About Megaleather

This site is all about painting by hand – well with a hand holding a brush – on leather jackets. And occasionally other things too. It’s somehow all coherent and related….

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Contact me, I mean us, of course. using the royal plural. It’s not like this is an industry or anything. I’ll even just chat.


I’m bound to claim I can paint – goes without saying. Why not find out what other people say. And no, I didn’t make them up. That’s what they said. Or at least as close to what I can remember them saying…

Latest Stuff

Rancid - Exploited jacket

A spot of punk

The last jacket art I painted was 2009 – was asked to combine a couple of iconic punk images – the archetypal Rancid image and The Exploited logo. Frankly – it was a piece of piss. Looked OK too. And it was markedly different to most punk looking jackets in that it didn’t look painted

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Frank Zappa

I don’t just paint on awkward uneven leather surfaces such as jacket sleeves, but I recently painted a Frank Zappa pic on a shiny plastic VW spare wheel cover. I was sent this graphic image – sorry can’t credit the original artist – it’s a nice image. But only a nutcase would try and copy

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Welcome to Megaleather!

I started painting leather jackets as an art student in 1991 – and then stopped when I left college. Now I’m an adult (no really!) I’m going to take up my paintbrush again!  

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