Mr The Beef (mrthebeef)

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Mr The Beef

Artist - Illustrator | Derby, UK

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Working with the traditional methods of ink and paint, mr the beef is an artist, illustrator and visual storyteller. Drawing inspiration from the world around him, he never goes anywhere without his sketchbook and protracting pencil.

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Ps and Qs!

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Ps and Qs!

Here's a spot of hand drawn lettering and pattern making, hope ya dig!

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16th Jan

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Brothers of the Stripe at 'Pick Me Up' 2013!

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Brothers of the Stripe at 'Pick Me Up' 2013!

So, my BROTHERS and I have been selected to take part in this year's 'Pick Me Up' contemporary art fair at Somerset House; very exciting indeed!

We've got some excellent plans in the pipeline, it's going to be a lot of fun. The fair is due to take place in April.

Click HERE for a look at the excellent runners and riders from last year.

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16th Jan

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New year update - 'Media Bomb' logo

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New year update - 'Media Bomb' logo

Happy new year everyone!

I've been very quiet on the update front over the last month. So, here's a little one for you to wrap your eyeballs around; a few pages of roughs and a logo.

I have a lot of things going on at the moment, there'll be some more exciting updates coming very soon. Including plenty more 'Brothers of the Stripe' goodness!

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5th Jan

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Ammo Mag - Out Now!

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Ammo Mag - Out Now!

The latest bumper edition of the wonderful Ammo illustration magazine is out now. It features lumberjack themed artwork from 33 artists, an interview with illustrator and screen printer Chad Eaten aka TIMBER!, and a lovely A5, signed 2 colour Letterpress Print* by Nick Deakin.

Oh, and the cover was done by me!

This is one not to be missed; you can pick up a copy here!

*Only 500 prints available

Here's the cover in it's entirety.

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26th Nov

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Christmas cards!

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Christmas cards!

Here are the cards I've designed for Christmas 2012, they'll be dropping in my online shop on Tuesday 27th December. Enjoy!

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26th Nov

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Tree

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Santa

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Pud

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100 Houses Exhibition

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100 Houses Exhibition

I was honoured when Paul Roberts approached me to get involved in this wonderful exhibition.

'100 Houses' brings together 100 national and international image-makers from illustrators to street artists in support of housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

Given the theme of "house" each artist has produced a unique piece of artwork specifically for this exhibition, to launch at the vibrant, South Bristol Cafe/Bar, Tobacco Factory in November. Sales from the 100 original pieces o..

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30th Oct

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2x2 - The updated video

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Here's a newer and slighly more slick version of the video from the Eye Candy festival, check it aaaaaaaat!

http://vimeo.com/52339182

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30th Oct

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19th Oct

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BOTS present 2x2 @ Eye Candy Festival

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Just got back from Birmingham and the Eye Candy Illustration Festival and Birmingham Zine Fest. Great weekend with loads of stuff going on all over the shop!

Here's a sweet little video by Craig Bush which shows exactly what we got up to at Gallan House on Hill Street; watch this space for more pics at a later date.

two by two - Brothers Of The Stripe from Eye Candy Festival on Vimeo.

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14th Oct

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Sneaky peak

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27th Sep

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New Prints & Stickers!

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New Prints & Stickers!

I got some digital prints and vinyl stickers printed this week; these will be available, (along with looooooaaaaads of other stuff), at our 2x2 show at Eye Candy Festival next month!

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21st Sep

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The BOTS @ Eye Candy Festival!

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The BOTS @ Eye Candy Festival!

The first Eye Candy Festival launches 11th-14th October in Birmingham's Southside; showcasing illustration, street art & design through an exciting program of talks, exhibitions & workshops.

The BOTS will be there presenting '2x2' (our first ever publication), come and say hello!

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19th Sep

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FD2D Interview!

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Here's the interview I did with FD2D magazine; have a butchers if you want to find out a little bit more about me...or if you want to laugh/cringe at me as I stumble through the questions!

Good fun though, cheers to cheif Jonny from the mag!

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18th Sep

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"HOOOOOOOOO!" Hacksaw Jim Duggan!

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"HOOOOOOOOO!" Hacksaw Jim Duggan!

Here's a little something I've been working on today; it's going to be part of the next B.O.T.S instalment...watch this space for details!

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17th Sep

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2x2 Hacksaw Jim

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BOTS Design Museum takeover - The Video

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Back in July, my collective and The Concept Lounge, took over the London Design Museum for a day. Here is a nifty little video with a few highlights. Enjoy!

Video produced by Sawan Nair

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12th Sep

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FD2D magazine cover and interview

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FD2D magazine cover and interview

So, the good folks at 'From Dusk 2 Dawn' magazine approached me last month to do the front cover for their Autumn/Winter issue. Of course I said yes!

There is an interview with me inside too; you can pick up a physical copy of the mag if you're in and around the East Midlands area.

Click HERE to see the online version.

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11th Sep

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'Tea Time' exhibition at the Soup Kitchen - up and running!

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'Tea Time' exhibition at the Soup Kitchen - up and running!

I popped up to the Soup Kitchen in Manchester yesterday, to help put the finishing touches to the next 'Brothers of the Stripe' exhibition.

'Tea Time' runs until December so there's plenty of time to check it out if you're in the area!

http://www.brothersofthestripe.co.uk/

http://soup-kitchen.co.uk/

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9th Sep

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3rd Sep

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Tea Time!

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Tea Time!

The next Brothers of the Stripe show kicks off at the Soup Kitchen in Manchester this Saturday 8th September! Originals and prints from all the brothers; plus live drawing, food, drink, music and more!

http://www.brothersofthestripe.co.uk/

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3rd Sep

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Notts Property

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Notts Property

On Saturday I was part of one of the many 'Notts Property' events going on throughout August. Myself and a few other artists were asked to draw on the windows of shops in Hockley, Nottingham. Loadsa fun!

(Cheers to Max Rock for the photos).

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13th Aug

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Inkygoodness Beermat Character Competition!

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Inkygoodness Beermat Character Competition!

So, I finally got my beermat characters sent in to Inkygoodness. 'Brew Dog', 'Bird (of Peace)' and 'Teenwolf'.

There's still time to enter:

http://inkygoodness.com/projects/beermat-character-competition/

Get involved!

There are pics of some of the entries so far on the Inkygoodness Flickr page HERE!

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4th Aug

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Ter-wit-ter-woo!

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Ter-wit-ter-woo!

I've not properly updated for a while so here's a sneaky look at a mini owl canvas I've just finished!

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4th Aug

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Invasion of the Hollywood Androids!

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So, Hail to the Eskimo's new album 'Invasion if the Hollywood Androids' is out now! Rob, (bass player from the band), and myself did a bit of a collaboration for the front cover image.

You can check out the artwork and find out more about the band and the new album here.

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3rd Aug

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notts property

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25th Jul

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Button Badges

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14th Jul

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Great Brawl of China - Design Museum takeover!

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Great Brawl of China - Design Museum takeover!

So, my fellow 'Brothers of the Stripe' and I will be taking over the London Design Museum's cafe on 12th July with the help of The Concept Lounge. Very exciting project, more info on the Design Museum's website here. Better get brushing up on my Chinese!

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6th Jul

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