Wednesday, 27 February 2008

dark island


The Juno illustration is hopefully finished, just need to get a final approval from Emma, the editor. Then one more to do for the same issue... The biggest excitement of the day is that, after four weeks of practice, I can finally play Dark Island on the clarsach and it actually sounds like a tune! I've been playing it so much tonight my back aches.

Monday, 25 February 2008

Juno



Rough for the latest illustration for Juno magazine - all about how many cultures have male rites of passage but none for women because childbirth IS a rite of passage. And how modern society has eroded this with the expectation that women carry on as normal during pregnancy.

Sunday, 24 February 2008

Wolves in the walls



Inspired by Neil Gaiman's book 'Wolves in the Walls', me and Jackson make a wolf in the wall on the stairs. Then Jackson decides it wasn't such a great idea after all...

Saturday, 23 February 2008

Thursday, 21 February 2008

dog day afternoon



My latest (half-finished) pet portrait and, underneath, the reason it is still half-finshed - new puppy Kenzie... You try drawing a dog while a two year old boy and a new puppy circle your feet at 100 miles an hour...