The Big Draw
WALK, SKETCH, TALK. IN CONVERSATION WITH THE BIG DRAW 2020 ABOUT THE IMPACT OF COVID ON GRASS ROOTS FOOTBALL.
Future of History
A series of illustrations for Tortoise media. @Tortoise produces journalism that lasts. It provides wise, in-depth news that is independent of political party or commercial agenda.
Street Child Cricket World Cup
The first Street Child Cricket World Cup in 2019 took place in Cambridge and Lords.
FIFA World Cup Russia
A selection of illustrations from the FIFA World Cup in Russia where Tim was commissioned by the Daily Telegraph to produce an illustration [and text] every day for 35 consecutive days creating a unique 'live' visual diary of this remarkable tournament.
Street Child World Cup
24 teams and over 200 street-connected children come together in Moscow for their own international football tournament, festival of arts and Congress for their rights. These illustrations and animations are a record of this dynamic and colourful event exhibited in Moscow at the Amber Plaza, where these young people made their voices heard, calling for the rights of millions of children surviving on the streets worldwide.
Painted on the perimeter fence of the Action Factory on Locksbrook Road. This building was the former Herman Miller Factory designed by Grimshaw Architects in 1976 and soon to be the new home for Bath School of Art and design. The mural celebrates work and industrial heritage of the city and the art school in 2018.
The Herman Miller factory, designed by Grimshaw Architects in 1976, is now home to Bath School of Art and Design. The transformation from a factory to an art school will take place over the next 18 months and Tim will be updating posts throughout 2018.
Drawing from exhibition catalogues 2017
"It is sufficient to wander through the maze of cases letting your curiosity lead you." Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford 2017
Tim was the first recipient of the Doug Patterson/RCA bursary to draw all 20 Eastern Orthodox Monasteries of Mount Athos and exhibit at The Mount Athos Centre in Thessaloniki 2013-2017
"And let thy feet millenniums hence be set in midst of knowledge." Tennyson on the floor of the Great Court 2017
Documenting the remarkable London Olympic Games for The Times newspaper. "After the most dismal few months of British weather the sun shone on us all and the colours glowed and Tim caught them all. It worked the day after and it works today. Tim painted the news and because he got it right, it has stayed news." Simon Barnes, Chief Sports Correspondent, The Times, 2012. [All Images © Tim Vyner and The Times]
Experimenting with Google Tilt alongside Simon Spilsbury and Brain Grimwood
Sometimes it is the history of a single drawing that defines a trip. This Drawing was made in an abandoned building in Roosevelt Park, Detroit, in -20º temperatures as part of a 'DesignInquiry' investigation of the city 2014
Bath Abbey: headstone, tombstone, flagstone, typography, heraldry 2016
A short print residency at Xi'an Academy of Art working alongside other international printmakers and lecturers 2011
Tim travelled around China for the first time on behalf of Wieden & Kennedy to document emerging leisure and sport activities in 1991. In 2008 he drew his way through the Beijing Games and witnessed a completely transformed nation 2008
During 2006 Ghana qualified for the World Cup Finals in Germany. Having followed England in 2002 in Japan and Korea Tim decided to follow this football crazy nation as they qualified through the group stages, eventually losing to Brazil in the last 16 knock out game. 2006
FIFA World Cup Japan and Korea
In 2002 World Tim was the PFA's artist following the English football team in Japan and Korea. After this tournament he worked with fan groups travelling and documenting English football fans at home and abroad for many years. Many of these paintings belong in the PFA's football collection in Manchester 2002-2010
Tim has produced 10 books for children working with different authors and writing 3 of his own, The Tree, Dragon Mountain and World Team. World Team was a finalist in the V&A Illustration Awards 1990-2002
In 2000 Tim travelled to the Lebanon and drew a brief moment of peace for the Independent newspaper. Beirut was being re-built but still had the scars of war and the southern border with Israel was accessible including the Crusader fortress in Beaufort that had strategic military value 2000