Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Eddy Tennis Party: invite & cake

Using my old Avant Garde Gothic scan for the type in the tennis ball. The photo session was fun. The cake was a Victoria sponge with strawberry racket, strung with chocolate and with a marscapone, yogurt and raspberry background. The party was … Continue reading

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35 portraits in one day.

My lovely neighbours. On Sunday the 5th we had a street party. Bands, huge amounts of food, some history and lots of fun.  I was on the Art stall with my easel and some pastels. A great time was had by … Continue reading

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Lots of odds & ends

There’s a lot of art and design coming up: 1. A major portrait – plus book of sketches 2. A triptych of portraits – loads of work 3. Intro and Outro animations 4. Brochure designs 5. Charity logo designs 6. Life drawing … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas to YOU

front back Inside left Inside right. Merry Xmas to YOU.  

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PicassoPumpkin

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Snow Party invite

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Eddy Pirate Party

Two colours of ink, one blurred photo, one new typeface, a little time in Photoshop; one happy kid.

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My Daughter’s Fabulous Evil Eggheads!

These were so good and so unexpected; opening an eggbox to find these critters was quite a shock. They got boiled, bashed and eaten.  

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Harry Potter Party flyer

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2013 Xmas Card / Cd

Front Back Inside left Inside right Cd label

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Make your own glasses

High fashion has always been an expensive affair. Not Now. You too can have glasses like these with the minimum of expenditure. All you need is: Scissors Card Acetate Glitter (optional)

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Birthday invite: Climb the Wookie!

It’s a party at a climbing wall, hence Climb the Wookie, which sounds like a pretty dangerous thing to do. It took a long time to come up with the title. Longer than it did to photoshop Alex onto Han. … Continue reading

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How to introduce yourself…

I hope he has some custard creams. The best bit of the design was the shadow under the cup, helping the illusion. I do like colour coding at the moment; the grey of the suit and the blue of the … Continue reading

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Street Party Summer 2012

There will be dancing in the street (as I’ll be doing the music). The street needs to be cleared of cars, hence this flyer and letter. The car is based on a dinky little Crosley, as a resident collects them, … Continue reading

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Russian Dolls

These were created years ago, before our latest kid, Ed. I bought some blank unpainted Russian dolls and decided to create my family. The painting gets more abstract as the dolls get smaller, so George our rather large cat is … Continue reading

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1,2,3,4! It’s The Ramones Show!

I found this while looking for some old illustrations of happy kids yesterday. The kid illustrations are for some headlice packaging, as for these Bruddas, I can’t remember why I did them. I do know that 1,2,3,4! It’s The Ramones … Continue reading

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Bespoke wrapping paper

One of things I like about working in an office is doing little special jobs for people. You can quickly do something that will make the recipient smile. Here’s some bespoke wrapping paper for a leaving present.

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Kate’s 40th card.

Yes I bought her a bike. With a kid seat.

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Darth Vader: the cake.

4 hours to make. There’s still some ‘brains’ in the fridge.    

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ALEX PARTY 4

Last year Pirates, this year STARWARSTHECLONEWARS. He wanted to be fighting Darth Vader. Now to think about the cake…

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