Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Sleeve Artwork for Coyote

Original sleeve artwork for the album, Song Dogs by Coyote
Acrylic on Wood panel,
47.5 x 47.5 cm
Mark Warrington 2016

Spontaneity Series 01-03

Spontaneity #01

Spontaneity #02

Spontaneity #03

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Animated Type : The Missing Letter

A type animation I made for the release of Ben Eine's 'The Missing Letter sculpture.

The liquid effects are drawn frame by frame. 

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Smith & Mudd - Gorthleck LP Artwork

Gorthleck LP Artwork
Acrylic on Wood 92cm x 53cm
Mark Warrington 2016 ©

Here's a piece i've painted for `Smith and Mudd's new LP on Claremont 56.
This beautiful album was written by them up in an old house in 'Gorthleck'
which situated is up on Loch Mhor way up in the Scottish highlands.

Mudd gave me some photos from their trip which helped me get a feel for
the environment in which the music was created. These photos are also
printed across the inside of the gatefold. I took elements from the photos,
such as the Birches and old moss-covered walls and arranged them in a
deliberate, rhythmical composition.

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Lake View Terrace

Lake View Terrace
Acrylic on wood Panel. Private Commission
© Mark Warrington 2016

Saturday, 7 November 2015

Leave the city

On a dull Monday morning I escaped the thick fog and travelled up over Goldsitch Moss to The Roaches, a dramatic rocky outcrop that rises sharply out of the Cheshire Plains which was once home to a hermit 'The Lord of the Roaches'. With the fog hugging the lower ground it gave the illusion of being above a vast white ocean stretching all the way to Snowdonia. I stayed up there for hours taking time lapse footage and enjoying the views.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Garden Shark

'Garden Shark' by Mark Warrington © 2015, Acrylic and Spray paint on wood, 55x55cm

A monster no more, a synthetic replica is all that is left.
Suspended above a garden of cloud pruned trees and corals, an object of myth.
An idealised interpretation of a long lost habitat, imitated by distant future generations.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015


Kerselshnouts / Acrylic on wood © Mark Warrington 2015

Friday, 1 May 2015

Record Sleeve Artwork for Bambi Davidson

My latest record sleeve is for German band, Bambi Davidson, another excellent signing on Claremont 56. 
Original painting, Acrylic on Wood. © Mark Warrington 2015

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Back to the Ocean

Sketchbook scan. Indian ink on paper © Mark Warrington 2015 

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Zarelli - Falling Light

Zarelli - Falling Light from Mark Warrington on Vimeo.

A song taken from the album, Zarelli - Soft Rains (feat. the voice of Leonard Nimoy)

Zarelli has taken the 1975 vocal recording of Leonard Nimoy reading Ray Bradbury’s unsettling but vital short story, There Will Come Soft Rains (taken from The Martian Chronicles, 1950), and amped up the sensations with an original composed soundtrack that is (like the story) beautiful, fiery, tragic and tense. This animation brings to life one of the tracks from the album about an automated house which keeps on living long after human civilisation has been wiped out by devastating nuclear war. We see the lasting impressions of human technology living on in the dead landscape.

The animation depicts a moment of tranquility as the garden sprinklers switch on like clockwork and fill the garden with falling light. The animation took around 3 weeks to make in After Effects also involving trips out into Salford to take photos of the the old decaying factories and crumbling bricks and then composing them around the modernist house. Leonard Nimoy unfortunately passed away on the 27th of February which was just days after I finished making this animation so it also stands as a small tribute to him.

Client: Seriés Aphōnos
Music: Carwyn Ellis (Zarelli/Colorama)
Direction & Animation: Mark Warrington