Borin Van Loon: Black Sun
Black Sun. Acrylics on glass, frame and board

Borin's tribute to the late Michael English and Nigel Waymouth, who worked together as Hapshash & The Coloured Coat in the late sixties and produced a body of psychedelic posters which surpassed even those produced on the west coast of America. They even joined with producer Guy Stevens (later to work on London calling by The Clash) stoned musicians (including some of Spooky Tooth and T.S. McPhee of The Groundhogs) to make an album which was released on red vinyl: Hapshash & The Coloured Coat featuring The Human Host and The Heavy Metal Kids in 1967 (years before the Heavy Metal Kids had a couple of hits). As visual artists they produced their own album cover, of course.

Borin Van Loon: Hapshash LP coverOriginal LP cover
See the Inspirations page page for more examples of psychedelic posters and this explosion of colour and creativity.

Borin Van Loon: Pallette icon>In sweet creative anguish
Back to Paintings Index

Home / Email
2013 Copyright throughout this site belongs to Borin Van Loon