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A selection of cheeky easter bunny girl drawings, collaged together and coloured in illustrator. The quote is “I’m youth, I’m joy, I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg” (James Barrie)

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This is a simple inky pen drawing, with adjustments in Illustrator. The quote is “O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head” (poet – Thomas Hood)

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This is a poster I have recently completed for my creative writing class. We are having a nerve-wracking reading of some of our own pieces of writing. Having been repeatedly told that I have a ‘little voice’ I need some kind of Brian Blessed style projection help or my performance is looking to be a cross between Marcel Marceau and Whispering Bob Harris!

The poster uses my own drawings adapted and coloured in Illustrator, the curly font is called ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and I think it fits in well with the theme.

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Inspired by the beautiful film ‘Wings of Desire’ and the Angela Carter novel ‘Nights At The Circus’.

This image was created with a few different drawings I had done on this theme, collaged together in illustrator.

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Evocative of the ‘Blue Note Record’ style these two designs were used for recent EP covers for ‘Nick Ellis – The Bistro Confessional’.

I took the photographs and designed the layout, I applied a blue duotone to the photographs and the fonts used are variations of Franklin Gothic.

To find out more about Nick Ellis check out: Nick Ellis Music

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Some older designs here, a selection of posters I designed for Liverpool band ‘The Maybes?’ I managed to squeeze in lots of orange, one of my favourite colours. Great gigs and a great album!

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