Snail With No Shell
An early illustration I did for a children’s story by Jan Akhtar about a snail that loses it’s shell. Still a work in progress but hopefully the book will be available soon. For these images I’ve returned to more traditional techniques using watercolour and inks, minimising use of computer software.
A.H.Stockwell, Alan Withers, Aprill Harper, Barbara Williams-Carr, cat, characters, Chester The Cheeky Chimp, dog, Dragon, Fairy, Hats and all that, Joan Murray, Linda Ambrose, mrs littlelegs, pirate ship, pom pom, pom pom the podgy bear, poster, Punky Dragon, Sandra Christina Shaw, sizzler, Sparky and the Fairy, The Adventures of Mrs Littlelegs and Sizzler, The Adventures of Pirate Bill, witch, witches
Witch and other characters
I decided to spend some time making a poster incorporating some of the favourite characters i’ve illustrated over the last few years for A.H.Stockwell. At the back at the top is a Dragon from a book written by Aprill Harper titled “Witches, Hats and All That“, as is the green Witch and green cat in the foreground. The pirate…
Here is a page illustration featuring Barn Animals I did for the new children’s book by Sandra Christina Shaw titled Pom-Pom Goes to Town. A scene were Pom Pom is travelling into town on a red bus, one of the things she sees out of the window are ducks swimming upon a pond, Horses near a…
The Mouse and the Camel
Here is an illustration I did for the new children’s book written by Eileen Noakes titled The Mouse and the Camel. A story about a mouse and a camel on a journey together, how they become friends, and how they learnt from each other on the way.
A Box of Nothing
“After the man in the closed, empty shop gives James a box of nothing, he finds himself in the Dump, a bizarre world filled with strangely altered rubbish and large intelligent rats…” Today I had this delivered, a book that I loved reading as a kid. I’ve often thought about it over the years however…
Lester and the Unusual Pet
I was wandering around Brighton a few weeks ago doing research for the book I am currently illustrating – Witches, Hats and all that by Aprill Harper. One book I picked up at a local charity shop was called Lester and the Unusual pet which was written and drawn by Quentin Blake, one of the greatest children’s illustrators…