Saturday, 10 May 2014

Chapter One

A little chapter heading for my poor neglected White Boots project


Friday, 9 May 2014

The Minnow

Yesterday I got my advanced copies of 'The Minnow' by Diana Sweeney, which I illustrated the cover and an interior minnow spot for. The finished cover has some elements debossed in silver, including the little minnow on the spine, which was a lovely surprise. Text Publishing have done a great job, I just need to read the book now!

 


Friday, 21 March 2014

White Boots



As a little personal side project I have been planning some black and white interior illustrations for the Noel Streatfield book 'White Boots', mostly because I was a bit obsessed with it as a child. If I get time I plan to do some more chapter illustrations and possibly a cover.

Sunday, 16 March 2014

The Ghost in the Glasshouse II

So after much storyboarding etc (I might do a process point at some later stage) I have finally reached the stage of producing artwork for the scene I imagined in my previous post. The Ghost in the Glasshouse is a comic/picturebook containing mild peril and many plants.



I will be attending the Bologna Book Fair next week (very exciting!) and will be taking dummy books of The Ghost in the Glasshouse along. All of my work will be represented on the CSA stand, although I will also be wandering around bothering publishers. 

Monday, 10 February 2014

The Ghost in the Glasshouse



Rough painting to work out ideas for my new book.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Repeat Mermaids

Yesterday I found this article on Design Sponge about making repeat patterns, so decided to give it a go. It aalmost works, unfortunately the mermaid's face keeps getting a bit squashed.  I have high hopes for next time though!