You can’t win ’em all.

As an illustrator, you’re often asked to pitch for work (along with a thousand other hopefuls!) by supplying a specific sample of work (free of charge, of course.) This one was for a large and well known New York based publisher of children’s books. I didn’t get the job unfortunately, but I thought the cute […]


The Indian’s are coming!

Rocket Design in London recently asked me to create some animal characters for a new range of chocolate bars in Tesco. The designers at Rocket are always great to work with, providing me with a concise but ‘open’ brief to see what I could come up with. Animals to illustrate had to be native to […]


Ed’s the man!

Okay, okay. So I’ve been a little slack on the old blogging front. I’ve got plenty of excuses ready, all of which look a tad lame when I commit them to print. So let’s move on. It’s been quite a few months to say the least. The world seems to be crumbling down around our […]


It’s Fruity Madness!

As an illustrator, being able to draw does actually help, but it’s still only half the battle. Keeping your clients happy is the other half. I’ve just been working on some characters for a large sweets company in Germany. Now they weren’t sure if they wanted to change their existing characters just yet, so they […]


Monkey business.

I’ve been working on quite a few projects lately for half a dozen clients and Murphy’s Law being as fickle as it is, they all came in at once! This image was for a new range of own brand cereals for a UK supermarket. I seem to be drawing a lot of monkeys these days. […]


A piece of cake!

Well, the whole cake to be more specific. I’ve just finished working on a range of characters on cake boxes for Tesco including this one – The Teddy Bear Cake. Others included a Ballerina Cake, a Horse Cake, a Cheeky Monkey Cake and a Caterpillar Cake. In your stores now!


Mad Cow’s and Crazy Sheep!

I thought I’d better get the ball rolling on this blog and upload some images! I was asked by the advertising agency J Walter Thompson in Melbourne, if I’d like to contribute to a book they were putting together called ‘Change the World – 9 to 5’. As a freelancer, you get plenty of requests […]