Entries by John

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I’m lucky to have friends from all around the world, all colours, all religions. I just see them as friends. Friends I worry for more now than ever. Racism has always been a prevalent evil, even in the small town I come from, I always remember someone shouting something at my friend from a car and I just wanted to hit back at them. Stories of him being pulled over by police for some bullshit “brake light” or something. I knew it was real. This isn’t the world we should be living in. Especially now. The world is going backwards, I really felt that Barack Obama was a turning point, but now it feels like we’re back in the 40’s or 50’s. Sorry, I’m yammering on. I wish I could do something to help. As a white British male I feel pretty useless. #blacklivesmatter #blackoutday2020

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Another entry into the #stripes challenge over at threadless scoring here – https://www.threadless.com/designs/pretty-vacant link in profile. A friend of mine didn’t have a TV set up in his house when we were kids. It used to get rolled out for big occasions, like Christmas etc. His Dad used to say it would turn his brain to mush and called it an idiot box. So I based this design around that idea, using the stripes from a test card. #art #design #illustration #tv #testcard #glitch #glitchart #idiotbox #graphicdesign #portrait #eyeswithoutaface #tshirt #tshirtdesign #gradient #vaporwave

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Simple idea for the @threadless everyday heroes challenge scoring here: https://www.threadless.com/designs/thank-you-18 or check the link in my profile. Just writing down the words as I was about to do some brain storming for this challenge, and this idea jumped out at me. It’s criminally simple, but I liked it. I don’t know if everyone around the world has been doing this, but every Thursday night, at 8pm everyone stands outside their front doors and claps for a few minutes. To thank the carers and the key workers – the girls and guys who’ve never stopped working during this whole nightmare and kept the world running. My other half is a nurse, and the first week it made her emotional to the point of crying. These days she uses it as an excuse to gossip with the neighbours! #art #design #illustration #typography #thankyou #thankful #criticalcarenurse #nurse #carer #keyworkers #covid19 #tshirt #tshirtdesign #nhs #graphicdesign

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