Just a quick post to share my work for Mental Floss. As a long-time fan of the magazine, I was delighted to be asked to create the cover artwork for their Big Questions issue.
An Illustrated Interview
I was recently invited to illustrate my answers to 10 questions by Kollektiv Gallery in Brighton, UK.
You can see how some other artists have responded online here.
And here are my answers...
1. If you had the power to create a new animal, what...
One of the perks of creating hand-lettering is pretending that you are fluent in other languages. (I am not.)
I was recently commissioned by Internazionale magazine in Italy to create some artwork for their subscription postcard - the kind that gets stapled into the magazine...
I'm been trying to spend less time at the computer and make more time for daily drawing in my sketchbook. It just doesn't seem to happen unless I make a deliberate effort so I've been doing a half hour or so of doodling each morning before turning on my phone/computer and...
Spring is here (I'm told) and with summer just around the corner, it seemed a good time to share the packaging project I worked on with Noted.
I had wanted to work with Doug at Noted for a while and was delighted to be commissioned to create some packaging for the tops of...
Small Business Guide
Just a quick post to share some illustrations I created for this week's edition of Capital Business for The Washington Post.
The theme was small business success with the emphasis on technology.
I do quite a lot of large hand-lettered pieces so it was a really...
Net Magazine Cover
Just a quick post to share the artwork I created for the current issue of Net Magazine. The art director, Mike Brennan, asked for a magnifying glass motif to feature.
We worked through a few different colour schemes before settling on a google-inspired theme.
Hands-on video project!
Last year I worked with Damn Fine Media, a company that specialises in quirky video projects which incorporate live action and stop motion animation.
This film was for TES, a propular education and teacher resource here in the UK, and it advertises some of the features of their online...
Goodbye 2013/ Hello 2014!
Hello Friends. Happy New Year!
I'm not a big one for new year resolutions, but hopefully 2014 will see me being a better blogger than in 2013.
It's been an embarrassingly long time since my last post, so here's a very brief recap of some of what's been keeping...
Aside from my lettering work, I do the occassional illustrated map. I'm sure I've bemoaned before about how map work can evoke mixed feelings in me. It's fun to research new places and find new ways to illustrate landmarks and locations.
The down-side is that...