banner promoting

Cardiff in Pixels – Part 1

Collage of pixel art illustrations of buildings in Cardiff

I’ve really enjoyed creating pixel art illustrations of buildings in Tongwynlais. I couldn’t resist attempting some of the larger landmarks in our capital city. This was a really enjoyable project and posed some challenges with the larger buildings. I really hope you enjoy them. The Pierhead Insole Court Cardiff Castle City Hall Norwegian Church Principality … more…

Categories Art

Pixel Art Tongwynlais – Part 3

Collage of pixel art illustrations of buildings in Tongwynlais

Pixel art describes a technique for creating digital illustrations at the individual pixel level. This type of art was the result of low resolution displays in early videogame systems. Today, our phone and computer displays have millions of pixels. Despite this, the art form is very popular and the “retro” videogame look is used in … more…

Categories Art

Fforest Fawr Sculpture Trail Poems

The sculptures in Fforest Fawr each have a poem written by the artist Simon O’Rourke. Sadly the poems have started to wear over time and they’re quite hard to read. Simon’s website has an article with information about the sculptures and the text from the poems. It explains, “The English form of the poem is … more…

Categories Art