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27 October 2008


The good team of Inkygoodness are ramping up the action in the run up to the 'Hopes & Fears' exhibition at Centrespace Gallery. The preview night is on the 14th Nov from 6pm. Click 'Attending' on the Facebook Event page!

I still have some prints of my pieces going into the show. They will cost more during the exhibition time, so grab them while you can... (click here)

See you there!

17 October 2008

Hopes & Fears

With the exhibition less than a month away, here are the two pieces to feature from Dave Bain.

The Private view is on 14th November and the exhibition is on til the 26th.
Venue: The Centrespace Gallery, Bristol

15 October 2008

Sneaky peak at 'HOPES & FEARS' Exhibition

Dave Bain will be exhibiting as part of the InkyGoodness 2 'Hopes & Fears' Exhibition alongside:

Lisa Hassell
Michelle Turton
Andy Council
Mat Thomas aka Couscous Kid
Keiran Sandal aka DocVek
Ben Newman
Simon David Mills
Seb Burnett
James Bourne (Themlot)
Paul Roberts (Themlot)
Ainsley Knott
Vicky Newman (House of Aces)
Dan Burrows (House of Aces)
Louise Tyers
Mini Padam

The Private view is on 14th November and the exhibition is on til the 26th.
Venue: The Centrespace Gallery, Bristol

Below is a sneaky peak at some of the drawings that will be included.

13 October 2008

Royal Parks Marathon

Nokia were one of the sponsors for the 'Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon'. Here are some of the illustrations for the booklet and photos of the map.

28 August 2008

Design Week - NSPCC

I'm in Design Week (issue out on 28th August) with my NSPCC work.
This work will be poste
d up here soon...

David Bain, an illustrator at The Organisation, has created 11 colour illustrations and hand-lettering for an NSPCC direct mail campaign targeting new supporters. The illustrations will be used across print, e-mail and a supplementary online landing page, devised by WWAV Rapp Collins. The launch at the end of this month marks the first time the children's charity has used illustration in its welcome packs.

(click on this link to see the web version of the article)

29 July 2008

Amusements - Beside The Sea

'Amusements' piece for exhibition 'BESIDE THE SEA' on 10th August at Tobacco Factory Theatre Bar. Opening at 7pm - £2. They'll be lots of various pieces (including a beautiful animation by Elle Farnham) on the theme of summer & seaside by different illustrators from around Bristol. Live music and DJs on the night. All are welcome!

23 July 2008

Nokia Ad featuring Dave Bain

Well it's finally out there, the Nokia Advert featuring Dave Bain, amongst many others. I'm 20 seconds in wearing a green wrist band drawing mountains etc....

click on this link

16 July 2008

Spot Dave Bain

Coming soon to 'Southside' magazine (issue 2) (Posted up here for you to have a sneaky preview)

Shirted Ape - NEW t-shirt FOR SALE

The lush people of Shirted Ape have popped a design of mine on some t-shirts of various sizes and colours. It's a jolly bargain for you lovely people. Have a super summer!

(and wear my t-shirt!!)

29 June 2008