30×30 Featured Artist – Chris Malbon and Rambo 3Simon Hawes
Chris is one of our 30×30: 1988 exhibition artists, and in this series of showcases we aim to show and tell you a little more about the artist, their work and why they chose the film they will be creating work for. Also WIP from their 1988 piece and details on how you can grab one of these for yourself.
Rambo 3 (1988)
Rambo mounts a one-man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.
About the Artist
Based in beautiful Bristol, Chris Malbon, AKA Melbs is an active member of the area’s thriving art and design scene, regularly giving talks at local colleges and universities. He classes himself as a creative all-rounder, comfortable designing from the side of matchbox to large murals, be it pencil, pen, paint or pixel, he’s happy using them all.
A hardworking and prolific contributor, Chris has created work for an array of clients and agencies over the past 15 years. He has worked on campaigns for Coca-Cola, Sony, London 2012, Unilever, Carhartt, Nestle, Nike and MTV and has plenty more impressive credits under his belt, so he is no stranger to the pressure that comes from working on high-profile campaigns.
Incredibly experienced and versatile, Chris is able to adapt his style and creative process to fit the demands of the job in hand, this chameleon like ability makes Chris a winner for any campaign large or small. The end result is always of the highest quality both artistically and commercially.
The scarily tall father of two never switches off from the creative process, constantly figuring out innovative new concepts and ideas. His career has taken him on a journey through some renowned studios including Attik, Zip Design, Version, Sun House and the brilliant McFaul Studio.
RAMBO 3 WIP
RAMBO 3 FINAL
Be sure to check out all of Chris’s work.