SUB URBAN SECRET JAM






Organized by Blight Society, which I think is inactive these days, the Sub Urban Secret Jam saw a whole lot graffiti and street artists painting up a boring stretch of wall. I think there were actually artist studios inside the building, which makes it quite appropriate as well.

This was probably the first time I had integrated drop shadows into my work. I don't know why it took me so many years to get around to that but once I saw how good they can look, I was sold. A lot of people, when seeing the photos, think I painted onto glass and the shadows are genuine, which is ahigh (unintentional) compliment. I really like how the characters look like they're coming away from the wall, a bit of depth always improves a piece and my work can run the risk of being a bit too flat at times.

And don't miss the film below I shot of the day's actions, so many skilled guys doing their thing that day.





Posted 5th March, 2014






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