Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Secret Agent

I'm working on another couple of spreads for Katha to feature in one of their school textbooks. This time the illustrations are all linked to code and secret messages. 

I've been working with a limited colour palette which makes a change from my usual way of working! Here's a glimpse of one of my characters so far...


Monday, 7 March 2016

Sri Lanka

Another map commission finished- this time Sri Lanka! Plentiful opportunities to play around with foliage and animals, and really enjoyed layering up all the scanned textures in Photoshop. It'll be off to it's new owner shortly!


All About Maps- Sandu Publishing

At the end of March, Sandu publishing will be releasing this little beauty 'All About Maps', featuring some map designs by yours truly!

Always exciting to see my work in print!
https://www.behance.net/gallery/34391341/All-about-Maps

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Sri Lanka

Another glimpse of a new commission in progress- this time a digitally illustrated map of Sri Lanka.



Thursday, 4 February 2016

India Gate WIP

A work in progress inspired by my recent trip to New Delhi and an opportunity for me to experiment with a slightly new way of working. Moving on from the earlier India street scene piece I created, I’ve started to incorporate more hand painted elements into my work which I then manipulate and put together in Photoshop. I want to achieve more of a handcrafted feel to my digital work; to add more texture and depth.



Katha Utsav 2015

In December I was invited by the team at Katha to lead a series of illustration workshops at their annual Utsav in New Delhi! 


Spread over 3 days, my group of 20 students from the Katha Lab school explored mixed media, character design and storytelling. The final day culminated in me leading a workshop for all 300 participants in the outdoor amphitheatre with the winning 5 illustrators each winning a Katha book.







This was an incredible experience and I’m so grateful to all at Katha for allowing to get involved. India’s rich culture along with the noise, chaos and colour of the city have definitely left me inspired to create some new work exploring this country. Watch this space!


 

2015

Blimey! It's been a while since I uploaded onto here! Here's a glimpse at some other work I had the pleasure of working on last year...
 

This piece was a 3 page illustration spread created for Indian publisher/charity Katha. The illustration was to accompany the poem 'Two scavengers in a truck, two beautiful people in a Mercedes' by Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and feature in a school text book.




This is a self initiated piece inspired by an Indian street scene. This illustration was a chance for me to experiment with a slightly different way of working by including more hand made textures into my work to add depth.