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This blog has gone through a bit of a transformation since it was first started a few years back. When browsing it you will find work in progress, promotion for shows and events, videos of other artists I enjoy, and a few features on artists that inspire me. To see my work visit:
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Cleaning the studio a little. Finding so many of these guys. 5 pieces to go. #studio #joeybates #blades #cutpaper

Cleaning the studio a little. Finding so many of these guys. 5 pieces to go. #studio #joeybates #blades #cutpaper

Save the date!!!!!!
#joey #bates #joeybates #cut #paper #cutpaper #ghostgallery #may #2014 #art #skull #flowers

Save the date!!!!!!
#joey #bates #joeybates #cut #paper #cutpaper #ghostgallery #may #2014 #art #skull #flowers

It’s Michael! Some adjustments need to be made, like the addition of an upper lip. @almatron @joey____bates #cutpaper #cut #paper #head #beard #portrait #art #ghostgallery #may #2014  #joey #bates #wip

It’s Michael! Some adjustments need to be made, like the addition of an upper lip. @almatron @joey____bates #cutpaper #cut #paper #head #beard #portrait #art #ghostgallery #may #2014 #joey #bates #wip

Getting there. #bouquet #black #paper #cut #paper #cutpaper #papercut #deadly #plants #joey #bates #joeybates #sorryartwalk #art #ghostgallery #may #2014 #art #wip

Getting there. #bouquet #black #paper #cut #paper #cutpaper #papercut #deadly #plants #joey #bates #joeybates #sorryartwalk #art #ghostgallery #may #2014 #art #wip

I am going to attempt to finish this bouquet today. Wish me luck. #joey #bates #joeybates #paper #cut #cutpaper #drawing #art #xacto #newshow #bouquet #deadly #plants

I am going to attempt to finish this bouquet today. Wish me luck. #joey #bates #joeybates #paper #cut #cutpaper #drawing #art #xacto #newshow #bouquet #deadly #plants

Slowly, but surely. #wip #cutpaper #cut #paper #black #plants #joey #bates #joeybates #ghostgallery #may #2014

Slowly, but surely. #wip #cutpaper #cut #paper #black #plants #joey #bates #joeybates #ghostgallery #may #2014

Still the best girlfriend ever. I’ve been in studio all day and she came in with these guys for me! #hifructose #juxtapoz #march #2014 #knowsmesowell

Still the best girlfriend ever. I’ve been in studio all day and she came in with these guys for me! #hifructose #juxtapoz #march #2014 #knowsmesowell

8 down, 2 to go. Angel’s trumpet - brugmansia candida - all parts of the plant are poisonous and can kill if enough is ingested. From time to time people have tried to use the plant as a recreational drug, but risk of overdose is so high that use as a drug is often fatal. #cutpaper #cut #paper #angelstrumpet #deadly #plants #joeybates #joey #bates

8 down, 2 to go. Angel’s trumpet - brugmansia candida - all parts of the plant are poisonous and can kill if enough is ingested. From time to time people have tried to use the plant as a recreational drug, but risk of overdose is so high that use as a drug is often fatal. #cutpaper #cut #paper #angelstrumpet #deadly #plants #joeybates #joey #bates

Progress. #joeybates #wip #cut #paper #skull #girl #blue #white

Progress. #joeybates #wip #cut #paper #skull #girl #blue #white

Close up. #wip #cutpaper #cut #paper #blue #girl #head #joeybates #ghostgallery

Close up. #wip #cutpaper #cut #paper #blue #girl #head #joeybates #ghostgallery