Nine Standards silkscreen print by artist Graham Pilling

Nine Standards

The Nine Standards are a row of large stone cairns that sit prominently atop Hartley Fell, on the edge of Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales. Visiting on a hazy winter’s morning provided me with quite an eerie experience. Very still and with no-one else around, the Nine Stone Men seemed…

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UPHILL Exhibition

I am delighted to be involved in an exhibition of work by three artists inspired by adventuring in the mountains and hills. The exhibition will be at UpCo in Otley, Yorkshire with a launch evening 7pm on Friday 10th March. I will have a selection of old and new landscape…

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Yard Act

I did a poster for Leeds band Yard Act. I really like the video for ‘Land of the Blind’ and immediately wanted to indulge my love of vintage magician posters by creating something similar for James’ persona in the video. I’m really glad the band were into the idea and…

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Army of Cats Creative Studio Mailing List graphic

New Mailing List!

New AoC Mailing List — click here to sign up! A slightly different channel for people who would like to support me more directly. Sort of like a Patreon but without having to pay. There will be new AoC merch: t-shirts, mugs, etc. and I will be selling a whole…

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Porrige Radio screenprinted gigposter by artist Graham Pilling of Army of Cats Creative Studio

Porridge Radio double-sided gig poster

Screenprinted poster designed and printed for the band Porridge Radio‘s performance at Sea Change in Totnes, 2022. The artwork is taken from a paper collage I made of pieces of a vintage photograph of water slides. In a unique twist, the poster is DOUBLE SIDED with ‘light’ and ‘dark’ versions…

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Screen Printing Posters Workshop

I’m teaching a weekend screen printing workshop in a couple of weeks! It’s taking place at the studio where I print, West Yorkshire Print Workshop in Mirfield, West Yorkshire. I’ve been a bit rubbish about spreading the word so I am making up for that by using the colour green.…

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The Earworm

I recently had a bit of an earworm adventure that I thought I’d share. While working during the day, I found myself humming a little bass riff. I did not know what it was but it had this satisfying little pause just before the 4th beat. I found myself nodding…

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