Greystones 4 colour screenprint

December 2nd, 2012

gavin beattie print screenprint greystones

The first in a series of “local spots” screenprints, Greystones is a 4 colour print (grey, aqua blue, navy blue and pea reeen), edition of only 30 prints on 200gsm white Canston paper. 11″ x 15.5″ signed, numbered and stamped. On sale here.

The Illustrated Beatles

October 23rd, 2012

gavin beattie illustrators ireland illustrated beatles good day sunshine

Tonight sees the opening the of Illustrator’s Ireland show “The Illustrated Beatles” at The Grand Social, Dublin. It’s a show that takes “40 classic (Beatles) songs visualised by 40 leading illustrators”. Though not officially a member of Illustrators Ireland, I was kindly asked by Peter Donnelly to contribute a piece for the show.
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A Letter to Mina

October 18th, 2012

A Letter to Mina Paper Dolls Gavin Beattie Tiny Little Horse

“PaperDolls meet Bram Stoker in a Victorian inspired exploration of the female and the monstrous…” This is my latest poster design, this time for aerial performance group Paper Dolls and their Bram Stoker-inspired production “A Letter to Mina”.

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Om gigposter

October 2nd, 2012

om gigposter gav beattie tiny little horse

Om played the Button Factory in Dublin last week and Al Cisneros kindly gave me permission to design and screenprint an edition of posters to mark the event. Read the rest of this entry »

I only got baptised… art print

August 7th, 2012

I only got baptised to get ino my local school art print gav beattie screenprint

Two colour, A4 (12″ x 8.5″) his or hers screenprint on 250gsm cream Cartalina card – edition of 55 signed, numbered and stamped. This print is aimed primarily at the fact that schools in Ireland, both national and secondary, are still legally allowed to have discriminatory admissions policies in place. These policies grant places to children based firstly on religious denomination, practical factors such as living in the catchment area come further on down the list. €10 p&p from here….
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iPadhire website

July 31st, 2012 web design logo design printing brochure design gavin beattie

I recently completed a small branding and website design programme for – a Dublin based company that hires iPads to visitors from overseas.

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Planet X 25 year re-union

June 13th, 2012

gav beattie screenprinted poster planet x liverpool

Another event organised by Marc Jones was the Planet X Anti Jubilee Punk Special celebrating 25 years of Planet X. I think this is a good look for HRH, Charlie Manson eyes, a bit of crypt paint… A2 print again, silver and gold ink on black card. Hand numbered and signed edition of 60 posters. Really enjoyed making this poster too, made me revert to good old cut and paste for a change.

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Medication Megatron!

June 13th, 2012

gav beattie screenprinted poster medication megatron

Marc Jones from Liverpool’s Medication got in touch last month about designing and printing a run of posters celebrating their winning of the national Smirnoff Battle of the Clubs contest which culminated in a big end of term finale on Friday 1st of June. Marc wanted a vintage 50′s sci-fi feel to the poster but with the City of Liverpool featuring prominently. Here’s the result, A2 print, silver and black ink on cherry red card, hand numbered and signed edition of 60 copies.

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HUB Distribution

May 24th, 2012

hub bmx gav beattie the boardroom

I’ve just finished a logo design and brochure project for local BMX trade suppliers HUB Distribution. ”Rider owned and operated, HUB aims to make the finest BMX bikes, components & parts available to UK and Irish riders with a commitment to helping the BMX community.”

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