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FoundGhost:iconfoundghost:
Stunning art, man. Simply wonderful.
Mon Nov 25, 2013, 4:01 PM
MZeroP:iconmzerop:
some really stunning work. thank you
Sun Nov 10, 2013, 4:55 PM
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amazing art!
Fri Oct 4, 2013, 3:16 AM
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amazing keep it up
Tue Oct 1, 2013, 9:15 AM
Carnegriff:iconcarnegriff:
feeling the love - thanks for the BIG shouts
Fri Sep 27, 2013, 3:27 AM
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love your uniqueness! absolutely amazing!
Wed Aug 21, 2013, 2:07 PM
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you're awesome!!!!!!!
Mon Jun 3, 2013, 5:47 AM
gaNAMInd:iconganamind:
your style,,wow...
Mon Jun 3, 2013, 12:31 AM
jnatoli:iconjnatoli:
It's increasingly rare that I see ANYTHING on DA that packs emotion, conceptual depth and uniqueness. Your work is absolutely stellar on all three levels.
Wed Apr 10, 2013, 4:07 AM
schemz:iconschemz:
Wow i love your style. Ive been learning to try those :D
Mon Feb 4, 2013, 7:05 AM
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Long time no Journal Entry...

Journal Entry: Thu Sep 5, 2013, 6:31 AM




Thought it was about time I said 'Hi' in the Journal and stopped being so antisocial.... seems like I have less and less time nowadays and so this seems the best way to extend a huge thank you to everyone who has been following my work both here and elsewhere.  It has been a very busy year for both artwork and homelife and I am getting used to juggling the two and dividing my time up better - there is less time however for sharing commenting and replying to people here but I WILL, I always do!  
I'm also very pleased to be opening a 2 man exhibition in London tomorrow night - the 6th September where I will be showing some artwork I have shared here on DA and some new works.... there will be new prints and postcard packs available and the work includes the fantastic paintings of Rowan Newton as well as myself and even includes a digitally assembled giclee print especially for the gallery (I know.... me and photoshop.... who'd have thought it)

So if you can ... please make a little trip to see the work at the Ben Oakley Gallery - it is situated inside greenwich market, South London, it's a lovely space and I know you'll get a great welcome there.

Big love to all 

CX




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  • Listening to: MARDY
  • Reading: is near Mortimer, Arborfield and Twyford
  • Watching: paint dry
  • Playing: with crystals and tea
  • Eating: nada
  • Drinking: coffee

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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 www.100sqft.co.uk

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
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Favourite cartoon character: popeye
Personal Quote: lose yourself
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:iconfemaleexcellence: Join us ! :D .... monthly art promotion awaits those with great art ! :#1:
If you do so, please submit to the correct category and do not forget about the rules. :aww:
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Love your work! Been following it for quite some time.
Am trying to teach myself but its impossible!
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xuelitang03 Mar 31, 2014  New member
there is something scary, yet beautiful about your artwork
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Carnegriff Apr 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you - I like that the darker side comes through
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kmpulley Mar 5, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Your style is wonderful.  I'm looking forward to seeing more from you.  :love:
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Carnegriff Apr 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks coming soon....
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kmpulley Apr 1, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :D
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mojobaggins Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I absolutely love your style! At school I'm doing a project on faces and I have picked to study your style of painting/drawing! (I hope you don't mind) :D 

I'd love to here some tips about how you go about planning and executing your work!

Keep it up! :)
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Carnegriff Apr 1, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
That's amazing - thank you!
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CamieMary Feb 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wait... How to explain your work? Well. It's just something that I've never seen alike. And I'm in love with it!
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