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COLLECTIVE #3 JAMES DAW

James Daw is a varied Artist and Designer, including large scale canvas paintings, book and fashion illustration.  His work is mainly made up of mixed media. Influenced by film and fairytale, using colour for immediate impact, slipping into a slightly dream/nightmare of the everyday.

Commissions, awards and published works include -

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions, SHAME at the Resistance Gallery, FRESH Cutting Edge Illustration, published my MAGMA, Amelia's Magazine, The Illustrated Ape.

James was also runner up for a Pan MacMillan Childrens Book.


DESCRIBE YOUR TECHNIQUE

I would say it's a bit 'Supermarket Sweep'... grabbing things off of the shelves of collage, drawings, paint and photoshop that seem appropriate for the brief ... chucking them in a basket and hopefully pulling something out that amazes! I consider experimentation and mistakes to play a large part.

PICK A WORD BEGINNING WITH C THAT SUMS YOU UP

CHARACTER ... as in I like to play one and am told i'm a right one!

See more of James' work - daw2art.com

See more from our 'Collective' feature -

COLLECTIVE #1 Margot Bowman
COLLECTIVE #2 James-Lee Duffy

COLLECTIVE #4 Kiran Patel