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At the bonfire

Another dark fantasy piece. This one was directly inspired by the Dark Souls series of videogames – itself inspired by the Fighting …

Brigand

My monster illustrations were a trip back to my childhood spent reading Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone’s ‘Fighting Fantasy’ series. The silhouette …

Red Riding Hood sets out

My final Red Riding Hood piece for now. This is close in composition (though it has fewer frames) to the drawing that …

Railhead – The Damask Rose

I’m still kicking myself that I met Philip Reeve and completely forgot to bring my copy of Railhead along to get signed. …

Quidditch

The last of my Harry Potter images for now. This was another earlier piece that I drew to test out ideas for …

Perseus and Medusa

Intended as an interior book illustration, my intention with this was to play around with perspective using silhouettes. The scene shows Perseus …

Expecto Patronum!

I returned to Harry Potter for an action based scene to illustrate. This one gave me the opportunity to play around properly …

History of Magic

Another silhouette piece and an illustration from Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. I chose this scene because it’s character based …

Theseus and the Minotaur

Preparing for the 2017/18 Undiscovered Voices Competition (yes, I’m giving it another go), I decided to move my work in a new …

Going climbing

As well as my myths and legends illustrations, I also had a go at drawing some other children’s book scenes with brush …

Baba Yaga

One of the last of my Inktober works, I used my ‘Once upon a time’ poster as the jumping off point as …

Little Red and the wolf

My final Red Riding Hood ink drawing for the time being. This was my experiment with coloured inks that I’d forgotten I’d …

Red Riding Hood Revisited

I revisited the Red Riding Hood story after completing my previous pen and ink drawing from the story. I much prefer the …

The soggy bad wolf

I was inspired by ‘Inktober’ last year, and started to work on a series of brush and ink illustrations. This was one …

Witch

One of my Inktober fairytale sketches. I was exploring ways of adapting the style that I’d been playing around with for …don’t …

Hogwarts

Now for sale on Etsy! Oh god, I’m officially a Harry Potter fan artist / tribute artist/ whatever… I put a hold …

New York, New York!

Now for sale on Etsy! Okay, it’s eBoy influenced, but it’s also got the Flatiron building and the Empire State, and the …

London Calling 2!

Now for sale on Etsy! I’ve returned to pixel art, at least for the time being, following a portfolio review. And I’ve …

This is My Dream

This is My Dream is the 2017 Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition, and our first to get Arts Council funding (thanks to …

Troll

Edited to add colour. Trolls and ogres are some of the most varied fantasy creatures in terms of artists’ and writers’ interpretations. …

Red Riding Hood

My entry for the Tommie Depaola 2016 award. I wanted Red Riding Hood to have an eastern European look to her. The …

Broomsticks are so middle-ages

I probably shouldn’t have got my hopes up too high in regards to the SCWBI Undiscovered Voices competition, but of all my …

Out of Place

Out of Place will be the title of the 2016 Tower Hamlets creative writing competition which we’ll be running with the HEC …

Orc soldier

A more conventional orc – this one straight from my ten-year-old self. It’s nice to be able to go back and properly …

Orc chief

This was my fairly unconventional (by the conservative standards of the genre) take on an orc chief. I’ve always associated the look …

Lizardman

I’ve always felt sorry for the lizardman in the fantasy genre as they always seem to be overlooked, despite being used to …

Goblin Ballista

A non-character based fantasy piece, this was to illustrate goblin technology which I feel is criminally underrated by some scholars.

Goblin Shaman

The goblin shaman was an early drawing for my creature encyclopedia. Goblins are great characters because there’s such a rich background to …

Pixel Library

My pixel art Hogwarts is still ongoing, but this is my latest poster – the Tower Hamlets Schools Library Services in it’s …

Mini Mega City One

After I posted London Calling on the 2000AD message board, someone suggested a pixel art Mega City One, and here’s the result. …

London Calling

London Calling is my latest poster for schools – intended as inspiration for the 2012 Tower Hamlets Creative Writing Competition. It’s also …