Alberto Mielgo.
Now blogging at:

Autumn shadows are gathering in Limbololand and it's time to feel a little nostalgia for the southern sun.

Monday, September 26, 2005


Symbols of Japan" by Merrily Baird. (Publ. Rizzoli)
ISBN: 0-8478-2361-X
Beautifully produced and illustrated. A dictionary of Japanese motifs, graphics - popular and traditional.

"Japonisme- the Japanese influence on Western Art since 1858"
by Siegfied Wichmann (Thames and Hudson- the English edition)
ISBN: 0-500-28163-7

Friday, September 23, 2005

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Still from 'Eva goes to Foreign'.


Story about a lost boy.

Tuesday, September 20, 2005


Willi Wonkah ?

Concept art for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Lodeve, Pays d'Herault

Friday, September 16, 2005

La reine soleil

Monday, September 12, 2005

the heretic king 1

Concepts for 'La Reine Soleil".
Currently in production with Belokan, Paris.

Friday, September 09, 2005

Limbololand 5

6 concepts for an ideal city.

Atenism today 3

Thursday, September 08, 2005

Willie Wonka's other factory 2

Willie Wonka's other factory

These are concept illustrations for Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Included here in accordance with Limboloism (see right).
Sometimes those briefs are just too tight....But then again.... you never know.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Journey to the Ants*

These little frames were done for Disney/Character Builder's "Tarzan II".
The DVD is not available in Limbololand so I don't know whether they used them.

limbololand 4

The Jimmy Riddle. Auld Scotch pub.


atenism today 2

Albi's place

Monday, September 05, 2005

in search of...

instruments of the interior.

Friday, September 02, 2005

Treasure Island

Dr. Livesy.

Billy Bones.
Further evidence of Uli Meyer's 'Treasure Island' project.


Jock is a male lowland gorilla. At the time I did this painting he was about to be shipped out to Bristol Zoo because an intractable quarrel had broken out between him and one of the female gorillas.
He would sit for about an hour at a time, crouching down with his hand on his chin, gazing into the distance.

limbololand 2

This is concept artwork for a commercial for Vodaphone which was to be produced by Aardman Films in Bristol.
It would have been the basis for a CGI 'set'. In the end the clients decided to make the commercial in live action.

Men in suits

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Atenism today. Tate Modern. South Bank, London, 2003.

limbololand 1

Sonny Boy Williamson aka. Rice Miller, the Goat, Boy Blue, etc..etc..

Wryest of blues lyricists and best of biscuit salesmen.

this is Mrs. Cruelstreak.

A bullfighter in search of a promoter.

A senior policeman of the old school.