Christopher is an illustrator in Southampton,
drawing and printmaking about history, local life, British balderdash and flotsam and jetsam.
Get in touch: e-mail or phone 07742 104540.
About: List of exhibitions and projects. . There's more at blogger, flickr, tumblr carbonmade and twitter.
Background: Buildings of Southampton, 2012, seen at Southampton Civic Centre, 2013.
Scroll down for some recent work.
Fun Times AlphabetOngoing collaboration
A (roughly) weekly and quickish submission to the Fun Times Group alphabet. Above are "Corruption" and "Forbidden".
The Three Tuns, RomseySummer 2012
A Summer flyer campaign for The Three Tuns, full of bits of Romsey, from the Abbey to the Plaza theatre.
Degree ShowJune 2012, Southampton Solent University
Hand-drawn onto metre-wide circles of paper, with lino-print borders. These pieces, illustrate aspects of the history of Southampton, my home town.
Blue circle: architecture, buildings and places.
Red circle: events.
Purple circle: people.
The pieces were exhibited at Solent Showcase, Southampton, and at Quay Arts, Newport, Isle Of Wight, and are now in the collection of Southampton Solent University.
Altarpiece Of MartyrsJanuary 2012
Featuring a cast of martyrs from the past two thousand years, from Alphege to Wulfhad.
Exhibited in the Bargate Monument Gallery, February 2012.
Other Titanic Collisions That Could Have BeenConcertina books, 2012, Unsinkable Press, Southampton
Concertina books, 2012.
Fourteen alternatives to the fateful iceberg, following on from the "Leaning Things Of Pisa" booklets.
The name refers to Thomas Hardy's "The Convergence Of The Twain".
Leaning Things Of PisaConcertina books, 2011
Four sixteen-page booklets, hand-printed and drawn in Italy.
It started with a joke about visiting Pisa for research on donors in art...
then the Tower of Pisa looked like a doner...
then the Tower of Pisa looked like a corn-on-the-cob...
before long everything looked like the Tower of Pisa.
Musical instruments leaning:
Modes of transport leaning: