Here are some drawings and paintings I have chosen from the sketchbooks I filled up during the 1980’s.
I produced these marker visuals to illustrate potential ideas for a central pictorial them or logo for a company brochure for Allied Lyons.
This brochure design project included the production of hand rendered marker visuals, the aim being to demonstrate the design solution before progressing to finished artwork.
This illustration project was set to rework a found image. I reproduced an image I found in the Radio Times of Hungarian Dancers in a much larger (A2) format with both airbrushed ink and another with bold application of black acrylic paint.
This illustration project was for a book jacket, I used collage to combine sticky back plastic and found images with my hand rendered illustration and lettering on tea stained paper.
My illustration project was to reproduce a full-page glossy magazine with magic marker visuals. One of my choices was an advert that advertised Benson and Hedges cigarettes.
My illustration project was to reproduce a full-page glossy magazine with magic marker visuals. One of my choices was an advert that included Albert Steptoe taking a bath.
I produced this illustration project using a compressor powered manual airbrush, coloured paper and gouache paint.
Ink drawing study of architecture within the grounds of Kew Gardens, London. Top to Bottom: 1) The Great Palm House, 2) Kew Palace, 3) Princess of Wales Conservatory, 4) Queen Charlotte’s Cottage.
Ink drawing and architectural interpretation/translation of The Pagoda in Kew Gardens.
Ink drawing of Kew Palace in the grounds of Kew Gardens
A watercolour study of Bluebell and Orchid (Orchidaceae) and Bluebell (Endymion-Non-Scriptus)
Graphite study of The Pagoda in Kew Gardens
Watercolour pencil drawings I developed during a project that formed a part of my graphic design and typography studies to design anniversary postage stamps.
Canada Goose in Kew Gardens
I used a combination of charcoal and white chalk render these two mannequins (manikins).
I produced this A2 sized pastel work as a magnification of the detail I saw when focusing on a very small areas within a sheep’s skull that was illuminated by a desk lamp.