December Will Be Magic Again by Kate Bush has inspired two new Christmas card designs for 2015, which I’ve based on a famous photograph by Gered Mankowitz and a rare picture from a magazine photoshoot (photographer unknown.) These cards come in a 4-pack with 2 of each design in a large, luxury format with envelopes and cellophane sleeves. Ideal for those special Fish People in your life, buy them here http://www.markwallisdesign.com/shop/4586114626/kate-bush-christmas-cards-4-pack/10219093
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My Kate Bush Before The Dawn poster got a mixed reaction, praised and savaged in equal measure, despite only being fan art. When it appeared as an imaginary DVD cover, the trolls rose up again and gave me a good grilling. I’m bulletproof now, which is just as well: here’s the animated version, illustrating my most vivid memories of Kate’s phenomenal stage show in 2014. If you enjoyed it, please drop by my Facebook page and give it a like! Thanks.
2012/13 were disasterous for me. But this year has been the charm. I saw Kate Bush live: the musical sorceress put on a show in London that blew us away in September – ‘There are no words’ said Panos. We travelled to Mount Olympus in sunny Greece and saw the most beautiful village in the world, Colmar in France. I exhibited my artwork in Manchester and London, set up my own online store and got a record 3,800 likes for my Tales of the City artwork via Armistead Maupin on Facebook. When I put it all together, I feel like Tigger.
Launching Mark Wallis Design took a lot of time and effort, but I also managed to remix Kate Bush and Goldfrapp, get back into oil painting, and meet Armistead Maupin! I might move slowly but I never keep still – Happy New Year to all.
I’ve been busy experimenting with digital paint and illustration, and this is a design inspired by the wonderfully baroque Christmas song December Will Be Magic Again by Kate Bush. It’s now available as a hand-made card from Mark Wallis Design, in packs of 4. For the Fish Person in your life, grab them now or stock up for next year!
Imagine if the cover of Kate Bush’s new DVD looked like this! It’s only unofficial fan art, but I’ve tried to capture the excitement of going to see the live show back in September. This is a celebration of the hugely emotional performance which made the dreams and nightmares of The Ninth Wave and A Sky of Honey into an epic reality. For three hours in Hammersmith, we perched on the edge of our seats like electrified meerkats, afraid to miss one second of Kate being shipwrecked, tried as a witch, drowned and then fired through an impossible sunset into space. Until the official live DVD, we can at least fantasise about that the cover might look like, which is available as a limited edition fine art print, http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kate-Bush-Print-/221574377836?hash=item3396dcb16c&clk_rvr_id=712381339995