This was an image from a project I was working with Whizz Kidz on about a year ago. They wanted a series of sticker sheets that kids could put on their wheelchairs to make them look cooler. The idea was for them to be based around skateboard stickers. In the end the project headed in a different direction, but I like this dude, I think of him when I’m trying not to collapse doing marathon training.
Part of the reason that the website is looking so neglected is because I’m enjoying working on a “top secret project” too much. Here’s a work-in-progress-type image. More information soon, and hopefully an updated website too!
An illustration for the latest addition of Red Pepper magazine, which is out now. It was illustrating an interview with Tony Crowley about his new book Scouse: a social and cultural history. Tony gave me some really awesome feedback on how much he liked the illustration, which was great to hear.
A piece I did for an exhibition at Space Station Sixty-Five in Kennington as part of Shape and Situate’s ‘Remembering who we are’ exhibition (photos of which I’ll be putting up soon). For more information on the exhibition have a look here.
This is my last bit of work for 2012, but it’s been quite a big project. A folded poster for Corporate Watch on a selection of the bad food production methods employed around the world, and some of the ways that farmers are coming together to create a more sustainable form of agriculture. It was a steep learning curve working on a poster this large with this much detail. I quickly realised the only way to get my computer to do the job was to work in different segments and... Read The Rest →
I’ve printed up some christmas cards for 2012. I wanted to send something out to all the cool people I’ve worked with over the past year! For the design I figured christmas wouldn’t be christmas without a bunch of kids and punks cycling through the snow. And as if by some prophetic miracle it snowed (a bit, a very little bit) in London today, so maybe I’ll have the chance to dress up as a santa and dice with death on icy streets before christmas. Anyway, below is the card,... Read The Rest →
Kingston Books asked me to illustrate the cover and map for their, just published, book Paulina Annenkova by Catherine Weir. I also built a simple website for Catherine to showcase the book. The map (and some detail) Based on a true story the novel takes place in 19th Century Russia, just after the Decembrist’s revolt and follows the aftermath of Ivan Annenkova being sentenced for his involvement in the revolt and his partners exhausting journey across Russia to follow him to Siberia. There’s a zoomable map on the Paulina Annenkova... Read The Rest →
Ah, so I appear to have left this in limbo a while. Clearly need to do better with the internet. This: Is an illustration I did for STIR’s new book, titled simply ‘Volume 1′ and exploring ‘how inspiring and innovative groups are taking cooperative and community-led ideas from the margins to the mainstream’. The illustration is looking at how the world of finance is akin to the controller in the Wizard of Oz, I even got to draw the monkeys as cool robot dudes. The book’s being launched tomorrow –... Read The Rest →
(full disclosure I’m posting this in November because I forgot to post it when I should have done.) I created this as a sticker for Active Distribution. It’s part of a series of stickers that we’re going to, hopefully, be publishing together. We’ll see. They’re stickers I wish I’d had as a teenager for my skateboard rather than the Garbage Pail Kids. It’s actually a lot smaller than it is on your screen, the stickers are actually A7.
I’m heading to Cuba tomorrow with my very awesome girlfriend. This isn’t quite ‘finished’ – and it’s part of a series about camping in the UK – but it seemed an appropriate thing to post up on the blog since we’re going off exploring for a couple of weeks! Anyhow, I’m looking forward to having a bit of a break before working on some really exciting projects when I get back in the autumn.