In our latest podcast we embark on a magical mystery tour into the world of Liverpool based artist Luke McConkey.
Behind an inconspicuous door in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle, we found a warm welcome from the cold (and a comprehensive rider of snacks), as we sat down to speak to talk with the famously lovely Luke.
In the episode, Luke spills the beans on how he first grabbed our attention, the fact that he "draws like he's a nice guy", and his side project as an independent record label owner.
If someone can look at one of my illustrations and it gives them a little chuckle, then I'm sold!
When I was trying other styles with much more texture and detail, if I wasn't seeing results quickly I was getting impatient. I've hit upon a style that lends itself to being able to produce quickly.
The ‘origin story’ of how we were introduced to Luke and his work is as unusual and entertaining as his artwork. Following a chance meeting with Jon at Birmingham Design fest in 2022, we caught our first glimpse of his work, but more was to come. Listen to the podcast to find out what Luke did next...
It all started with a big box