From hairy synth players to mythical galleons, from battered sneakers to bizarre monsters: welcome to the world of Pete Fowler, the acclaimed artist and designer of album covers for Super Furry Animals, among others.
For over thirty years, he has collected his thoughts, sketches, doodles, drafts and ideas in hundreds of sketchbooks, which have never been seen outside of a small circle of friends.
Decades of Lead features over 350 of these never-before-seen illustrations, collected together in one beautiful volume. These sketches take the reader on a whimsical and eclectic journey into the mind of one of Britain’s most exciting graphic artists.
Pete Fowler is an artist, designer, DJ and musician. He is one-half of the band Seahawks and has created album covers for Super Furry Animals and artwork for The Horrors and Tim Burgess, among others. His illustrations adorn book covers, T-shirts, skateboards, comics and prints. He spent several years creating monsters. @petefowlerart