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I’d done some images without dready in them, with things like stingrays and turtles and dready ‘stuff’ but this commission for Andrew Moon of his house in the Cayman Islands was that certain something that spun me off into the direction of dready art and not merely because in the end I represented the moon family with 5 phases of the moon but also because of the other thing, the artistic license … both ‘houses’ sit side by side on the sea but the main house is portrayed as seen from the road because to me it was the better view … this commission started me thinking about the art in a completely different way and was the first time I used the phrase “dready is faux primitive art that uses a specific, often bright colour palette and a healthy touch of whimsy …” 

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Dready art is a 100% caribbean product: it was imagined here, designed here, tested here – in barbados, bvi, cayman, grenada and jamaica – we live here and are from here, our children were born here, I draw it here (mostly, cause sometimes I draw it when I’m traveling!). So despite what has become the kind of global reach of dready art we try to think of ourselves as a little caribbean company just doing our thing.

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