Art

Art is where it started and still continues to this day. Pardon the drivelling….

The Amnesia Machine - Shaun Tan

In many ways, I categorise Shaun Tan in the same way I would Haruki Murakami – their work is both multi faceted and almost abstract

Shaun Tan – a brief thought

Reading Time: 4 minutes
Play Forest - Vinyl Toys

Subsets. That is the best way to define modern culture. One can exist in their little world and really never be confronted by, nor experience another subset. To some this keeps them happy, too much stimulation is a bad thing as it challenges their fragile view of the world. To others though, life is not…

Vinyl Toys

Reading Time: 4 minutes
Roy Huxley Rediscovered

Upon seeing Huxley’s images once again, I instantly recognised why his work at the time was so magnetic – it has that ageless ’something’.

Roy Huxley Rediscovered

Reading Time: 3 minutes

My second exploration into Akira was always going to end about halfway though (a situation to be remedied), so diving into the full story was naturally only ever going to deliver half the experience.

Akira, an incomplete review

Reading Time: 4 minutes

The more I looked, the more flumoxed I became. Yes, I had all the tools and some very rusty ability, but what I do, and the way I prefer to do it, is ‘different’ to what I was seeing everyday.

Beware the social media

Reading Time: 7 minutes
Play Forest

It was about a year ago that I needed to update my one machine’s software and was daunted with the industry’s standard, Adobe software, absurd new licensing system.

Affinity Designer

Reading Time: 5 minutes

I was not what you call a classic ‘comic book’ fan as a kid and never got into the whole DC or Marvel super hero thing.

Masamune Shirow aka Masanori Ota

Reading Time: 9 minutes

The chap had a book of spaceship illustrations that he was using as inspiration and I was so besotted with it he let me borrow it for a while…

Chris Foss and me

Reading Time: 5 minutes