Category: Personal

The Oak Folk Cover

This is the possible cover for a book I’ve written. There’s a couple of versions, but I think I prefer the simpler one where less is happening. Everything…

The Oak Folk 1

One of the test drawings of my Oak Folk book. After the initial sketch, I drew each of the characters in graphite pencil,  then scanned, coloured and compiled…

The Oak Folk 2

Another test drawing for my Oak Folk book. Done in the same way as my last post; sketched, drawn, then coloured and put together in Photoshop.

The Geordie Penguin

These watercolour illustrations are from a book I wrote about a penguin, adrift on a block of ice, visiting and exploring my home town of Newcastle. The whole…

Woodpecker Book

Inspired by traditional children’s books of the 30’s & 40’s, I wrote and illustrated this story about a woodpecker who bragged too much – a kind of fable….

Amazon Antics

I likes the idea of doing an illustration based in the Amazon, so made up this stylised fictitious book cover. Linework and watercolour were both created separately, then…


A selection of illustrations of famous/iconic people from film and TV… Jack Nicholson – Jack Torrance, The Shining Felicity Jones – Jyn Erso, Rogue One Arthur Lowe, Captain…

Wall Art

A series of pieces I’ve produced over the years which I labeled ‘wall art’ – very graphic, posterised illustrations. All based on photographs I took, I hand draw…

Cartoon Style

A few examples of cartoon style drawings and character development. The slick cartoon style probably comes the most naturally to me.


A selection of other illustrations in a broad mix of styles, from highly finished watercolour, to pastel, pencil and digital pieces.