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Pigs in Space Cartoon

Category: Illustration Posted: May 8th, 2017

Piiiigs iiiin Spaaaace. Get the reference? Available as an art print here: Pigs in Space Illustration Print

Pigs in Space Illustration

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Monsters Illustration

Category: Illustration Posted: May 8th, 2017

A rare chance to get a bunch of monsters to stand together long enough for a picture. Sketched by hand and coloured in Photoshop.

monster illustration manchester

Monsters drawing sketch illustration

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The hardest part about starting an illustration market stall

Category: Illustration, Merchandise Posted: April 19th, 2017

As some of you may know last weekend was my first market stall selling my illustrations at Spinningfields in Manchester. The weeks running up to the stall were spent getting my artwork together, sending everything to the printers, organising how the stall with look, packaging everything and making it look at professional as possible.

The hardest part however was that this was the first time I’ve put my personal work on display to the general public. This isn’t even a specialist gallery or exhibition, in my mind it was scarier because anyone walking past on the street can see and judge my work. I’m usually quite an introverted person so this is the first time I’ve allowed my work to be opened up to criticism or praise from not only my friends and illustrator peers but anyone who happens to be walking through the market.

The thought of getting negative comments about my personal work is a lot scarier when in person than a comment on Facebook so it took a lot of courage to take the initial leap. Thankfully reaction to my work has been extremely positive, I was able to get feedback on which items and designs people like best in a much more direct way than on social media. Sales were better than I expected and now the hardest part is over I’ll be able to expand my stall and focus more on what people like best.

Getting negative criticism to your face is a scary thought while you have all your personal work on display in front of you but even if I got a negative comment it’s all subjective so if/when that happens I’ll just remember the praise my work has got from so many people.

Thanks everyone who showed their support, my next stall will be on Sunday 30th April at Didsbury Makers Market!

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Makers Market Spinningfields 14th and 15th April 2017

Category: Illustration, Merchandise Posted: April 12th, 2017

I’ll be selling my artwork as prints, greeting cards, mugs, stickers, badges and more at The Makers Market in Spinningfields on 14th and 15th April. It’s my first market stall so come down and say hi!

Makers Market Manchester Illustration

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Cartoon Mugs | Gifts for a Coffee Lover

Category: Design, Merchandise Posted: March 30th, 2017

I’ve added two new cartoon mug designs to my online shop. Both come well presented in a neatly designed box so make a perfect gift for any lover of coffee, tea, cats or ummmmm…mugs. Click on an image to go to the shop!

Zombie Hamster Cartoon Illustration PrintZombie Hamster Cartoon Greeting Card

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Online Illustration Shop Update

Category: Merchandise Posted: March 30th, 2017

I have updated the illustration shop on my website. There is now the ability to buy directly from my website using PayPal, I have added a basic shopping basket section so multiple items can be added at checkout. There’s still the ability to buy from Etsy but directing people to my website is ideal.

New items added to my store include new art prints, new greeting card designs, mugs, stickers, t-shirts and pin badges.

I’ve also added some original illustrations for sale, these are small hand drawn sketches that come in a small frame.

Have a look and let me know what you think!

Visit Shop

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Zombie Hamster Illustration

Category: Illustration, Merchandise Posted: March 30th, 2017

Hey guys, my cartoon zombie hamster design is now available as an art print, t-shirt and greeting card! I thought I’d put all three together here in one place.

Zombie Hamster Cartoon Illustration PrintZombie Hamster Cartoon Greeting CardZombie Hamster Cartoon T-Shirt

Prepare yourself for the inevitable zombie hamster apocalypse!

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New Greeting Card Designs

Category: Design, Illustration, Merchandise Posted: March 17th, 2017

I’ve added ten new greeting cards to the online shop!

Cartoon Pug Greeting Card

Coffee Cat Cartoon Greeting Card

David Bowie Cartoon Greeting Card

Cartoon Batman Greeting Card

Zombie Hamster Greeting Card

Cartoon Monster Greeting Card

Cartoon Owls Greeting Card

Cartoon Burger Greeting Card

Cartoon Cat Birthday Card

Cartoon Dog Birthday Card

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New Business Cards

Category: Design, Illustration Posted: March 2nd, 2017

My new business cards have arrived back from the printers.

Freelance Illustrator Business Cards

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Recent Sketches January 2017

Category: Illustration Posted: January 26th, 2017

I thought I’d add a few recent sketches and doodles I’ve done over the last few months. Many of these will have been added to my Facebook page and Twitter so be sure to follow me on there if you want to see more!

Dog Cartoon

Sludge Kitten Drawing

Doodle

Life Illustration

Halloween Skull Sketch

Questions Illustration

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