Category Archives: Books

Hemingway 4. The book of the painting.

Being a designer as well as a painter I make books on my major paintings. This collates all the different strands that go into the work. I do like a show & tell. Here’s some of the spreads.   Buy … Continue reading

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Design week 2: Book design.

This type of work is very pleasurable. Instead of writing much about the rythmn, space and details, here’s the work. The cover. Some of the spreads.  

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InsideNGO Branding

This branding project took up autumn and winter of 2015. InsideNGO strengthen the operations and management of companies in the non-governmental organisation community. They are based in Washington, USA. The logo has the idea of reaching out of the normal NGO … Continue reading

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Information/Expression Catalogue.

Here’s the catalogue of the exhibition. It’s a 32 page, A4 magazine. Available at http://www.blurb.com/b/6487524-information-expression-painting-from-life for £9.99. I’ll sign it if you put it under my nose… The front and back cover, showing the posters in situ. The title spread. A photographic … Continue reading

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ERNEST SHACKLETON. A portrait.

This was a commission for the same great patron who wanted a portrait of Winston Churchill. The idea behind the portrait was to make his face show all the trials, pain and strength in the man’s amazing adventure in the … Continue reading

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Life Drawing book: Viewing / Making

Here’s some of the best spreads from the book. You can order a copy at blurb: http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/5433059-life-drawing I’m involved with Islington Exhibits in October. More information nearer the time.

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Bookshop logos. Barnes, Sheen & Kew. Plus the Uncommon Reader.

A really pleasant freelance job for three linked bookshops. Eric Ravilious was an inspiration. The type was created from the Judas Kiss fonts. The book illustrations are based on: The big book:  Century by Phaidon & Reasons To Be Cheerful … Continue reading

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