Tom Fogarty Poem

I’ve had some dark days (and nights) recently, and I don’t want this to turn in to some dreary emo/gothic blog. So with that in mind, I’m going to take a little break – until I have some funny stories

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Tom Fogarty – Business Cards & Stickers!

Sometimes I can be almost creative, but not quite. I was bored the other day so I decided to make myself some business cards. I was so pleased with the results that I decided to get some stickers made as

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Prison Tattoo Video

Video - Prison Tattoo Video

Someone sent me this video via YouTube (@splattermac) because it made them “think of me”. It’s about 6 minutes long, but is well worth watching – it shows New York tattoo artist, Scott Campbell, making a prison-style tattoo machine and

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Secret Garden Party 2011 – Roundup

I went to Secret Garden Party last weekend (21st – 24th July) and had a pretty good time. Secret Garden Party is a fairly small but excellent music/art festival in Huntingdon, near Cambridge. The lineup included Blondie, Leftfield, I am

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Art Makes You Mad

Everyone knows that some sad and tormented souls have been driven to create art through the years – Van Gough, Lautrec, Bacon et al. But that’s nothing compared to the strange assortment of freaks who work in art shows on

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Pigeon Shit and Franko B

Today was National Cleavage Day in the UK, and I must be honest, I’m a bit disappointed with the outcome. Seriously, I didn’t see a decent pair all day – not enough effort, ladies! I was cheered up a bit

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Gargoyle with Stretched Vagina

a.ka The Gash Tray Ⓒ Tom Fogarty c. 1997 Here’s a sketch I did as a teenager of a gargoyle with a stretched open vagina. And why not, eh? I sketched it out in pencil first. I then repeated this

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YouTube Channel – Spider Web Design

Video - YouTube Channel – Spider Web Design

I set up a YouTube channel over the weekend – partly because I had a creative vibe going on for a while there – but mainly because I was bored: YouTube – Spider Web Design I’ve only got 2 shoddy

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Teenage Art

I’ve been banging on about this DarkSide Exhibition for some time now, so I decided to get started. I popped to my mum’s place yesterday to get some pens and paint etcetera and while I was there I had a

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Absinthe and Art

This weekend has been quite an “arty” one (more of that next post) – so in keeping with that theme – I stayed up till 3am last night, drinking absinthe. I didn’t add any laudanum to it like Johnny Depp

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