Monday, July 7, 2014

Layered Landscape

Here is another in the layered landscape theme. I was trying to get it as bright and saturated as possible but still easy to read...

Friday, July 4, 2014

5 levels of complication

 I have been doing some more work on repeating patterns and tonal tiles. This tile has 5 levels of tone and can be put together to make pretty interesting patterns.

Here I took a tiny photo of guitarist Keith Richards and reworked in into a big tonal portrait. It would be great to make this as a giant wall mural using octagonal tiles. I am making a few more portraits to get the procedure more streamlined.

Friday, June 13, 2014


I am really fascinated by making these sort of shapes. I think I first saw something like this done by Saul Steinberg from back in the 50's.

It is a sort of abstract construction, random shapes that looks like something solid but don't really add up to anything specific... I call them Scraps. Anyway, I had fun shading and colouring it and thought I should do more of these, maybe even try and make a little sculpture or some repeating patterns.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Big Roo Road

Here are a couple of sneak peeks at what may be the biggest, most detailed drawing i have done for years. I worked on it on weekends over summer.

The big Roo Road is all about details, everything is in focus like a pattern and it is also a bit narrative with a single character moving through the landscape. I haven't quite finished it but here are some details...

Friday, March 28, 2014

Queen Purpuss digital book cover

Here is a book cover I painted over the summer for Author Robert Lawsons digital  fantasy novel - The short reign of Queen Purpuss the 40th. It was fun getting all the cat fur painted in.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Geometric man

Hello, I've been a bit busy chasing work to post lately but have been doing all sorts of artwork. Hopefully I can get some of it up in the next little while...

Colour and thick outlines