Wednesday 27 February 2013

Moving Bowie

I worked on an interesting little animation project recently for Intercity bringing their Bowie type treatment to life in a number of ways. The design was created to form part of a typographic screenprint for the V&A's upcoming Bowie Is exhibition, more of which you can read about on the Creative Review blog here.

Monday 25 February 2013

The Brits

It was all about The Brit Awards last week and I was commissioned by Warner Brothers to create this illustration celebrating their nominees this year. Muse, Michael Bublé, The Black Keys and Stooshe were given the Union Jack treatment with the Damien Hirst designed award taking centre stage.

Friday 22 February 2013

Tarty Tango

I was thinking about the late, great character actor Brion James the other day, of Blade Runner ('Let me tell you about my mother') and Southern Comfort fame, so chose to draw him in one of his lesser, wobbly accented roles. He plays a comically aggressive 'limey' called Requin in the bromantic action-fest Tango & Cash with one of the lamest cocker-ney drawls put to film. Here he addresses a cross-dressing Sly Stallone as 'Tarty Tango' before being sent back to 'f*cking Maggie and f*cking England'... or something.

Tuesday 19 February 2013

HR And The City

Here's a cover and spot illustrations for HR Magazine for an article on how HR can build the City up into a responsible employer once more. Always good to work on an illustration featuring the ever-changing London skyline.

Friday 15 February 2013

Monkeying For Film

The folks at the fledgling La Guarimba International Film Festival asked me to contribute a poster design for their first outing in the small town of AmanteaItaly later in the year. The brief handed out to artists was to create a monkey-centric poster, the creature of choice for the festival. So I put the brush pen to paper and conjured up an ape before settling on the final chimp drawing along with some hand-rendered type. I then hung around and treated myself to a banana and some nuts. Enjoyable all round.

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Tech Two

Here are a couple of recent technology related editorial commissions. Firstly a piece on erasing yourself from the internet for PC Pro Magazine and a more fantastical take on technology and connectivity at trade shows for Exhibitor Magazine.

Friday 8 February 2013

Portfolio Interview

I'm getting grilled about my illustration career in a Portfolio Interview entitled Make Impact With Colour in this month's Advanced Photoshop on the shelf now.

Monday 4 February 2013

Winter Escapades

Here's a little photography from recent Winter breaks. First up are a couple of lovely sunsets from Porthmeor beach taken during a cosy Christmas week in St. Ives, Cornwall. Followed by some shots from a great week of snowboarding in Morzine, France, staying at one of the fantastic Riders Refuge chalets. Cobwebs well and truly blown away.