There’s not many illustrators that have such universal appeal as Pete Fowler. If you don’t own one of his Monsterism vinyl toys, you’re likely to...
Third up in our series of through-the-keyhole-style artist photo journals is the man behind @themonsterist, the one and only Pete Fowler. You’ll have seen Pete’s work everywhere from vinyl toys, to exhibition paintings, wall murals, his Seahawks music and of course his legendary pairing with the Super Furry Animals. Now you can see a day through his eyes. Take it away Pete…
#1 A Clarks shoe day
#2 Local school’s mosaic mural. Random sticker on Cheshire st
#3 Receipts and coffee for breakfast
#4 Poster insert of America’s Harbor LP. Intimate crowd.
#5 My early 60’s Raleigh bike, sadly soon to be decommissioned.
#6 My corkboard and my drill driver set. Nice.
#7 Best friend Henry and second best friend my palette.
#8 Macro detail of a painting commission.
#9 Apron on and full steam ahead.
#10 Steely Dan and Bob Haro.
#11 Posting my secret postcards for the RCA show and an old Navy Land rover. This has been parked here for 15 years.
#12 One of my local art shops and truly insane gents footwear.
#13 Bento box and the smell of a new canvas.
#14 Dude from the band America. Note rolling paper tee.
#15 Wee guy from a very old diorama and my favourite acrylic paint brand.
#16 Brushes I have known, loved and worn out.
#17 Horsing around with an empty fridge (bar coffee).
#18 Painting commission in progress with small brushes.
#19 Painting study and a dude made from waste embroidery thread.
#20 Squid CD holder and fake KAWS figure. Priming a canvas.
#21 A well deserved pint and nautical pyjama time.
#22 My lovely KEF104aB speakers play Steely Dan’s Gaucho and R Seiliog.
#23 My guitars. The Stagg tele copy is my favourite with it’s nasty sound.
#24 Making summer rolls at home from a recipe on the iPad.
#25 A success! Very, very tasty!
#26 Late night drawing with 2B pencil.
#27 Obsessed with my new Korg Volca synth, so much fun!
#28 The last of my homemade banana and chocolate sorbet.
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