Sam 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.

Bloodsport (1988)

Film Synopsis

Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

About the Artist

Sam Mayle is a UK based freelance illustrator working within the London/Essex area.

Sam graduated from Colchester Institute in 2015, studying graphic design. However Sam sees himself being self-taught in illustration, by drawing and doodling every chance he got, ever since he was very young. His influences range from sci-fi, fantasy and everyday life, from all forms of media. Sam’s imagination is fuelled by film/t.v, video games and literature, any good story told by a particular medium can instantly captivate Sam.

Sam is always on the look out for his next big project that can challenge and express his creative ability, while also working on his own personal projects for his portfolio and online store. Sam’s best work comes from when he is being challenged, and his creative ability is pushed to the limit. This comes from Sam’s desire to always push and better himself, in order to be the best artist he can – through constant research and practice.

Sam has a steady growing online fanbase, which he never takes for granted. With his followers online always providing the extra motivation he needs to work harder, and produce better work. Sam has recently been attending and exhibiting his work at a variety of conventions to further expand his fan base. As he always enjoys meeting people face to face, and to hear and see their reactions to his artwork. Sam has some exciting upcoming work, that he can’t wait to share with everyone.



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