Category: Personal

Oak Folk v2

A new style of illustration for my Oak Folk book. Just playing around…

People 2

Portraits of famous and iconic people from film and TV. Audrey Hepburn Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag Sarah Michelle Gellar – Buffy Summers

Once Upon a Time…

I was inspired to make my own poster for Quentin Tarantino’s brilliant ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Movie. I wanted it to have a vintage illustrated look…

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…

People

Portraits of famous and 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.

Miscellaneous

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