I wanted to push myself to illustrate a scene with only the setting telling the story. Created during and after the Characterful Backgrounds masterclass at the House of Illustration with Pam Smy. Ink and wash 2018.
I love it when Fry my cat tucks himself into a perfectly-contained bean shape. This was my first time using gouache paints. Of course now I can only see baked beans as little orange sleeping cats. Gouche & Procreate 2021.
Cat in a Box
Drawn for practise from an image of a stubborn looking cat facing defiantly into a cardboard box. Ink 2017.
Anna and Fry
I wanted to capture a beautiful moment between our friend and Mr. Fry himself, meeting in our campervan. Pen and ink 2021.
French Swimming Trunk Rules
I drew this while away with my partner in our first van Bertha. It documents an embarrassing time Mark had at French public pool. Find out the full story on instagram, it's a good'un. Ink, wash and Procreate 2016.
My first ever cassette tape purchase was the Vengaboys album and it needed to be immortalised. Ink wash and animated in Photoshop 2017.
Christmas Tree Cat
This was the first Christmas card of my own design. No cats were harmed in the making of this card. Ink and colouring pencils 2019.
Another doodle from our trip away in Bertha the van inspired by the French campsite showers and the friendly inhabitants within. Ink 2016.
Let's do some Canoodling
A personal project for a friend suffering from Anorexia helping to make food seem more friendly. This was my favourite design so I made it into a greetings card. Personal project. 2017
Obi the van logo animation
Our van's logo I designed for our instagram account (@cat.in.a.van) documenting mine and my partner Mark's process self-converting our campervan. Procreate & Animation desk 2020.
Everything Happens So Much
Inspired by the infamous @horse_ebooks tweet, and Joby Carter's embossed signwriting. Initially a sketchbook piece, reworked in Procreate 2018.
Veganuary Survival Kit
The January of 2020, how little we knew... everyone was giving veganuary a go, and as a person who flirts with veganism whilst eating cheese, I made this guide. Ink & wash 2020.
Ched-dar! Magic Cheese
A friend with anorexia asked me to draw some foods in ways to make them seem less scary. I wanted to help in any way I can, and so the following images were born. Procreate 2019.
I had a 10 minute warning to draw a tortoise for my brother who was about to gift it as an I.O.U to my Mum. Watercolour felt tips 2018.
Designing our Campervan Build
Trying to plan out a van layout is very hard, especially when you have no experience, and the layout has to be decided before you do anything. This was my attempt to visualise it. Pen & colouring pencils 2019.
Planet Scotch Egg
A solid egg core surrounded by a viscous molten mass of sausage (can be veggie sausage meat too) enveloped by a vast tectonic crust of breadcrumbs upon which all life is essentially based. Ink and Procreate 2017.