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Lockdown worx

Thankfully a couple of years ago we built a studio in the back garden, so when the news came of the Lockdown my work suffered less than many in the UK. i could still make stuff, but the thought of making a show that would probably not be seen, left me having to reevaluate what to make in these uncertain times. I settled on a series of experimental works using the motif of a kid painting smiles on well loved works of art. It kind of made sense to have these three rude kid characters , Astrid, Indigo and Edgar painting, stuck indoors like the rest of us.

I am sure i was not alone in taking to the bottle during lockdown. The news and social media streams confirmed it. During the drunken haze that was the first few weeks that included my wedding anniversary we were sent a two bottle box of wine to help us celebrate. The box was just too cute to throw away.

I didn’t want to do something 2d or canvas based, and with my only 3d gig Glastonbury cancelled (i am the art director Unfairground) i thought i’d try and make these little boxes into stage sets where i could pop these three naughty children and up cycle this little wooden box.

Each box has its own RGB remote control so that the lights can change to whatever colour you require, there are preset programs with fading , jumping and flashing between different colours. The back panel is laser cut wallpaper out of birch ply, The frames are 24k gold leaf. I will be making a small edition of each light. Video of them working to follow.

Excited by these cute little lamp works I’ve also made some larger scale wall based works, at the time of writing this only one is finished and i will be posting some more updates as they are finished. The below version has interchangeable works that you can swap out depending on your mood.

These will be one off works, still no idea how to show them, where they will be available. hopefully work that out when they are all finished. To get your name on a waiting list for the Lockdown wine boxes email seesix at gmail with the subject Lockdown wine box

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Rude Kids Clobber

Happy to announce that we have launched a clothing line for kids and adults. High quality tees and sweatshirts emblazoned with your favourite rude kids. In a large range of colours and sizes. Available here

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All that glitters show report

What a cracking night! A great turn out on Friday the 13th at Graffik gallery for a show, Christmas shop window display, the launch of Rude Kids Clobber and a silk screened skateboard release. It really was a who’s who of people I’ve worked with over the last 15 odd years. Thanks to https://www.bigdogsvodka.com made a cracking dirty martini. Thanks to all of you who came !

It was also the launch of Rude kids Clobber, a range of high quality tee’s and sweatshirts for kids and adults. You can check them out here. As well as the release of an Indigo gets up skateboard, 4 colours edition of 50 on Maple wood deck, available here

Photos by Faye Cooper aka Street art atlas

Show catalogue available here

Tongue in cheek window display is a bit of a Dotmasters/Graffik tradition
Good to see so many faces from years gone by
Ben Eine, Tizer, stella dore

The title of the show dictated the look and feel of the works, with gold, silver and glitter making it a christmas bauble of a show. Spray paint was mixed with Verre Eglomise and traditional gilding techniques in a modern day/1750’s mash up of gold leaf and spray paint.

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verre eglomise using red gold on glass and spray paint
Indigo Gets up Skateboards

An edition of 50 silk screened skateboard decks that come in a hand stenciled presentation box with a sticker pack and C.O.A. Available here

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Indigo gets up skateboard

To coincide with the launch of my Christmas show “All that glitters…” I am releasing a limited edition silkscreened skateboard. 8 1/4 inch wide maple skateboard with a 4 colour silkscreened print, comes in a Hand sprayed presentation box with COA and sticker pack. £300 +P&P

Available here

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All that glitters…

Gold, silver, glitter and mother of pearl works for the festive season. A mix of old techniques and street savvy images in an irreverent show of luxury and detritus. Verre églomise, gilding, gold glass and spray paint combine to provide a Christmas bauble of a show.

The show coincides with the launch of the Rude Kids Clobber a range of clothes for the discerning rude kid. We will also be launching a silk screened edition of Skateboards (details to follow…)

It’s become a bit of a tradition at Graffik Gallery that i dress the Christmas window. I love it! I’m not sure how they feel about it… but its that time of year again! And it is traditional… I loved last years window, so the pressure is on! Pop in and see, i’ve been working on it for a while… open to the public 14th -31st of December

284 Portobello Rd, London W10 5TE

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Trash n’ Cash 13th -29th

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It’s been a lock down autumn preparing for shows in London this month and Miami the next. Plans for the show started in the spring, and over the last few months i got to know the gallery and area. Its a fun pop art gallery in the centre of Marylebone, I used to work in a sandwich cafe down the road when i first left school many years ago. Since then it’s become a well heeled W1 address, the Chiltern firehouse down the road a hot spot for London’s celebrity nightlife. It’s certainly a different location to the place i used to know.

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With that in mind the title Trash n Cash seemed apt. Big bucks, black bags and swearing kids on found objects, neon and real hard cash. A list branded trash bags, backed by damask drapes and a theme of defaced currency very much a show for W1.

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The show is open till the 29th of November, there’s a little something for everyone with a limited edition set of tee shirts, modelled below by Miss Sophie Hermann, with print details below

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There are two prints as available

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Rude kids 2 colour silk screen Edition of 29 on Arches rives 250gsm paper embossed and signed at £80 available here

Right.
Rolled gold (Tiffany) 10 colour silk screen edition of 40 on 375 gsm on Lambeth paper embossed and signed at £180 available here

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Racking card

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In these austere times none of us can afford to leave that dam Oyster card on the mirror or Cd case at whichever den of iniquity, rubbing salt into the wounds of an already expensive evening out on the tiles. 86mm x 54mm plastic cards edition of 250.

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Mug

The Robin Hood Tax folk are putting on the pressure with a new campaign for the start of university’s new term. Mugs and postcards with Dotmasters graphics are at this very minute being collected around the UK by drunken freshers. Thank god one of the items is unusable as roach hopefully making it to the end of the first week.
Read the small print.

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Rubiks Cube Birthday

Its 30 years of the Rubiks cube! To celebrate this fact the Dotmasters bring you its evolution, the digitally improved and encoded QRubicks cube. It’s a classic with a twist, at the height of the cube craze it was estimated that 1/5 of the world owned one.

If you missed your chance in our previous completion to win one of these devilishly hard QRubiks cubes. Now’s your chance to buy one! As they were so popular we’ve decided to issue a second edition , limited to fifty there is a different hidden message concealed with in QR graphic on this unique version of the Rubiks cube.

All cubes come with a certificate of authentication stating the edition number, To buy one for only £18 click here