Okie the Otter

Inspired by the sea otters on blue planet, an idea for another picture book… Okie the otter, Lives under the sea, Amongst all the fishes, She swims happy and free. She swims in through the coral, Out through the reeds, Darting this way and that way, At the highest of speeds. She plays with the […]

How to hide a penguin

Early illustrations from my book ‘How to hide a penguin’ – full book is here.

Lennie the Penguin

My latest project is illustrating a picture book ‘Lennie the Penguin’; a story about a grumpy penguin that hates snow. When an Albatross flies in and tells Lennie about another land where there is no snow, Lennie sets off on an adventure of self discovery.

Clocks go forward

A spontaneous post to celebrate the clocks going forward.

Turtle Curling

Inspired by the curling in the winter Olympics, here’s a post for ‘Turtle Curling’

The Crossbreeding Zoo

This project is now complete – please see the portfolio project Project in progress – illustrating my poem ‘The Crossbreeding Zoo’. Let me tell you, my friends About The Jumbled Up Zoo All the animals are mish-matched And they’re waiting for you. There’s an animal they call The Bumblebear So loveable and cuddly With its […]

Global Initiative 18 Years Birthday Programme

To celebrate a fantastic 18 years since its founding, on the 20th October GI hosted a party at the Natural History Museum in Oxford. This 28 page A4 programme was created to support the evening, and to celebrate some of our most exciting projects.

Creative Process: Targets

Inspired by the documentary Blackfish; this is my solution to the second project in The Process.

The Creative Process: Zen

As a bit of CPD I’ve been working through some of the projects in the book ‘The Process – A New Foundation in Art and Design’. These activities are designed refine conceptual thinking and problem solving skills, and are a great way to experiment with completely new ideas. Here’s the some of the results.

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