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About Traditional Art / Professional Core Member Carne GriffithsUnited Kingdom Groups :iconlondon-deviants: London-Deviants
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Line strokes always amazed me!!! ♥
Mon Nov 21, 2016, 12:50 PM
I want to merry to your art, and most importantly I want to congratulate you for the level in art you have achieved.
Fri Feb 12, 2016, 8:51 AM
Your art is simply amazing and so sophisticated!
Wed Jul 15, 2015, 6:42 AM
I admire your work. I work with line also and find your line inspired, brilliant; the true work of genious. Your mesmerizing precise lines and your washes capture arts beauty and truth.
Wed May 13, 2015, 8:59 PM
Amazingly beautiful!!
Fri Jan 9, 2015, 11:48 PM
I love your style! I could look at your work for days
Sun Dec 14, 2014, 10:04 AM
I am speechless! Amazing!
Thu Dec 4, 2014, 4:28 AM
One of my favourite artists! Very inspirational to me
Tue Oct 28, 2014, 4:43 AM
Friggin love your work!
Wed Oct 1, 2014, 6:07 AM
love your art gahh *n*
Mon Sep 8, 2014, 2:12 AM


Force of Nature
This painted fibreglass trooper helmet will form part of an exhibition feturing artists, D*Face, Dan Baldwin, Carne Griffiths, Agnetha Sjogren, Polina Vasenkova, Schoony and Miranda Donovan
If you would like to see the show which opens tomorrow - full details can be found here
Postcards with Wax Seal and Hand Drawn Envelope
it's that time of year again!  I'm getting my Etsy store geared up with Xmas Cards - there are 2 sets currently available, and they are priced from £10 with free delivery worldwide
Parallel Universe - Hand Finishing Video
Video here…

Thanks to Black Frog London and Trapped in Zone One for all the hard work making this vid and arranging the launch at Curious Duke Gallery 
Unleashed - Print drops 17th November
I have a new print coming out on the 17th November - it's a limited edition of just 12, and features some new painted work that I have been experimenting with in the studio

For full details you can sign up to a mailing list on my website or have a browse of new work there - it's

Thanks for looking and thanks for your comments and support in recent weeks - been a tough time!

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Carne Griffiths
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
Born in Liverpool and spent much of his childhood drawing. Studied Illustration at Maidstone college of Art in 1992 graduating with a 1st class BA Hons in 1995, made a fellow of the college along with colleague Dan Baldwin. Together they curated the Shynola exhibition at Islington’s Candid Arts Gallery in 1996.

Early influences include the animated work of the Brothers Quay, the drawings of Andre Masson, Paul Klee and Leonardo Da Vinci as well as the influence of outsider artists Adolf Wolfli, Scottie Wilson, Henry Darger and the drawings of Antonin Artaud.

Started work with M. Hand & Company in 1999, A two year apprenticeship led to a 12 year career, becoming Creative Director and producing elaborate hand drawn embroidery designs for a range of prestigious clients including HRH the Prince of Wales, The Sultan of Oman, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, Asprey, Chanel, Burberry and many of London’s Savile Row tailors, as well as designing for films The Last King of Scotland, Valkyrie, The Phantom of the Opera and costume embroidery design for the musical Wicked. In 2008 carne designed the front cover for the royal variety performances 80th anniversary.

First Solo show in Jan 2009 with drawings, based on the automatic process, and created the company 100sqft in November of 2009 bringing together artists from all backgrounds to show their work alongside established professionals, 100 pieces in a 10' x 10' grid

Pieces from the Harvest, Carne's new collection of work were shown at Arts AfterDark, Art Egg Studios in New Orleans in October 2010, the piece Rose appeared at the London Art Fair in 2011 represented by Eyestorm and at the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy.

Current Residence: East London
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Favourite genre of music: mixed bag
Favourite style of art: surrealist automatic drawing
Operating System: w7
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Favourite cartoon character: popeye
Personal Quote: lose yourself


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ICallTheeDragon Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Student General Artist
Hey there, i'm a student who would like to use some of your artwork in my sketchbook for references and examples. Would this be ok with you? If so, are there any rules you have about using your artwork in this way?
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi there - yes I am happy for you to put works in your sketchbook, there are no rules for such use as far as I am concerned.
ICallTheeDragon Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Student General Artist
Thank you!
lisasuriani Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2016   Traditional Artist
Huge series of amazing artworks you have here,very inspiring gallery!!!! 
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you Lisasuriani
lisasuriani Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2016   Traditional Artist
Justice has been served :)
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
InksanityOnPaper Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
you're incredible! <3
MahKyahVelLee Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Your work is beautiful! 
Carnegriff Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much MahkyahvelLee!!!
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