A little project for a very cool charity called London Play, and an event they are running called Unplugged in Enfield. This logo has been designed for a promotional badge, hence the bold colours and lines. I was asked to create a robot-child that was running free, hence the addition of a trailing USB.
The mural is at Thorndon Country Park Visitor Centre, in Brentwood, Essex. It’s in the cafe, but you can’t see it from the cafe. If you’d like to take a look, you’d have to ask to peek in the Education Room. The room is used for children’s parties too, and it’s also used to store aContinue reading “Wildlife Mural at Thorndon”
My sketch today at The Horniman Museum & Gardens does rather look like a furry jacket-wearing man engaged in a very distasteful phone call. In fact it is a 19th century wooden Nikisi Power figure of the Kongo people (as you can see from my notes). The furry jacket is made from nails. Hand made ones, lots of them.Continue reading “Nikisi Power Figure”
My local illustrator’s group meets about once a month and we set each other briefs. Due to being on the MA I’ve been spectacularly bad at completing any of these mini-projects but I am determined to try now that the MA is finished (I got a distinction by the way, I’m pretty chuffed). Anyway ourContinue reading “Monsters and Dogs”
This is my latest project, for Nikki Gamble’s Just Imagine Year 4 Reading Challenge activity in schools. These illustrations are to help publicise the activity which is an extra-curricular reading group, with competitive team events involving making, performance and quizzes aimed to extend and stretch the most able readers. It’s a programme beginning in September thatContinue reading “Reading Gladiators”
Not really much to say, apart from that the boys make good subjects, and I like the technique I’ve used here. I hope to use a similar technique for a project that I am planning for the life story of Anne Naysmith. Link here: https://www.facebook.com/RIPAnneNaysmith?fref=ts I will keep you informed of any progress inContinue reading “My Two Again”