I really enjoyed illustrating Frederic Raphael’s short story, A British Subject. Set in a gentleman’s club (not the sexual kind) it follows a few characters stories over a game of bridge and a whisky sour. Below are my rough ideas, and the final I went for.
New work for Prospect Magazine and The FT. Illustrations of the narrative sort, below are my responses and sketch ideas for a review of Chris Killen’s new fiction ‘In Real Life’ – exploring the way we connect with people online, and one for Kirsty Gunn’s short stories ‘Foxes’ featured in Prospect. Thanks to John Bradley and David Killen.
Chinese New Year kickstarts the largest annual human migration across the world. Known as chunyun in Chinese, about 3.6 billion people travel across China during this time to reunite with their families, here is my take on this momentous occasion!
Working within the realms of this colour palette, I produced two colour options.
Digital sketches and the final piece for the Cheltenham Illustration competition – to create a narrative illustration inspired by the charms and amulets in the River Pitts Museum in Oxford. I decided to work more textures into it than I usually have, incorporating graphite and chinese ink into this one.