|Experiments indicate that carrying a musical instrument makes you sexier|
The illustrations accompany short news snippets collected from around the world, unbelievable-but-true nuggets from the obscure depths of journalism, they're always fun to draw because the topics are invariably oddball and sometimes bizarre.
|Appenzell New Year Bell Ringers in Switzerland|
|Report about an exhibition of work by Cholla the Painting Horse|
I love to explore visual ideas, so when I receive the brief I send the designer a selection of sketches to choose from. I like to explore fantasy and surrealism, but for this series the stories are often odd enough in themselves they don't need much embellishment, I'm under instructions to play it straight for the most part.
|The world's only modern day School for Gladiators|
Although I work a lot with Photoshop I wouldn't call myself a digital-expert illustrator by any standards, I prefer to hinge my drawings on hand drawn pen lines and keep the pixel-manipulation simple and minimum. One of the most satisfying things about creating these drawings is that they allow me to explore textures and colour schemes within the parameters of my style.
|Guinness World Record attempt for Most People Dressed as a Penguin in One Place|
Since beginning this series I've learned a lot about the human world, this is indeed a remarkable planet we live on!