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Cat Cafe logo Leave a comment Read more »

Cat Cafe logo

The concept of cat cafes is a phenomenon of growing popularity. In a cat cafe customers sit in a cafe environment where cats are free to roam around and interact with visitors. The concept apparently began in Taiwan, before spreading to Japan and now Cat…


Merry marsupial Christmas! Leave a comment Read more »

Merry marsupial Christmas!

Below are a two illustrations from a series of Christmas cards I planned to get printed this year. I was working on these around October when I noticed Christmas merchandise had already hit the shelves (!). So I will probably put them aside for a…


I have joined Watermark LTD Leave a comment Read more »

I have joined Watermark LTD

Two weeks have passed and I think it’s safe to officially announce that I have joined the team at Watermark LTD. Watermark is a collection of experienced illustrators and animators working from studios based in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney and Melbourne. I am working at the Surry Hills studio…


How to commission an illustrator Leave a comment Read more »

How to commission an illustrator

If you have come to this page as an author, app/ game developer or other solopreneur who needs to hire a creative professional don’t miss this great little document which will increase your understanding of the negotiation and commission processes and give you a better chance…


A Gallery of Illustrated Logos Leave a comment Read more »

A Gallery of Illustrated Logos

Wow I’ve gone a whole month without posting anything and yet I’ve been so busy. I’m not able to publish a lot of the work just yet but I did finish this logo recently and since there isn’t a section on my website for logos I thought I’d post…


Promotional kookaburra postcards Leave a comment Read more »

Promotional kookaburra postcards

I ordered these postcards about two weeks ago from Zazzle to send to old clients and introduce myself to new ones. They arrived on Friday so I’ve been busily writing addresses over the weekend. Prepare for some blatant plugging here, but the quality and colours turned out great…


Newsletter on its way Leave a comment Read more »

Newsletter on its way

In the near future I will be producing a bi-monthly or quarterly newsletter to showcase fresh work, recent news and special offers. The newsletter is ideal for people who want to keep updated on my illustrations but are not signed up to regular updates from…


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Illustration process of the thylacine postcard

Below is an animated process of a portfolio piece I just finished. The illustration will be used for a series of promotional postcards for my illustration business. I wanted to target book publishers so I included the kinds of themes that they might want to…


'Tis the season to promote: A brainstorm of Christmas promotion ideas Leave a comment Read more »

‘Tis the season to promote: A brainstorm of Christmas promotion ideas

Christmas is just around the corner and with glum predictions for the economy there is no better time to focus on improving your marketing efforts. The giving season is a great time to reconnect with your customers and clients and show them a little appreciation (which they…


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