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Tim Chadwick: Tell Me That (August 2018)

Tim Chadwick: Tell Me That

Animation and performance mix in this 1980s influenced music video for Tim Chadwick’s 'Tell Me That'.

See the Tim chadwick - Tell Me That page to view or on Tim's YouTube VEVO Channel


The Creeping Terrors: Channel Zero (July 2018)

The Creeping Terrors - Channel Zero

The new EP by Horror Punk, Gothic Death Rock band 'The Creeping Terrors' is out now with arwork by pushingnormal on CD and download!


For more details Click here.

Scant Regard: Skipping Over Damaged Area - Album Artwork (April 2018)

Scant Regard: Skipping Over Damaged Area

My artwork for the new album by Will Crewdson's Scant Regard project in red 'vinyl' style CD format and digital download.


For more details Click here.

Vampyromorphs: Gothic Punk Cephalopods From The Id. (Oct-Nov 2017)

Vampyromorphs: Gothic Punk Cephalopods From The Id.

An exhibition of original prints and artwork by PUSHINGNORMAL

Wednesday 25th October 18:00 - 23:00

Special guest DJs on the night:

Patricia MacCormack (Occulture) / Cavey Nik (Dead and Buried)

Haunt, 182 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7UY
Exhibition continues to 26th November 2017

Event details on Facebook.

Goodbye Mr. Vampire - Animated Segments (July 2017)

Goodbye Mr. Vampire

Commissions to provide pop-art animated segments for an Anglo-Chinese comedy horror to Goodbye Mr. Vampire introduce each character.

For more details Click here.


The Creeping Terrors: Evil Witch Bitch - Album Artwork (June 2017)

The Creeping Terrors: Evil Witch Bitch

The new album by Horror Punk, Gothic Death Rock Riot Grrrls 'The Creeping Terrors' is out now with arwork by pushingnormal on CD, download and Vinyl LP!


For more details Click here.

She Made Me Do It/Rachel Stamp Merch (April 2017)

Rachel Stamp Merchandise

I had the great pleasure to design T-Shirts for both She Made Me Do It and Rachel Stamp's recent gig at the Camden Underworld

For more details Click here.


She Made Me Do It: The Frantic Legion - Album Artwork (January 2017)

She Made Me Do It - The Frantic Legion

Following on from the Frantic animated video, the new album by electronic alt-rock outfit She Made Me Do It is released January 13th and features cover art and packaging by pushingnormal.

The panoramic sleeve art also includes an illustrated comic-style lyric book. Click here for more details.

Tim Chadwick: Belong (December 2016)

Tim Chadwick - Belong

Animated music video for Dublin based singer-songwriter Tim Chadwick's 'Belong'.

A mixture of rotoscoping and an animated brown-paper world are used to compliment the homecoming feel of unity in the song.


Dead and Buried Tshirt (October 2016)

Dead and Buried Tshirt

My new Tshirt designs for club Dead and Buried has a nice old-school feel about it. Available at the next night (7th October) and the Halloween special (28th October). See my Facebook page for links and details.



Artwork at FAB - Fetish Alternative Boutique (September 2016)

FAB - Fetish Alternative Boutique

A range of my framed prints are currently available to see and buy at FAB - Fetish Alternative Boutique in Camden.

Drop by for a view or some kinky shopping.



pushingnormal on Instagram (August 2016)

pushingnormal on Instagram

You can now find and follow pushingnormal on Instagram for exclusive uploads and latest news. Feel free to tag @pushingnormal too!



Framed Artwork (July 2016)

Framed pushingnormal art

As well as the range of digital prints available online in my shop pushingnormal artwork can be printed and framed to order. If you've seen something online or have any questions feel free to drop me a line.



She Made Me Do It: Frantic (June 2016)

She made Me Do It: Frantic

An action packed sci-fi narrative animated music video featuring live-action to cartoon rotoscoping.

Nanotechnology runs amok engulfing the city in a sea of sentient tentacled goo in its frantic quest...

See the She Made Me Do It - Frantic page to view.


The Creeping Terrors Logo/T-Shirt (March 2016)

The Creeping Terrors

The Creeping Terrors Horrorpunk/Riot Grrrl band identity. See their Facebook page for details.

Find out more in the Horrorpunk section.



Tony Momrelle: This Could Be Us Video (February 2016)

Tony Momrelle: This Could Be Us

A live action and motion graphics mix music video for a vintage record artwork feel to Tony Momrelle's single from the album Keep Pushing.

See the Tony Momrelle - This Could Be Us page to view.



Morel?: Oh Yeah! Video (January 2016)

Tony Momrelle: Pick Me Up

Physical effects and live action were mixed for this video for 'Morel?'s single 'Oh Yeah!'.

Using 'animated editing' to get a beat heavy video to match the hypnotic repetition of the track.

See the Morel? - Oh Yeah! page to view.


E4 eSting: #E4SHARK (December 2015)

Tony Momrelle: Pick Me Up

Narrowly missing out on a place in the final via the public vote (a big thank-you to all of you that voted #E4SHARK on Twitter!), my E4 eSting can still be seen regularly on the E4 TV channel as one of the 16 finalists.

See the E4 eSting: #E4SHARK page to view.


Tony Momrelle: Pick Me Up Video (September 2015)

Tony Momrelle: Pick Me Up

Amusement arcade claw grabbers run wild in this animated Lyric Video for British R&B and jazz singer Tony Momrelle. Single taken from the album Keep Pushing.

See the Tony Momrelle - Pick Me Up page to view.


Sh*t Robot: Where It's At (Feat. Reggie Watts) Video (April 2015)

Sh*t Robot: Where It's At (Feat. Reggie Watts)

Another commission for electronic dance artist Sh*t Robot, this animated video references classic sci-fi but with a twist in its digital tail...

See the Sh*t Robot - Where It's At (Feat. Reggie Watts) page to view.


Con Funk Shun: I Miss You Video (March 2015)

Con Funk Shun: I Miss You

Lyric Video for classic American R&B and funk outfit Con Funk Shun. "A journey between regret and hope..."

See the Con Funk Shun - I Miss You page to view.



Whitney McClain: Bombs Away (Dave Doyle Remix) Video (January 2015)

Whitney McClain: Bombs Away (Dave Doyle Remix)

There's a hint of Saul Bass in this kinetic text animated promo for emerging artist Whitney McClain and the Dave Doyle Remix of her debut single 'Bombs Away'.

See the Whitney McClain - Bombs Away (Dave Doyle remix) page to view.


Order Direct From pushingnormal (November 2014)

Buy prints and more

This month sees the launch of pushingnormal.com's on-line shop.

You can now order badges, posters, prints and more direct. See the shop section for details.

For more information on payment and shipping see here.

The Art of Gothic Launch (October 2014)

The Art of Gothic

As well as my inclusion in the forthcoming 'The Art of Gothic' by Natasha Scharf I will be attending the London launch events in London on the 31st of October - this Halloween!

The double-barreled launch will initially take place at The British Library as part of their 'Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination' - the UK's biggest ever Gothic exhibition.

This is followed by a launch/afterparty at Deathrock/Darkwave club 'Dead and Buried'.

More details are available at the following Facebook pages:

The Art of Gothic - Halloween launch party at The British Library
'The Art of Gothic' - Halloween afterparty at Dead & Buried
Club 'Dead and Buried' - Halloween event page

More information on the 'The Art of Gothic' as it comes and also via it's own page on Facebook.

Stereohype Exhibition (September - October 2014)

The Art of Gothic

As you may know that I contributed my 'Punk Rock Panties' to Stereohype's Button-Badge range a while back and have since acted as a judge on their competition panel.

This weekend sees the opening of a retrospective exhibition of their 10 year collection as part of the London Design Festival. I look forward to seeing my pants on display...

The exhibition runs from the 13th September to the 31st of October You can find out more about it and the private view at stereohype.com or see the badge here: LINKSHORT[i215].

Sh*t Robot - Do it (Right) Feat. Lidell Townsell Video (September 2014)

Sh*t Robot - Do It (Right)

I was recently asked to produce a lyric video for Sh*t Robot's retro-house track 'Do It (Right)' Feat. Lidell Townsell which is now live on YouTube.

So come with me now on a nostalgic trip through early DTP and 80s dance electronica graphics... See the Sh*t Robot - Do It (Right) (Feat. Lidell Townsell) page to view.

Sh*t Robot Mixtape (September 2014)

Sh*t Robot Mixtpe

Following on from my recent Sh*t Robot video, here's another tie-in commission featuring more retro-electro artwork...

...an old-school Hip-House Mixtape cover!

You can order the limited edition Mixtape here.

The Art of Gothic (July 2014)

The Art of Gothic

I'm very pleased to announce my inclusion in the forthcoming 'coffin' table book 'The Art of Gothic'.

'The Art of Gothic' by Natasha Scharf will be published in the UK by Omnibus Press, appropriately, this Halloween.

More information on the 'The Art of Gothic' as it comes and also via it's own page on Facebook.

The Layabouts feat. Portia Monique: Colours (November 2013)

What Is Glitch Reel People Music commissioned a promo lyric video for club hit 'Colours of Love' by The Layabouts feat. Portia Monique

Commissioned through Reptile.

See the The Layabouts - Colours of Love page to view.

Stereohype Judging Results (November 2013)

Winning Stereohype BadgeI was recently asked to participate as a judge for the second time for STEREOHYPE's Button Badge Competition and this year's winners have been announced.

Congratulations to all. Glad to see some of my favorites make it through:

  • 1st prize (single badge): Shiva Karamzadeh
  • 1st prize (set of 4): Sara Cunha
  • 2nd prize (single badge): Paul Pateman aka Pate
  • 2nd prize (set of 4): Keith Hancox
  • 3rd prize (single badge): Marina Mijatovic
  • 3rd prize (set of 4): Faye Savage
  • 4th prize (single badge): Kienen Dostal aka GiantEvilPizza
  • 4th prize (set of 4): David Petzold aka Lobsterboy
  • 5th prize (single badge): Jenny Haytch
  • 5th prize (set of 4): Lydia Blanco aka Cocolima
  • Special Stereohype Prize (single badge): Cynthia Bataille
  • Special Stereohype Prize (set of 4): Jono Sandilands

    See all the winners here.

    A badge may seem a simple thing but is a medium all of its own. Its also nice to think people are wearing my Punk Rock Panties (badge) out there still...

    My own badge still available: here.

    Pushingnormal Facebook Page (November 2013)

    Pushingnormal now has a new Facebook page, including new and exclusive content: http://www.facebook.com/pushingnormal.

    UNLOST Launch Event (20th May 2012)
    17:00 - 19:00 Facebook Event Page

    This May sees the launch of Unlost - The Collected Short Stories of K L Gillespie, featuring 14 new illustrations by Jeff Conway of pushingnormal.

    To celebrate this event there is an exhibition of artwork, readings, signings, short films and music at Antenna Studios on Sunday the 20th of May, 17:00 - 19:00.

    Antenna Studios
    Bowyers Yard,
    Haynes Lane,
    Crystal Palace,
    SE19 3AN
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    Winning Badge Design Now Available at Stereohype (September 2011)

    Winning Stereohype Badge Pushingnormal is pleased to announce that a new badge design has been selected and is available to buy at graphic art & fashion boutique: Stereohype.

    The badge design, originally submitted as a set of three, beat stiff competition to received 2nd place in Stereohype's annual badge design competition.

    Badges are available now via the Stereohype website. See LINKSHORT[i215]

    New Website Commissions (August 2011)

    Pushingnormal is proud to announce two new website commissions are now live. LINKSHORT[w419] is a complete rebuild for established clients 'Pepi's Hairdressing' and the other is a new blog based social hub for emerging singer songwriter LINKSHORT[w420].

    Illustration Section Update (June 2011)

    The illustration section of pushingnormal has been updated to include new recent work.

    Also worth noting is that a large amount of commissioned illustration and animation work has been added to pushingnormal's sister site www.jeffconway.co.uk.

    Sony Ireland Artist Website (May 2011)

    Sony Music Ireland commission pushingnormal to build a new website for artist Bressie (Niall Breslin - the formerly of The Blizzards) to launch his new single 'Can't Stay Young Forever'.

    The site features sections for gig information, sound clips, videos and biography as well as being a hub for Bressie's social networking profiles. See the section for the LINKSHORT[w418] website for more info.

    Jeff Conway - Commercial Artwork Site: www.jeffconway.co.uk (December 2010)

    To promote the commercial illustration and animation work of Jeff Conway a new site has been launched, separate from, but complementary to, pushingnormal.

    This will be the new home for more mainstream work allowing pushingnormal to expand into more personal projects. So see www.jeffconway.co.uk for news and information on work for Tim Westwood, Reel People, Live Beyond, Corrigan Brothers, Jedward and more...

    Raging Zombie Alert! Website is Alive! (October 2010)

    Pushingnormal client Raging Zombie will be at the London MCM Expo (London's Comic Convention) with Zombie Girls in tow this weekend (29 - 31st October at Excel London) to tie in with the recent launch of the LINKSHORT[w417] website created by pushingnormal.

    Raging Zombie supply professionally mounted Chirashi - a Japanese form of promotional film artwork - pushingnormal have developed Raging Zombie promotional branding and online shop.

    Read more about the LINKSHORT[w417] website or go straight to the Raging Zombie site online now!

    Pushingnormal on Twitter (July 2010)

    The pushingnormal Twitter account is now active so you can keep up to date with all the latest news as it happens. Why not follow pushingnormal...

    Showreel Showtime! (July 2010)

    The new pushingnormal Showreel is now online; featuring a huge amount of previously unseen material and clips from all the music videos to date. Be one of the first to see it here.

    It features everything from pin-ups and witches to aliens and superheroes, with a few penguins thrown in for good measure. The showreel is also available on pushingnormal's YouTube Channel for sharing and posting comments.

    Raging Zombies! (May 2010)

    Raging Zombie supply professionally mounted Chirashi - a Japanese form of promotional artwork. Pushingnormal was asked to produced a logo and branding for them.

    As well as the ID for Raging Zombie, pushingnormal produced a series of images to show the frames in context.

    These 'lifestyle catalog' images were then subverted with the addition of crime scene/horror film details. See LINKSHORT[i148].

    Find out more: Raging Zombie

    Website For Colourstat Digital Printing (January 2010)

    Colourstat are a London based digital printing specialists who provide a wide range of services.

    Pushingnormal's website for them reflects their strong brand and features an editable animated 'special offers' homepage advert and an uploading facility to allow their clients to send them large files quickly.

    Find out more about the website for LINKSHORT[w415]

    The Irrepressible Mr Flay! (November 2009)

    Pushingnormal was commissioned to supply a caricature identity and logo type for escape artist, compŠre, and man of action, The Irrepressible Mr. Flay - a performer of dramatic and death-defying stunts on the burlesque and cabaret scene.

    Find out more LINKSHORT[i146]

    Chris Boehk - All Wagon No Star (July 2009)

    Pushingnormal's video for Chris Boehk's track 'All Wagon No Star' follows an animated Chris through a landscape of colourful obsolescence. Song available on the album 'The Day I Realized I Might Not Make It' (released on 'Has Anyone Ever Told You?' Records).


    Pushingnormal Website Relaunch (July 2009)

    The new pushingnormal website is launched with high quality video playback and new layout.

    Pushingnormal on Tumblr (May 2009)

    During the production of my animation projects a wide array of illustrations and test animations are produced that may or may not make it into the final productions. The Tumblr blog is a place to see those sketches, ideas, variations and works in progress. By no means intended as a portfolio it however hopefully will provide a glimpse into the pushingnormal production process. pushingnormal.tumblr.com

    Eternity Range Website (January 2009)

    www.eternityrange.co.uk pushingnormal designed website goes live.

    Eternity Range are the original specialists in fine quality handmade eternity rings. Their design catalogue boasts up to 45 different styles with an extensive range of eternity rings. The website allows the visitor to view their range in fine detail and includes a trade only members section with pricing and special offer information.

    Diva Beach Online (September 2008)

    This London boutique cocktail bar and club required a intelligent Flash based solution to reflect the smooth style and atmosphere of the club. Features include a easily updated Flash based gallery, content, audio and animation.

    Read more about LINKSHORT[w408]

    T-Shirts For Sale (July 2008)

    Based on pushingnormal's LINKSHORT[i110] for his live shows, 10.

    View the LINKSHORT[i132]

    Online Plattypus (April 2008)

    New website launched for Plattypus films with touches of animation and fast delivery of high quality video. The site had to reflect the broad and unusual style of this award winning director while letting each piece of work speak for itself.


    Coming soon: T-Shirts and Music Artwork (March 2008)

    Pushingnormal has been involved with developing T-Shirt and promotional materials for independent US based bands, more information coming soon.

    Artwork Section Update (February 2008)

    Several pieces of illustration and poster design have been added to the artwork section:


    Timbaland Screen Saver (January 2008)

    Pushingnormal has been working with The Reptile House on multimedia promotional items and has just produced a Flash based screen saver for hip hop producer Timbaland's UK release of Shock Value in MP3 format on USB key!

    January also saw the relaunch of the Reptile House website and expansion into broadcast production.

    Tel Aviv, Luxembourg and Austin Screenings at the
    Indie Music Video Festival (October - December 2007)

    Pushingnormal's video for Beta Valentine's LINKSHORT[v314] is being screened as part of the IMVF throughout 2007.

    More New Dates!
    • Tel Aviv, Israel: October 26 2007 6:00PM
    • Luxembourg, Luxembourg: November 10 2007 8:00PM
    • Austin, Texas: December 17 2007 8:00PM at the Alamo Drafthouse

    More details to come!

    Meet Pushingnormal

    Jeff Conway (pushingnormal) will be attending the New York IMVF screening on the 18th of September and the London screening at the Horse Hospital (as part of the Flash Film Festival) on the 22nd and 23rd of September of Curse of the Midnight Idol. See below for details.

    Pushingnormal animated video picked for
    Flash Film Festival (September 2007)

    Saturday 22nd September & Sunday 23rd September Doors 6:30PM. £5/£4 members & concessions Pushingnormal's video for Beta Valentine's LINKSHORT[v314] is screened as part of the Flash Film Festival at arts venue The Horse Hospital London. "The festival promises to be an adventure of irreverent humour and political debate, showcasing the broad variation of aesthetics and imaginative works available to use with this Adobe programme that will deliriously delight your senses. The Flash Film Festival continues to provide a platform to visually excite with Technicolor daydream and epic storylines forming an eclectic array of ground-breaking animation."
    The Venue:
    The Event:
    http://www.thehorsehospital.com/archives/000498.html More information as it arrives

    New International Screenings at the
    Indie Music Video Festival (August - October 2007)

    Pushingnormal's video for Beta Valentine's LINKSHORT[v314] is being screened as part of the IMVF throughout 2007. Having already played in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver and San Francisco the travelling festival will be showcasing the Music Video in the following cities later this year:

    More New Dates!
    • Los Angeles CA: August 2 2007 8:00PM Echo Park Film Center
    • New York NY: September 18 2007 8:00PM - IMVF6 at SUGAR.
    • Guelph ON: September 22 8:00PM Sharp Cuts Film & Video Festival
    • Chicago IL: October 12 2007 TIME TBC Chicago Art Dept.

    Austin and now also Tel Aviv, Malta and Phoenix dates TBA. Please check IMVF on mySpace for the latest information.

    Pushingnormal animated video picked for
    Portobello Film Festival (August 2007)

    Running from the 1st - 22nd of August. Over 700 brand new independent productions, from London and around the world, will be screened at this year's Portobello Film Festival. Pushingnormal's video for Beta Valentine's LINKSHORT[v314] is screened as part of the Drama/Comedy/Animation show at the Pelican Pub 2PM - 11PM on Saturday 11th August 2007.
    The Festival:
    The Screening:
    Full Programme (PDF):

    Please note: The video is third from the end so is expected to be screened sometime after 10PM

    The Reptile House (July 2007)

    LINKSHORT[w405] website has been re-launched with a new archive section and new artwork (www.thereptilehouse.net)

    The 6th Annual Indie Music Video Festival
    (June - August 2007)

    The 6th Annual Indie Music Video Festival Pushingnormal is pleased to announce that the video for Beta Valentine's LINKSHORT[v314] has been selected to be in the IMVF this summer. The travelling festival will be showcasing the Music Video in the following cities: New dates!
    • Seattle WA: July 11 2007 7:30PM Jewelbox Theater
    • Victoria BC: July 12 2007 8:00PM Lucky Bar
    • Vancouver BC: July 18 2007 9:00PM Railway Club
    • San Francisco CA: July 21 2007 8:00PM Edinburgh Castle Pub
    • Los Angeles CA: August 2 2007 8:00PM Echo Park Film Center
    Chicago, New York and Austin dates TBC. Please check www.imvf.com for the latest information.

    Back from the USA (April 2007)

    Pushingnormal is back in London after visiting Austin Texas to catch up with Beta Valentine and to visit the SXSW festival - A fantastic event. Thanks to everyone who met up. same time next year!

    SXSW (March 2007)

    Pushingnormal will be in Austin Texas for the SXSW festival - if you're in town and are interested in working with pushingnormal why not get in touch.

    Site Updates (October 2006)

    New artwork has been added to the site; see LINKSHORT[i103] and LINKSHORT[i104] and LINKSHORT[w405] website has been updated with new navigation, artwork and newsletter.

    Music Video TV Premier (October 2006)

    LINKSHORT[v314]'s US TV premier on 'Red River Rocks' on ME Television with introduction from the band Beta Valentine. 03/10/06 Midnight, Red River Rocks, USA.

    New Site Online (September 2006)

    The pushingnormal website is relaunched with a wider portfolio and showcase of new work.

    Beta Valentine - Music Video (September 2006)

    The LINKSHORT[v314] video for Austin based band Beta Valentine is released

    MySpace (September 2006)

    pushingnormal's Myspace profile is launched (www.myspace.com/pushingnormal)

    YouTube (August 2006)

    pushingnormal's channel on YouTube goes live (www.youtube.com/user/pushingnormal )

    New DVD (July 2006)

    The LINKSHORT[v315] video by pushingnormal is now available on the SuperVisions DVD (details)
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