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Root2Art Retro T-shirt

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Root2Art Retro T-shirt

Im not sure how retro my designs really are, but they might appeal to someone looking for retro-esk garments.

Zen Flower Root2Art T-Shirt

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Empty Flowers In Space T-Shirt

25% OFF – NOW £15


I guess designing t-shirts appeals to me as it is such a pure medium. From my point of view, as a vehicle for carrying artwork, the tee is like a pure white blank canvas: its hard to imagine how it could be made less fussy or more efficient at what it does. I wonder if the t-shirt will still be around in 100, 500, 1000 years. The blank canvas probably will be. Maybe more of us will be wearing unique designs in the future, and the boundaries between art, design and the clothing will become less clear.

The other reason I’m becoming increasingly keen to design some good shirts is that it is a way for just about anyone who likes my work to own and enjoy it on a personal level. I’d get more of a kick from going to a big city and seeing a stranger wearing one of my t-shirts than going into a big commercial gallery and seeing my art on the wall. Its still a very, very slim percentage of individuals who every set foot in a commercial gallery. Nearly all of us however enjoy wearing a t-shirts on a regular basis regardless of our demographic. In a sense it is one of societies levelers: the fact that we can all gain access to unique and inspiring t-shirts and make a statement with design.

New Retro T-shirts Designs On The Way

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Retro Circle Design T-Shirt

I’m finally getting round to ditching my Cafepress store and getting some new shirt designs made here in the UK with a quality screen printer. My new retro shirts will be for sale in my new print shop within a couple of weeks.

SVG Scalable Vector Graphics Logo

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

 in the nick of time i’ve completed my entry to the svg logo comp. the deadline is the 1st of october.

the numbers on the chart below show dimensions of buttons in pixels. it was quite a challenge to create a distinctive motif combined with the information required on each button, but i’m pleased with the result.

this is the first time i’ve used the svg format and i think i will certainly use it in different applications in the future. the obvious advantage i found with svg in this project was the way the files use readable style sheets. changing the colour for the whole display involves just 3 changers to the style sheet being as 3 shades of orange are used. you can see alternative colour schemes at the link below.

svg contest entry

Root2Art entry to the SVG Logo Competition

svg t-shirt


New T-Shirts Designs Brewing

Thursday, August 10th, 2006


Check them out.

Yes I know these are the gay pride colors and it was intentional, and no this does not mean I am gay nor do you have to be gay to wear one. I’m actually very excited about the rainbow colors with these bold simple black and white designs. On a T-shirt it works. Greetings cards next.

T-Shop Coming to Root2art Soon.