The original images were created with a mixture of pencil marks and trace monotype, experimenting with line and texture. With a slow pace mixing image and text, it juxtaposes the figurative and the abstract.
Monotype concertina book about memories from and the elements experienced during a time in the Cloud Forest.
This piece was selected for the Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, and was exhibited at the National Gallery of Scotland in 2016. It went on to be exhibited as part of the 7th International Illustration Symposium, hosted in 2016 by Edinburgh College of Art.
'Chemicals' is a comic on the mental state and shared experience.
A5, 16 pages. Risograph.
Original textures: graphite, pastel, trace monotype and digital colouring.
Wraparound front cover of 'kʌvən', a zine about five women from herstory who fought against oppression. This issue dealt with battling colonialism, rape culture and the 'red-haired woman' as a symbol.
The second image is an integrated illustration of Boudicca, Warrior Queen of the Iceni tribe famously riding into flaming battle on her chariot.
Other women featured in the zine are: Yaa Asentewaa, Mekatilili Wa Menza, Phoolan Devi and Lilith.
A4, Trace Monotype and Photoshop CS6.
The Cailleach (Cailleacha plural) is an ancient woman, so old that she can remember when sea was land and land was sea. A landscaper, she shapes our natural environment and exists as part of it - so tall a mountain that she is sometimes known as the 'veiled one', catching the clouds.
This piece is for self promotional purposes, screenprinted and folded to become an envelope holding a card, a self portrait of sorts.
Curated and created work for the collaborative exhibition, 'Night Swimmers', shown at Gayfield's Creative Spaces.
A2, 4 colour screenprint based on the loose theme of 'water'.
A5 catalogue, 20 pages.
(an updated version of this will be coming out later this year!)
A 4-page comic about working the night shift.
Entry for Jonathan Cape/Observer/Comica Short Story Prize.
Official poster for the Samhuinn Fire Festival 2015.
An imagined book cover and endpapers for Sorley MacLean's 'Hallaig'. A university brief set by Faber and Faber.