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I lose control with men

 

I lose control with men

I lose control with men

I’m not sure if this headline is referring to somebody losing control of their man, which can be quite messy (although surely not as messy as losing control of your car, for example) or losing control when she is with men. Which could definitely be bad if say, she was a vampire who loved you, and then lost control and tore you apart limb from limb just for asking what was for dinner. That would definitely be a nuisance. Or perhaps it means she loses her inhibitions when she’s with men in the biblical sense. Who could possibly say for sure. I think it’s best to leave it somewhat ambiguous…

Like the rest of this sordid little lot these pictures have been reimagined from actual news headlines. I fill my head with this grubby nonsense so you don’t have to. Vive la revolution!

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Title:I lose control with men
Materials: Paint pen, acrylic and charcoal
Size: A4

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Nothing to lose and everything to gain

Nothing to lose and everything to gain

Nothing to lose and everything to gain

Look at this little tyke. Just look at him. You can just tell by the slightly sullen yet steely look in his eye that he’s on the warpath. He was probably involved in the riots or lives on the wrong side of the tracks. You get the feeling that someone has taken something of his and he’s pretty determined to get it back. Or something like that anyway.

To be honest it can be quite trying to put words to our pictures but i do enjoy doing it as taxing my lexicon can be a motivator in itself and sometimes it allows you to show some of the thought processes behind the piece. Although saying that i’m not entirely convinced that explaining yourself is at all necessary (surely someone can make their mind up about whether or not they like a piece without knowing anything about the artist, what it’s about or why it was created?)

Sometimes the write up is just froth off the top of my head to give an otherwise puzzling piece some levity. Either way it is what it is and this kid is still not very happy with you…

It is A2 in size and is made using the magic of acrylic paint and ink. Signed on reverse.

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The boy with nothing to lose and everything to gain

The boy with nothing to lose but everything to gain

Look at this little tyke. Just look at him. You can just tell by the slightly sullen yet steely look in his eye that he’s on the warpath. He was probably involved in the riots or lives on the wrong side of the tracks. You get the feeling that someone has taken something of his and he’s pretty determined to get it back. Or something like that anyway.

To be honest it can be quite trying to put words to our pictures but i do enjoy doing it as taxing my lexicon can be a motivator in itself and sometimes it allows you to show some of the thought processes behind the piece. Although saying that i’m not entirely convinced that explaining yourself is at all necessary (surely someone can make their mind up about whether or not they like a piece without knowing anything about the artist, what it’s about or why it was created?)

Sometimes the write up is just froth off the top of my head to give an otherwise puzzling piece some levity. Either way it is what it is and this kid is still not very happy with you…

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