I drew this satirical sketch back in 2020 after learning that Christmas had been cancelled in the UK following the sudden rise of Covid cases. When I shared this illustration to instagram, the picture soon went viral, receiving half a million likes and reposts in the first 2 days. So the following year I printed the sketch and sold them as Christmas cards which did well.
Illustrating the News (part 1) I drew this back in December 2021 after news broke that the UK Government had a secret illegal Christmas party right after putting restrictions on the country preventing us from spending it with our families.
Illustrating the News (part 2) Like many, I was devastated when I learnt that the US had reverted it's rights on abortion. To show my support, solidarity and to spread awareness, I drew this piece and posted it on social media.
This was a self-portrait I created while stuck in lockdown, staring out my window. This illustration is available to buy on my online shop..
This sassy humorous illustration went viral on instagram. The image was re-shared by 40+ pages, many of which had tens/hundreds of thousands of followers. It helped me gain a lot of traction and inspired me to start selling my art as prints online..
CLEAN AIR DAY
I created this digital illustration for Global Action Plan to promote clean air day. Their goal is to protect our children’s lungs from air pollution.
WEIGHT OF OUR WORDS
Illustrating the News (part 3) Inspired by the me too movement. Just because women have to speak 10 times louder to be heard, doesn't mean we should stay silent. We must stand together and keep using our voice until we are heard.
CATS CURE SADNESS
Personal project inspired by a fact I learned, that getting a pet is proven to be more effective at curing depression than taking prescribed medication.
"People who use others as stepping stones will one day lose their balance". This was a personal project I set myself to showcase my ability to capture emotion in my work.
Illustrating the News (part 4) A memorial sketch I drew after learning of our queen's passing.
I was commissioned to create this large print for a client's new kitchen. The brief was to simply use the colour palette they provided to match the kitchen, and display their favourite cuisine. I have since started selling smaller versions of this print on my Etsy shop.
BLACK LIVES MATTER
Illustrating the News (part 5) I drew this in June 2020 during the huge black lives matter surge following the death of George Flloyd. My message was to remember all the people who’s names we never learnt, because they weren’t fortunate enough to have their injustices recorded on an iPhone.
I designed this card for Valentines day in 2021 with the intention to sell on my online shop. The card was a huge success and sold out in just 2 weeks.
I created this digital illustration after returning from my travels around Japan. This illustation is available to buy on my online shop..
This photo study was a personal project to improve my skills on shading and photo realism.
Illustrating the News (part 6) This typographic piece was created for my art instagram page in Jan 2021, following the news story of Trump supporters storming the Capital on his last day of presidency.
TURN YOURSELF ON
"Who needs a Valentine when you can just turn yourself on?" I designed this to sell on my shop as a Valentines card between single friends.
THE SWITCH PODCAST
I was commissioned to design an artwork thumbnail for a new podcast called 'The Switch'.
Illustrating the News (part 7) I sketched this after seeing the harrowing photograph of a baby being handed to soldiers over a barbed wire fence.
This was a personal project created for my art instagram page and to sell as a print on my online shop...
Personal project created for my art instagram page. This illustration is available to buy on my online shop..
THE GREAT 'ESC'
This digital illustration is a visual representation of how I used technology to escape from the stress and boredom of the Covid-19 lockdowns.
THE SOCIAL DILEMA
My illustration inspired by the documentary I watched last week, where the founders of all the top social media sites revealed that they would NEVER let their kids use these platforms...what does that say about the impact technology must be having on our minds if the people who create them wont even let their kids near them? We wouldn’t dream of giving children toxic things that damage their physical health.. Yet we naively surround them with the most mentally toxic thing from an incredibly young age.
I was having a creative block, so I solved the problem by simply illustrating the block. I went on to sell this piece as a print in my online shop...
This illustration was inspired by my recent travels through the mountains and rural villages of North Vietnam. I drove a moped through Ha Giang mountains for 3 days, and on the way past these young girls selling flower crows on the side of the road. I drew this memory of a few days after my trip as a constant reminder of my travels in Vietnam.