Dooom 3.0

Illustrator buddies Jon Boam and Matthew the Horse (the latter of Guardian Sports section fame) are collaborating on an exhibition at Shoreditch’s Nobrow gallery.

Doom 3.0 Trading Card Wrapper by Matthew The Horse
Doom 3.0 Trading Card Wrapper by Matthew The Horse

Boam’s contributions include a depiction of Davina McCall in helmet and gas mask, while Matthew the Horse’s exhibition pictures include a cyclops on a bicycle with a whisk for a hand.

Ian Peanuts by Matthew The Horse
Ian Peanuts by Matthew The Horse

Davina McCallgirl by Jon Boam
Davina McCallgirl by Jon Boam

‘Their work is very character-based and they both create line drawings and colour them in, which is why they feel that their work is compatible,’ says joint creative director of Nobrow Sam Arthur.

Garry by Jon Boam
Garry by Jon Boam

Alan Damage by Matthew The Horse
Alan Damage by Matthew The Horse

Besides showcasing their individual pieces, the pair are collaborating on a mural in the gallery and creating a 50 limited edition collections of football-sticker-style trading cards featuring their characters

Scull Head Guy by Jon Boam
Scull Head Guy by Jon Boam

Shazam by Jon Boam
Shazam by Jon Boam

Dooom 3.0 runs from 22 July  – 23 September at Nobrow Shop and Gallery, 62 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A.

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