Tag Archives: Illustration

A tweaked calendar.

Sometimes you have to make presents. Here’s a Christmas present, a calendar which has been tweaked to fit its recipient. Using some new felt pens and some Pritt Stick, jockeys have been added, some more silly than others, all with … Continue reading

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A little bit of illustration…

It seems a lot of work is consigned to be a mystery due to the prevalence of Non Disclosure Agreements. Here’s a medical illustration job that I can now show in part at least. It works as details without giving … Continue reading

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Yerbury Summer Fair Project

Circus poster. Pen and photoshop.The illustrations had to be general, with and a tad child-like. There is some play between what is in the frame and what object is infront of another. I drew the man with stilts around 10 … Continue reading

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Sketches on a trip to London.

The Natural History Museum followed by the V&A. Testing out the very black grease pencil (chinagraph pencil).

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Illustration. Perfume shop & bottles.

Les Senteurs is a fascinating business. I’ve fallen under the spell of their many fine scents. They also have a fantstic shopfront with an amazing tree, which I was asked to illustrate when making up some extra brand guidelines for … Continue reading

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Life drawing 22.09.17. The actress.

The first of the new sessions. This was made by using a large angled flat-head brush loaded with tester pot grey. In two minutes I had the size and composition. Then with different sized pastels the details were worked out. … Continue reading

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Websites & backgrounds

There is so much content in everything now that is filched from other places. I prefer to make my own, the client is employing me for my work, not my talents as a thief. Which is different from having influences … Continue reading

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Building illustrations.

Over the past few years I’ve been illustrating architecture for the Auckland Castle project. It’s a really nice little job, the span of concentration, the translation of photos to unified illustrations and the feeling that is very near to playing … Continue reading

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Auckland Castle Leaflet

I do like working for Auckland Castle Trust. The people are nice, the idea for project is really genuine and the art and architecture is unique. The leaflet features my illiustration, design and typography. The feel is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Life drawing 8. Robin part 1.

Robin is a great actor and model. He is dramatic even when reclining. Now that is a loud background. An hour. This is the first part. There is room on the left for another pose, to be painted next Friday. … Continue reading

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TABOO

The tv series was pretty good fun and never less than a feast for the eye. As we watched the pen was used to take notes of all the unusual physiognomies infront of me. These were then collated in photoshop, … Continue reading

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Auckland Castle website

This project was a collaboration with Piers Aitman (coding), Lynda S, James H and Ann C. It was a pleasure to work with them all. In fact Auckland Castle was full of great people. If you ever get the chance to … Continue reading

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illustrations of windows

Creating a series of building illustrations for a map commission, I was pleased by the amount of shapes, sizes and styles that made up the windows. The architectural history is embedded in the designs, from the medieval to the modernist.  

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Large Birthday card collaboration. Plus photos.

This very large birthday card was a piece made with my children. A lot of pencil sharpening with a scalpel. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Here’s some photography taken in the last month. Reims Cathedral interior. Looking at Reims Cathedral, photography by I Mill. … Continue reading

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GAME OF THRONES

Game of Thrones drawn while watching the TV. Continue reading

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Life Drawing 3: 150515. Deborah & the British Museum

An hour of intense concentration ended up with something powerful, but not a subtle as  what was infront of me. Three ten minute poses. The middle image used the looping method of drawing in a series of ovals. The ones either side were … Continue reading

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Wolf Hall. Drawn while watching TV.

Wolf Hall. Drawn while watching the TV. 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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Snow Party invite

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Mirror, mirror

  Drawn on a post it note. Coloured inPhotoshop.

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