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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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In celebration of the upcoming holiday. #joeybates #claybord #skull #trees #sky #night #art #study #scratchboard #ink #lines #inktober #october #halloween #stockholm #artistsontumblr #artistsoninstagram #makeshiftstudio

In celebration of the upcoming holiday. #joeybates #claybord #skull #trees #sky #night #art #study #scratchboard #ink #lines #inktober #october #halloween #stockholm #artistsontumblr #artistsoninstagram #makeshiftstudio

A little bit of Bacon on a Friday evening. Detail of a double portrait of #LucienFreud and #FrankAuerbach #modernamuseet #stockholm #sweden #francisbacon

A little bit of Bacon on a Friday evening. Detail of a double portrait of #LucienFreud and #FrankAuerbach #modernamuseet #stockholm #sweden #francisbacon

I think this one’s done. #joeybates #claybord #scratchboard #ink #inktober #clouds #lines #art #stockholm #atristsoninstagram #artistsontumblr #beingproductive #iwilltakeawalkamanda

I think this one’s done. #joeybates #claybord #scratchboard #ink #inktober #clouds #lines #art #stockholm #atristsoninstagram #artistsontumblr #beingproductive #iwilltakeawalkamanda

Getting there. #wip #art #claybord  #joeybates #scratchboard #stockholm #inktober

Getting there. #wip #art #claybord #joeybates #scratchboard #stockholm #inktober

Wednesday scratching. #clouds #joeybates #claybord #scratchboard #ilcaffe #stockholm #wip #ink #inktober

Wednesday scratching. #clouds #joeybates #claybord #scratchboard #ilcaffe #stockholm #wip #ink #inktober

Today has been filled with museums. Amanda and I made it out to the #Thielska #Galleri this afternoon. There are some real gems there including this #Edvard #Munch It was pretty great to turn around most corners and find such stunning work. #museum #stockholm

Today has been filled with museums. Amanda and I made it out to the #Thielska #Galleri this afternoon. There are some real gems there including this #Edvard #Munch It was pretty great to turn around most corners and find such stunning work. #museum #stockholm

Why, oh why, was this not assigned to all students at my art school? I am feeling a bit lost with my practice as of late and this book has been a great read so far. Thanks to Roy for gifting it to me. #reading #art #fear #stockholm #monday #grey #cold #coffee #ilcaffe

Why, oh why, was this not assigned to all students at my art school? I am feeling a bit lost with my practice as of late and this book has been a great read so far. Thanks to Roy for gifting it to me. #reading #art #fear #stockholm #monday #grey #cold #coffee #ilcaffe

Goodbye #Seattle Amanda and I are off to #Stockholm and #Paris. See you in December!

Goodbye #Seattle Amanda and I are off to #Stockholm and #Paris. See you in December!

Art sale is still going strong! Thanks to all of you have stopped by! If in Seattle come on by! 7747 24th Ave NW -north Ballard - near 80th. #art #artsale #painting #drawings #cutpaper #Seattle #ballard #todayonly

Art sale is still going strong! Thanks to all of you have stopped by! If in Seattle come on by! 7747 24th Ave NW -north Ballard - near 80th. #art #artsale #painting #drawings #cutpaper #Seattle #ballard #todayonly

I have taken over agape childcare in north Ballard, Seattle for the art sale. Here are a few paintings that I have dug up out of storage. Come on by. I’ll be here till 6! 7747 24th ave nw, Seattle, WA #art #artsale #artistsoninstagram #joey #bates #joeybates #painting #oils #gouache #drawings #cutpaper #cheapforart

I have taken over agape childcare in north Ballard, Seattle for the art sale. Here are a few paintings that I have dug up out of storage. Come on by. I’ll be here till 6! 7747 24th ave nw, Seattle, WA #art #artsale #artistsoninstagram #joey #bates #joeybates #painting #oils #gouache #drawings #cutpaper #cheapforart