The love for all things green and floral is not a mere trend or passing phase for me. Organic structures are a joy to illustrate and make such effective motifs. I mainly use watercolour and ink for these pieces but there is a sneaky screen print with ink overlay among my commissions too.
MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION: GARDEN HERBS, HOMEMAKER MAGAZINE 2015
Brief: Provide a watercolour and ink drawing of British garden herbs to accompany a gardening feature for Homemaker magazine on food and botanicals that could be easily grown in pots on a windowsill or in a garden or balcony.
BOOK ILLUSTRATION, BINDING & DESIGN: PEONY, PEONY PATTERN & TYPOGRAPHY, PRIVATE WEDDING COMMISSION 2016
Brief: To illustrate, design and hand-bind a bespoke coptic-bound book as a keepsake for a wedding. Stand-alone motif illustrations and repeat pattern had to incorporate the bride’s bouquet flower: the peony.
RECORD COVER ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN: MW BEWICK EP, HARD GRAFT RECORDS 2009
Brief: I was asked to design and produce an image for the EP cover for MW Bewick’s debut EP. The EP had to have a retro flavour and folky feel. The image is a screen-printed carrot over-worked in fine-link ink. It was inspired by the Warhol, ‘peel and reveal’ Velvet Underground and Nico cover.
ILLUSTRATED SUCCULENTS GUIDE: PRIVATE INTERIOR DESIGN COMMISSION 2015
I originally created this succulent poster from little watercolour and ink sketches I made while staying in a lovely little cottage in Brixham. Once I got these drawings home, I scanned them in, cleaned them up and designed this illustrated guide that you can buy on Not On The High Street…