Tuesday, 28 December 2010


I have been drawing a lot of bears recently, here are some of the furry fellows to welcome you into the New Year!


I made this for my Grandad...

Friday, 24 December 2010

People from The Town Part 2

Here are the rest of the images for this series, i might still alter a few things though...

Friday, 17 December 2010

People from The Town Part 1

I have been painting a series of images based on a strange atmosphere in a town; something is happening there with the silent arrival of a fishing boat, but no-one is sure what it is.

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Christmas Carols

My work was organising a Christmas Carol event and asked me to draw the front cover for the song booklet. I was also asked to do a spot illustration of a mouse for a page.
And here's my workplace, it's a lovely little independant cinema!

Monday, 6 December 2010

Piano Emporium

One of my friends is putting a zine together, and was looking for things to go in it (You can see more of her work here...http://whyhello.co.uk.
So here's my first foray into the world of the zine. It might be in black & white, so I posted two colours up.
Welcome to the Piano Emporium!

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Creative Boom

I just discovered my application to the Creative Boom directory was successful!
Thank you Creative Boom peoples! Here is a link to their website http://www.creativeboom.co.uk

Monday, 29 November 2010

Christmas Cats!

I have been drawing Christmas cards, here's one of them....


I was visiting my dad in the city of Southampton and we ended up visiting a maritime museum with an extensive section dedicated to the RMS Titanic...so here are some paintings inspired by that.

Friday, 19 November 2010

Oh Comely Magazine

I recently bought Oh Comely magazine http://www.ohcomely.co.uk, a wonderful publication filled with creative elements and observations. They will be doing a feature 'Bookshelf' in the next issue and readers were invited to send in drawings of their own (un-edited!) bookshelves. Here's mine...

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

The Cat Was Eating In The Kitchen

I have been drawing more cats, and wanted to make this series of cats eating meals into a mini booklet once I learn bookbinding properly...!

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Unseen Goldmund T-shirt design Competition

The record label Unseen were running a competition to design a T-shirt for Goldmund http://www.unseen-music.com/contest.html.
The first image was one idea, and my actual entry was the last illustration.

Listen to the music of Goldmund here, its beautiful! http://www.myspace.com/goldmundmusic

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Bears in The Park!

I have been doing some new illustrations to try and get something good for my portfolio...

Saturday, 23 October 2010

The Owl and The Pussycat at Sea

I have been drawing scenes from the Owl and the Pussycat tale... here are a couple of the illustrations in progress...

Saturday, 9 October 2010

My work on...someone else's blog!

I discovered my work has appeared on this blog http://dancreative.wordpress.com/ by a Graphic designer called Daniel Sharp. So thank you Daniel!

Friday, 8 October 2010

Blanket Magazine

I just discovered that my illustration entry to Blanket Magazine for their Landscape issue was chosen to be in the magazine! Thank you people at Blanket magazine!

Monday, 4 October 2010

Owls at Teatime

I have been drawing scenes with owls in them and attempting to create more of a context for characters. This was inspired by the dark autumn weather at the moment...and teatime!

Thursday, 30 September 2010

Little Red Riding Hood

I've been trying to complete a 'fairytale' spread, and make my people less scary looking for publishers.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Circus Bears

I have been drawing circus bears for a mini concertina book I am making. These are the pages so far...

Sunday, 26 September 2010

Buffalo Landscape

I just discovered Blanket Magazine as well this week (http://blanketmagazine.com/), and did this today for their open submissions for their edition based on the word 'Landscape'.
Its been a bit cold and rainy, so i drew somewhere warm and rainy with a fluffy buffalo.

Saturday, 25 September 2010

School Dinners...

I have been drawing food and people a lot so decided to combine the two... into a school dinners illustration

Thursday, 23 September 2010


I was asked by a new online boutique store Tout Nouveau which is launching this Nov, if I would sell some prints in their store http://www.toutnouveau.co.uk
These are the illustrations chosen...

Pin Badge Design Competition

I recently entered a badge competition by Stereohype Graphic Art and Fashion Boutique... http://www.stereohype.com/pages/badge_competition2010.asp.
It was a last minute find for this competition so it was quite a tight deadline...i chose to draw the fairly circular creature that is the snail, and here are the results!

Saturday, 4 September 2010


I have been attempting to draw backgrounds... on the realisation that I hardly ever do them, and hadn't even noticed. Well here is attempt 1 based on Goldilocks

Monday, 30 August 2010

Family Portraits

I have been doodling a lot of people recently, so decided to create a wall of family portraits...