- Gave Fairwarning!
Latest logo design has been released
After three weeks of hard work and experimentation, the new FairWarning logo has been sent to the client.
The design was born out of the notions of adventure and deep sea fishing. Although the design went through several experiments, the end result was concluded as this.
Many aspects of the design underwent numerous tests and changes, and the search for a font led for a hand re-crafting of the Albertus font. Overall a successful project.
- Book is out!
Animal Behaviour Book out now!
After some eight months work on the ten illustrations, the book of these colourful and lively animal paintings is finally out!
Exploring some of the quirky sides of animal nature (with a slight twist to human influence) the twenty page book has anecdotes accompanying each painting on how the image came to be.
The illustrations are a combination of pencil drawings and digital painting through Photoshop, and were originally created as art prints. We great interest in these images it was decided to create this book. Which is now available at blurb.com.
- More Ritzenhoff
Wine Glasses for Ritzenhoff 2012
Wine is order of the day again, as Ritzenhoff has selected two designs for white and red wine glasses for the August 2012 range.
- New Scientist cover
New Scientist cover
A brilliant piece of news came in at the beginning of December. I received an email from the art director of the New Scientist magazine. He had seen my work at Society6, and especially this piece; toad. And was interested in have me do a replica with some changes to suit the magazine articles. it would be the Christmas edition. After some two weeks of work it was complete.
You can view the piece in the illustration gallery from the main menu, or of course, go out and buy a copy.
- Drawing Day Book
Drawing Day book is out!
After participating in the 2011 drawing day, and submitting my artwork. I was very pleased and excited to find out that they had included my piece of art in the publication of the event, in their latest book.
If you are interested in looking at more information about the book you can find it here, at this link and if you'd like to purchase the book, then this is the place you can make an online order; here.
- Nice Logo
Dooby, dooby dum, nice logo
The latest of icon designs done by creative Rob Snow present a challenge of a different kind. Two logos were required by an American company to represent a website dedicated to the education of cannabis, in medical terms. And the second icon used to be a logo incorporated in the book that will accompany the website.
The challenge was that a stereotypical image of cannabis was needed to be avoided. This is a difficult challenge as there is not much else to cannabis unless the drug aspect is used. So, the solution was not totally avoiding the shape, it was just showing in a different way. This was achieved to simplification and colour. As the book icon was called chronicles, after some searching an shape of a pen nib was seen in the upper leaf element.