Thursday, 22 December 2011

The Rebel 1961 Tony Hancock film

I have been a huge fan of this film for a very long time. Tony Hancock plays an aspiring artist, who gets lucky for all the wrong reasons... the titles are typical 1960's design by James Baker. This image is a Polish poster for the film.

Great Advertising!

Monday, 19 December 2011

Hokey Pokey Illustration

I have revised this design to incorporate a more summery feel (seems strange this time of year)!

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Recipe Illustrations

I have been recently working on some illustrations for New Zealand recipes.

Here are my designs. I had lots of fun with these, as I have a great love of collage, montage and image composition.

Monday, 12 December 2011

Card and Gift Blog

Lovely Charlotte at Card and Gift Blog has kindly mentioned my work I have available at

Card and Gift Blog can be found here:

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Monday, 5 December 2011

Lovely Lamingtons...

I have been illustrating some New Zealand based recipes recently, and as a way of informing what I am doing I have been following the recipes too!

Here is 'Lamingtons' a sponge that is covered in chocolate and dessicated coconut. Goes well with whipped cream!

Friday, 25 November 2011

UWE Recollected

Nice to see that my old uni still remember me!

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

I have recently watched this thoroughly entertaining French film from 1964 starring Catherine Deneuve. I was inspired by the vivacious colour that was used on set. This publicity poster proves just how great 60′s design was!

This poster  (and film) have inspired me to research in more depth that art of advertising particularly French New Wave Films. I will keep you posted with my new work!

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Prints available to buy at Society 6!

I have just this minute signed up with Society 6, an online company that print, package and post your prints.
I have just added a design with more to is a link:

Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Mother's Day cards...

Thinking ahead to next year, today I have been designing Mother's Day cards (I am suppose to be writing up a presentation). I couldn't resist a spot of illustrating!

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

New designs

I have recently begun work on anew range of cards here are three to begin with....

Sunday, 23 October 2011

New Gallery in Wincanton just opened...Jessica's House!

A fab new gallery/shop has opened in Wincanton in South Somerset called Jessica's House

I have a number of items on sale including prints, cards, tote bags, mugs and plates!

Thursday, 13 October 2011

New screenprints at INC Exmouth!

Just delivered some new screenprints to a lovely shop in Exmouth, Devon called INC

Great shop featuring Rob Ryan, Gemma Correll, and lots of lovely artists work!

Monday, 10 October 2011

New Christmas Cards for Almanac Gallery

I have recently designed two new Christmas Cards for the Almanac Gallery which will be part of their 2012 collection.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

New Greeting cards now online!

Lovely Rebecca at Hayletts Contemporary Fine Art and I, have collaborated to bring together a range of my very own self-published greeting cards, which will be available online and in outlets around the country!

Here are some examples from three ranges.

This is a very exciting opportunity so fingers crossed!

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Interview with Art Cove

I have recently joined a lovely new online Greeting Card company called Art Cove, where I was recently interviewed to coincide with the launch of 10 new designs in the Premier Collection.

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

New design for Just Cards Direct

To follow on from the Christmas theme, I recently produced a design for a lovely company called Just Cards Direct.

To buy this design and view others in their collection, please follow the link...

Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Only 114 days to Christmas!

Just a reminder that there are 114 days to Christmas and as a reminder to myself I have been busy designing Christmas cards for use in 2012!

Friday, 26 August 2011

Christmas is coming!!

I've been trying out ideas for is one I have been working on, inspired by 1950's textile design.

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Wedding Cake!

A little something I cooked up earlier!

Hayletts Contemporary Fine Art

Hayletts Contemporary Fine Art design and sell contemporary based products both online and throughout the country. Their range of greeting cards, tea towels, lens cloths and tote bags provide a wonderful range of products that are a showcase for a wide range of works of art.

I am hoping to become part of Hayletts Range very will keep you posted!

Friday, 19 August 2011

Media Decor

Media Decor are an American based company specialising in designer level solutions for home entertainment installations. I have a number of designs available to compliment any room.

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Image Zoo

I have recently joined Image Zoo, a royalty free stock illustration website, that has thousands of designs ready to be used in a variety of projects. My designs on this website are all unpublished and a great way of earning extra cash.

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

And here's another for the record....Banoffi Pie

I am dedicating this pie, to my favourite, most kind, loyal know who you are!

Monday, 8 August 2011

New illustration!

I have just begun working on new series of children's illustrations. Here is the first completed image, I will probably tweak it here and there!

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Images 36 entry

Today I have entered my first image into The Association of Illustrators Images 36 competition. 
Unlucky Strike, is a reference to the popular brand of cigarette from the 1950's, and the baseball player is ready to strike! In other words the brief was how I would imagine an anti-smoking ad would look like! The competition is getting increasingly competitive ever year, so I would be very happy if it was chosen...fingers crossed eh!

Monday, 1 August 2011

First baking blog!

To kick off my baking blog and something I created this morning...I present to you
White Chocolate Chip Brownies!

Saturday, 30 July 2011

new greeting card designs

Here are some recent designs I have completed which will be featured on a lovely website called ArtCove
 very soon!

And to kick off my new blog.......

Here is a current illustration I recently completed for the Evolver Prize which was selected from nearly 300 entries.  The title  'Paws for thought' is a witty look at the many decisions we face in life as experienced by this lovely labrador. I also intend to enter this image into the Association of Illustrators Images 36 competition (along with a few others I will post later).