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Dan Hillier  ✨🌿🌒🌓🌔🤩🌖🌗🌘🌿✨

Beautiful tattoo of my ‘Seraphim’ from the super-talented @mauddardeau
Looking forward to seeing this finished later in the year...
#seraphim #seraph #saraph #angel #holyholyholy #tattoo #mauddardeau #danhillier #wings #eye #tattoosofinstagram 🤩

Roman Sphinx (c.120-140), British Museum.
Thanks @gwyllmllwydd 👍

‘Field (Gold)’is finally being plucked off my studio wall and heading off to its new home.
120cm x 120cm, screen print with gold leaf and pencil. From my solo show ‘Ceremony’, Saatchi Gallery, 2016/2017.
Not long now til I sound a trumpet to announce the next solo exhibition...
#field #ceremony #screenprint #goldleaf #gold #blackandwhite #circle #transmission #artistsoninstagram #danhillier

Sunshiney sketchbook plans a-forming...
22cm x 22cm, dip-nib pen and ink. 🗿

I’ve been really loving golding up this ‘Throne’ over the last little while. It’s a nice meditative place to be, laying down gold leaf and slowly drawing into it while listening to music, audiobooks, or good old silence.
A little tidying up on the details and this will be off to its new home. 🔥
Swipe for a couple of detail shots.
Studio tunage here is Guy and the 4 Directions: ‘Anaboa’, currently on massive repeat at D.H.H.Q. 🌿✨🌿
#throne #lion #moon #mountain #wolves #stars #gold #goldleaf #drawing #circle #compass #anaboa 🌵

We’ll be putting a smorgasbord of framed work up on my website very soon. This here is ‘Moon Language’ with silver leaf and inky detail. Email☝️if you’re interested, else keep ‘em peeled for an update on framed work going ⚡️LIVE⚡️soon.
Thank you. 🌝
#moon #moonlanguage #silver #silverleaf #ink #screenprint #danhillier

‘Meta’ (detail) 2014

Here’s part of a tiny triptych for @artistic_uk’s ‘Thumbnail’ show, opening this Thursday 10th May in Bankside, London. See their page for full details.
Artistic UK help young artists, some of which have been diagnosed with autism. 👍
#cthulhu #gold #artisticuk

I’m proper pleased to finally be able to say that I have new work featuring in another beautiful @foliosociety edition, this time by my all-time favourite author Hermann Hesse.
‘Steppenwolf’ is one of Hesse’s major books and is a banger of a read.
I’ve just put new screen print and giclee print editions of the cover piece, ‘Wolf’, up on my 👁✨new✨👁 website.
The screen print is at a special intro price until noon Saturday and there’ll also be 3 signed copies of the book itself going into 3 random orders made in that time, so get in there, my friends. Smaller giclees are also available.
More close-up shots and full details are on the front page of my site,☝️
I’m so happy with this, thanks🙏 to @foliosociety again. You can buy the book from their website for £35. 🐺
#wolf #steppenwolf #hermanhesse #hesse #foliosociety #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #books #danhillier #formadpeopleonly

Golden Requiem is now framed and off to Brighton this afternoon for @artrepublic’s empire-expansion opening night next door to their current abode, on Bond Street in Brighton this Friday 4th, 5-8pm. 👍
This is a one-off piece, the regular edition can be found on the front page of my website.
Thanks @raysglassandframes for another lovely job.
Please contact @artrepublic for all details on this piece.
Peace. ✨👁✨
For a few close-up shots etc see my earlier post.
#requiem #artrepublic #screenprint with #goldleaf #acrylic #ink and #pencil.

‘Aperture’, from 2013ish
I am a stag: of seven tines,
I am a flood: across a plain,
I am a wind: on a deep lake,
I am a tear: the Sun lets fall,
I am a hawk: above the cliff,
I am a thorn: beneath the nail,
I am a wonder: among flowers,
I am a wizard: who but I
Sets the cool head aflame with smoke?

I am a spear: that roars for blood,
I am a salmon: in a pool,
I am a lure: from paradise,
I am a hill: where poets walk,
I am a boar: ruthless and red,
I am a breaker: threatening doom,
I am a tide: that drags to death,
I am an infant: who but I
Peeps from the unhewn dolmen’s, arch?

I am the womb: of every holt,
I am the blaze: on every hill,
I am the queen: of every hive,
I am the shield: for every head,
I am the tomb: of every hope.
Song of Amergin translated by Robert Graves

‘Requiem’ with gold-leaf, pencil and paint.
Here are a few shots and a video of the gold-leaf special I made for @artrepublic’s new originals gallery in Brighton, which is opening on May 4th.

I made this with a lot of love over the last few days.

It’s at @raysglassandframes being put into a lovely float-mounted frame with non-reflective glass, and will be available for your inspection at Art Republic next week. Have a look at their feed for incoming details on that. I might see you there.

There are some making-of snippets on my story still if you fancy a look at those snippets on my story with your eyes.
Music playing in the video is ‘You Are a Memory’ by Message to Bears. Lovely.🕺🏽
#requiem #screenprint #goldleaf #gold #trees #stars #nature #love #light #shadow #earth #pleroma #barbelo #aeon

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