EXPERIMENTAL artist Cal and tattoo artist Lee Pound have joined forces to deliver festive goodwill and creativity to Stourbridge.
The pair have teamed as much as launch a colouring ebook for charity that includes Lee’s paintings.
It comes with colored pencils and is in the stores for as a lot or as little as folks can donate from One Shot Charlies tattoo parlour in Stourbridge and different chosen impartial shops and galleries.
All cash raised might be donated to Black Nation Foodbank.
The venture was initiated by Cal after he based and co-funded an identical venture final 12 months at the beginning of the primary lockdown when it grew to become obvious there was a requirement for reasonably priced artwork provides inside the group.
Cal, who lives in Norton, mentioned: “I got here to the realisation some years in the past when shopping for artwork provides for my younger son that artwork provides do not must be fancy and costly and that via my contacts inside the arts I might ship artwork provides on a bigger scale and assist others that will want them.
“I personally acquired via artwork provides at such a fee that my dad and mom couldn’t sustain with me. So finally every part and something grew to become a possible means of making artwork.”
Cal additionally approached Andrew Sparke, from APS Publications, who upon listening to of the goodwill and nature of the venture agreed to do all of the structure and print all of the books at value and personally ship them.
Lee Pound, proprietor of One Shot Charlies, mentioned: “When Cal approached me I couldn’t get onboard fast sufficient. I believe its an absolute belter of an thought. I’ve at all times thought its vital to present a little bit again to the group that has given me a lot and supported me for years.
“This venture and others prefer it are one more reminder that the humanities group in Stourbridge may be very a lot again and lively once more after what has been a really unsure and troubling previous two years. There might be over 200 books distributed inside the group at varied impartial shops and galleries.”
For extra details about this venture and others go to calsartwork.com