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Cycledelic

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Thought I’d get some stuff up before the anniversary of my last post.

This job was a lot of fun to do, though it probably cost me couple of points on my glasses prescription.

Click on each one for a nice big look.

 

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Coulrophobia

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I’ve been enjoying illustrating a couple of ghost stories for unconfident readers recently. This one was about evil dream-clown, people turned into crow, or trees, and the occasional child hanging by its neck. 🙂

I’ve put a few more from the book here. There was one picture where the hero sees his reflection in the water, which was rejected by the publisher, apparently because there was discomfort about a black boy wearing what could be perceived as reverse Minstrel make-up. I was too confused to work out how I felt about that, but I’d drawn the eyes wonky anyway so wasn’t too unhappy to amend. The image I’ve included here is a slightly brushed up iteration of the unpublished version.

 

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Been a long time

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I know how worried you must have been about me not posting in almost a year, but it’s all been good in the meantime. Lots of lovely work, fun, play and even some proper learning.

I’ve been attending an all too brief, but very inspiring Graphic Design course at City College Brighton led by the marvelous Phil Jackson. Workload prevented me completing more than a third of the projects, but I was pleased with the outcome of one in particular- a series of book covers based on random word associations. Click images below for a better view.

There were other projects too, at least one of which can be seen join my Behance site. I’ll add a couple more if I get a chance.

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Barefaced Chic

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Another character from the same project as the caviar lady  I posted last week.

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Follow Sutekh

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An incarcerated Osirian Destroyer and his faithful service robot while away the millennia.

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Gaelic Bread

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A few more pics for the Gaelic teaching books.

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Dad n Lad

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Father’s Day card for the old man and Birthday card for one of the young.

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Fizzog

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Another in an occasional series featuring renderings of my ever more distinguished/rapidly dilapidating boatrace.

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Mindful of delicate sensibilities, I also did a version more suitable for pre-watershed viewing.

 

But it’s a lie.

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Caviar to the Particular

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Been far too long since I last updated, so I’ll put up a few pieces over the next day or two.

For hors d’oeuvres- here’s a young lady at her petit déjeuner, for your délectation.

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Monsters Ink

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A couple of Spot The Difference type things for kids. Call this working?

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