After finally purchasing a Wacom Bamboo tablet for drawing directly in Photoshop, these were my first set of portrait illustrations. No pencils were harmed in the making of these drawings. Commissioned by Rob Cuthbertson at Wardour. P.S. The client liked them so much that they requested signed prints! We had to let them down lightly … Continue reading Wardour – portrait illustrations
Sierra Maestra are a Cuban band who play son with the original line-up of instruments: tres, guitar, trumpet, bongo, guïro, maracas and four-part harmony vocals. So the idea for this cover was borne from that line-up. All the instruments were hand-drawn then scanned and edited in Photoshop to give a textured feel. worldvillagemusic.com Buy the album here.
As part of series of Formula 1 guides to each race in the 2010 series, I produced a pencil illustration for Haymarket F1 Racing Custom, a specialist division of F1 Racing magazine. Mubudala is a corporate face of the Abu Dhabi government, which is in the process of diversifying their economy away from oil. As … Continue reading F1 illustrations for Mubudala
University project, drawn in 1994. Graphite pencil on paper from a photograph printed in a magazine. 31cm x 28cm. Only in 2012 did I find the original photo online, which was shot by Hans Gedda in 1990, shortly after Mandela was released from prison and is available through Corbis.