Damn Fine Print Screenprint Spectacular at Film Base
Damn Fine Print and the Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular have teamed up to present DAMN FINE CITY Screenprint Spectacular with six of Ireland's leading illlustrators. Damn Fine Print have asked some of the most exciting illustrators in Ireland (and indeed the world) to climb inside their imaginations, and conjure up captivating artworks inpired by our spectacular city and what that means to them. Damn Fine Print have been busy screenprinting their artwork. This time they are going large format, using 3 colours and overlaying transparent colours to create even more effects.
Annie Atkins, fresh from being lead graphic designer on Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel has picked a landmark that all Dubliners will recognise. www.annieatkins.com
Chris Judge, illustrator of remarkable Children’s books such as the Lonely Beast has made the Dublin Architecture come alive. www.chrisjudge.com
M&E have made a beautiful artwork using similar unique techniques to their much lauded OFFSET credits. www.me-me-me.se
Steve Simpson has picked two of Irelands great artists and added his signature style to a wonderfully intricate piece. www.stevesimpson.com
Kevin Waldron, living in New York, came home to soak in Dublin before making a wonderfully colourful Dublin scene. http://www.kevinwaldron.co.uk/
Peter Donnelly has paid homage to a Dublin legend who himself captured so many memories for Irish people. www.donnellyillustration.com
Come and join us for the opening on the 9th of July from 6-10pm.
There’ll be delicious poitin cocktails from the kind folk at the Glendalough Distillery, DJ’s and live framing by the wonderful Hang Tough. http://www.hangtoughframing.ie/
Entry is free. Limited edition prints will be on sale on the night."