My best kept secret
November 29 2018 | No Comments |

Posting my work to various web sites or even showing it to people around the office, many people don't know or realise that shoot most of the raw material in my images myself. This first came up while I was working on my new image - a wedge tail e [...]

The work of Pietro Smurra
August 03 2018 | No Comments |

Right now I'm seriously digging the work of Pietro Smurra. His compositing and shading skills are truly next level. It's really a level that I want to take my work to in terms of the scene that surrounds the primary subject of my collages. Looking f [...]

The work of Pietro Smurra
The rush of the quick image.
The rush of the quick image.
February 09 2018 | No Comments |

I've never tried heroine, but I imagine the kick I get when I finish a big illustration project is something like your first smack high.   The subtext on my website "Ï make things" is legit - I get a buzz out of making stuff. Creatives ha [...]

A Taste of Things to Come
January 31 2018 | No Comments |

This year I'm working on a solo exhibition, tentatively slated for November. The plan is to create a series of these walking mecha cities, exploring the "personality" of each city with iconic imagery and architecture. For each one I'm recording the p [...]

Timelapse Video
August 20 2017 | No Comments |

I recently finished a personal project that I'm quite proud of. This time I captured the creation of it and created a 60 second time lapse of it, hope you enjoy. [...]

The work of Hamish Cooper
The work of Hamish Cooper
August 02 2017 | No Comments |

My current professional crush is Hamish Cooper - his work is amazing in it's rendering of light and colour. This visualisation he released in June is fantastic, there's certainly more than a few aspects I want to bring out in some of my own work. [...]

Balance and Progression
Balance and Progression
August 02 2017 | No Comments |

I've been reflecting a lot recently on balance and developing personal projects - client work brings in the cash, but personal work moves you forward and, in my experience at least, attracts even better work.   The last 12 months have been [...]

Well, this just got “real”.
June 23 2017 | No Comments |

So a few months ago I was asked to help create a real 4m wide model of one of my recnt images for IMI Precision Engineering. Then it was called off because the client didn't have the budget.   Today I discover that it went ahead and got ma [...]

IT’S AAALLLLLLLIIIIIIVVVVVVEEEEEEE!!!
IT’S AAALLLLLLLIIIIIIVVVVVVEEEEEEE!!!
October 24 2016 | No Comments |

So, a series of illustrations I've been working on for the last few months is coming to fruition - with the first of them being animated. Check it out here.   It's still a bit rough, but daaamn I'm excited. [...]

Adobe taking over the stock world
Adobe taking over the stock world
May 10 2016 | No Comments |

Last June Adobe launched Adobe Stock - it's a solid service well aimed to compete with the giants in the space like iStock and Shutterstock. Given their increasing integration with their creative applications, it may well have the right stuff to prop [...]