Tag Archives: Illustration

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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