Skills: Commercial

In 1996 ‘The Scarecrow’ won a pen and ink competition run by the Artists and Illustrators magazine. ‘Fun Stamps Ltd’ went onto manufactue my design as a rubber stamp. Over the years I‘ve also provided illustrations for magazines, newsletters, information booklets, stories, music event guides, murals and tattoo designs.

Factory-Girl-WW2For King and Country: 29.7cm x 42 cm (A3)

Some say that behind every painting is a drawing. Or is every drawing a potential painting? This is my chalk and charcoal version For King and Country’, an oil painting by Edward Frederick Skinner (1918). It depicts female Munitionettes working in a munition factory in WW1, the woman walking down the central aisle is carrying a shell.

Cocktail-GirlCocktail lady. 21 cm x 29.7 cm (A4)

Cocktail Lady is an illustration for cocktail party invitations.



Bishopswood-EndThe End: 21 cm x 29.7 cm (A4)

Sample from a booklet that I illustrated for Bishopswood special school. It provides an introduction to the workplace for volunteers and work placement staff.

Flaming-FebruaryFlaming February: 21 cm x 29.7 cm (A4)

This is my ink version of the painting ‘Flaming June’ by the Pre-Raphaelite artist Sir Frederic Leighton.

Treehouse-and-BicycleTreehouse and Bicycle: 21 cm x 29.7 cm (A4)

The Treehouse and Bicycle is an illustration for a children’s storybook.



The-Missing-InkThe missing ink: 21 cm x 29.7 cm (A4)

A pun on the common phrase ‘The missing (l)ink’, using ink as the medium.