That’s right people! In 2017 I came up with this crazy idea that I could raise some money for Mind with a group of artists selling our work online. What’s crazier still is that it actually worked and I gathered together a group of artists selling the work they love to create in the name … More Piece of Mind returns for 2018!
As many of you may know, mental health means an awful lot me. I’m someone who has battled with his mental state for a majority of his life and I want to help others realise just how important it is. That’s why for this years mental health week I’m dropping a group project called “Piece … More “Piece of Mind” the charity art sale in aid of Mind
Hand painted frames are now available in the MessyMiscreation store in both A5 and A4. This gives you the option to frame a print from my store or if you really want to, frame that photograph of that cute dog, you know the one. Either way, why not bring some colour to your walls with … More Hand Painted Frames now in store!
One of the few things I like about Facebook is it’s “On this day feature”. To my surprise on the 29th of April it had been a year since I was officially diagnosed with ASD and the trained fine artist in me really wants to reflect upon that. Whats changed in a year? It was … More Autism Diagnosis: A year later
He awoke once again, this time head pounding and his chest following the same rhythm. The walls around him pulsated, eyes attempting to focus on his surroundings. Confused by the phantom warmth of the winter night, he reached over to welcome the chilling breath of outside in the hope it would bring him back to his senses. As … More Timothy’s Story
On the 10th of April 2017 I was on Brum Radio with the host Dave Massey to talk about my artwork and its relationship with mental health/autism. It was a great new experience for me to discuss my work in a different medium and I really enjoyed it. You can now listen back to the … More Brum Radio Interview
I’ve been incredibly lucky this past year to call art my job. Ever since I was a kid I wanted to be an artist. Blessed with supportive parents, I’ve been encouraged to do just that. I’m proud to say that my Dad is Channel 4’s The Autistic Gardener and an ambassador for the National Autistic … More The Importance of Awareness [Final post of Autism Awareness Week]
Earlier in the week I talked about a painting I had shared across social media numerous times but I never posted about it on my website. It was a painting I planned on video recording the creative process where I showed the various steps in creating one of my paintings while using a newer technique … More Patrisha: Developing my paintings [Autism Awareness Week]
In yesterdays post I briefly went over a particular coping mechanism I had developed for my volunteered shifts at my local Oxfam charity shop. In today’s post I wanted to cover another side to my creative process that I developed during those shifts to cope with the situations I would get into. I started volunteering … More Till Receipt Doodles: A documentation of anxiety [Autism Awareness Week]
When you study Fine Art at Uni you are encouraged to reflect upon the work you have created. As it’s swiftly approaching two years since I graduated from Coventry University I wanted to reflect on the style of work I was producing back then in comparison to the techniques I use now. Since University I … More Revisiting old work [A painting for Autism Awareness Week]