Brain Storms! – ha ha

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Illustration, Portfolio | 0 comments

Brain Storms! – ha ha

Brain Storms! – internal illustration   This guy was created to furnish the humour section of the kids book of sort stories – Brain Storms! A small nod to 50’s style with this one.  

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Stand Up! (internal pages)

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in Featured, Kids books, Portfolio | 0 comments

Stand Up! (internal pages)

Stand Up! (internal design) OK, now for some internals. These were a joy to work on – 32 pages in full colour, with a very open brief. For each issue tackled in the text (for example, Global Warming), there is a ‘for’ and an ‘against’ spread – each designed to be as persuasive as possible with emotive images. The student is challenged to see past all this persuasive stuff and identify the truth. We aimed to make every spread very different from the last, with lots of surprises and a bit of chaos balanced against usability. See what you...

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Stand Up!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in Featured, Kids books, Portfolio | 0 comments

Stand Up!

Stand Up!   I loved working on this. Stand Up! is a book aimed at early high school students, and it encourages students to analyse and question the written word and highly polished or emotive images to discover the true message therein. This group of kids are so accustomed to slick visuals wherever they look, so we went for a zine feel with loads of layers and textures and organised chaos throughout! I did the cover and internals, plus illustration where...

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Brain Storms! – best friends

Posted by on Aug 19, 2011 in Featured, Illustration, Portfolio, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Brain Storms! – best friends

An illustration used in the book Brain Storms! Sampled textures and a 50’s style created a sense of fun and surprise reflected in the book’s stories.

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Island Bound – Kiskadee

Posted by on Aug 18, 2011 in Featured, Illustration, Portfolio | 0 comments

Island Bound – Kiskadee

Island Bound – internal illustration (Kiskadee)   Using a woodgrain texture, this is one of 16 little illustrations used in Island Bound, a novel for pre-teens about emotional displacement.

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Brain Storms! – With tears in my eyes

Posted by on Aug 17, 2011 in Illustration, Portfolio | 0 comments

Brain Storms! – With tears in my eyes

Brain Storms! This illustration was used for a section in the book that dealt with grief for kids called ‘With tears in my eyes’.

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