I was commissioned by Pretty Nostalgic Magazine to produce 8 swimsuit illustrations, a background and title page for a 3 page spread on the swimsuit evolution for their 8th issue. The era’s selected were 1870, 1890, 1920, 1930, 1940, 1950, 1960 and a special look at the million dollar mermaid. I created this beach effect … Continue reading
I recently had a feature written on me by Ewa Kubianka from IDOL Magazine Idol Magazine provides a platform to showcase the worlds of fashion, art, music and film, where they bring truly inspirational people to light and give them recognition. IDOL is an explosive amalgamation of under-the-radar talent; providing a launch-pad for dreamers and a showcase for hard-workers. … Continue reading
Just stepping away from food illustration for a second, although this still has slight food theme as this is a wine throated humming bird.
I currently work part time at a hardware store and the other day I decided to clean out the old the stock room. I found, under a pile of old boxes, a tin of Tala icing tubes from the 1970′s . It was an object that I instantly fell in love with and wanted to … Continue reading
Landscapes are not my normal subject but I have recently been commissioned to do a couple. My Sister-in-law commissioned me before Christmas to create this A1 landscape taken from a photo in Egypt. I started with a water colour base and then finished the detail using colour pencils.
At the beginning of December I visited the Warner Brothers studio for the Harry Potter tour. It was magical The whole tour was fantastic, but my favourite part was the graphic design section. So much work had gone into these props, even though they were possibly only seen for a couple of seconds or not … Continue reading
Here is the design for my Christmas cards this year. I have just kept it simplistic with a minimal amount of colour. I have always found robins very christmasy and I just loved this ones pose. He looked like a right rocking robin. This is what I put on the back of the cards. It … Continue reading
A sneak peek at some of the illustrations I have done for the next issue Another Escape. They have been created to partner a recipe but you will have to wait for the next issue to see the winter warmer recipe in full.
My Mum has had this cook book since she was 18. We came across it the other day and inside I discovered these fantastic illustrations. Practically every recipe has eggs in it hence the egg themed illustrations.
This is the blackberry piece I have been working on recently. Over the last month we have been picking buckets of blackberries on the farm. I just love the way the blackberries dye your hands, all the different shades of purples and pinks. My niece modeled her hands for me so I could illustrate them.