Having graduated from Liverpool University with a Degree in Illustration, I’m now working as a Freelance Illustrator and Lecturer in London.
Inspired by Circuses, Victoriana, and Surrealism I create collage’s combining the past and present through a mixture of found imagery, illustration, photography and drawing. Working with collage and my trusted photocopier I create all of my work by hand, frequenting second hand shops, car boot sales and markets to build up my ever growing archive of second hand books, magazines, photographs and postcards. I always create my work by hand, only using a computer for layout at final stages. I like my illustration to have a certain tangibility, a quality that cannot be captured by digital means alone, even if that is as small as a blob of ink or a smudge on a photocopy.
Clients include Radio Times, Ted Baker, Bafta, Marie Claire, The Times, Classic FM, The Irish Times, TBWA, Management Today and People Management amongst others. I have also worked as a Visiting Illustration Lecturer at Goldsmiths University, London for the past 4 years.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
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