I Spy… Graffiti

Halfway through the year and I struggled to find a topic to write about this month; I’ve not been up to much recently – I’ve not been to any gigs or seen any new films – and I didn’t want

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Tom’s Taxidermy

If like me, you have a keen interest in dead things – and more to the point – if you have always wanted to know what it’s like to try taxidermy, read on… Bart’s Pathology Museum houses over 5,000 medical

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Tom Fog is Easy to Draw

Being a bespectacled baldie I’ve always been incredibly easy to caricature (I basically look like a potato from Lidl). Taking this into account, I thought I’d share some of the drawings that people have done of my shiny bald bonce.

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Dark Arts

Dark Arts

This is a bit late (but only by about 9 months), so I thought I’d share it anyway. Back in June I went to the Modern Panic Exhibition. It was held at The Old Abattoir in Clerkenwell, and featured some

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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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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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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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Upside Exhibition / Downside / Darkside

This is a picture of me by Paul Shinn. It was part of of a bigger picture that featured the faces of 100(?) of his other friends. Presumably, he only chose the lookers out of his 367 Facebook friends(+)… It

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ART!

Video - ART!

“My art keeps me sane” This is my favourite line from David Cronenberg’s film, Scanners. I’m something of a renaissance man myself, what with my web design, blogging, and home tattooing. Actually this is a lie; I’m a total philistine

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Influence Map

Everyone’s making influence maps at the moment so I thought I’d have a bash. I used to be quite “arty” at school, but then I went off to university and became bitter, cynical and pessimistic. I haven’t really picked up

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