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.
The 30th of April brings us Beltane in the UK, but at Mount Brocken in the Harz Mountains, Germany, it's when the Witches gather for a night of revelry with the Devil himself.
A collection of poems hitting home hard - see a wrap around cover, 19 spot illustrations, and a semi-circular screenprinted diorama, Pigeon Top.
Green Man, derived from Cernunnos, the ancient god of fertility and mischief - and he's having a party up in the Brecon Mountains of Wales.
(below) Using the type from the Green Man festival, for a poster mock-up.
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.
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.
Editorial work created for the second issue of Ephemeral Magazine - an article covering the social and political history of rice - from how the farming culture brings communities together, to china’s great famine, and GM crops.
One double-page spread Two full single-pages Two spot illustrations
Trace monotype, coloured digitally.
Single page dimensions 110mm x 220mm.
'Chemicals' is a comic on the mental state and shared experience.
A5, 16 pages. Risograph.
Original textures: graphite, pastel, trace monotype and digital colouring.
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.