Tuesday, 30 November 2010

A Graphic Cosmogony

Thursday saw the launch of A Graphic Cosmogony, published by Nobrow, who once again have produced a book of beauty. Amazing print job, with great cloth spine detail provided by the cover artist Micah Lidberg. Much to my relief I got the colour separation almost right and my seven pages didnt turn out brown .
Its worth a visit to their shop/gallery to pick up a copy and see the current exhibition of the very talented Rob Hunter and Jon McNaught

Monday, 29 November 2010

Been working on a rough idea for a childrens book with a friend. Its been interesting to try and shift my work to a mode that can work for that genre but this will need to be tested and judged by others soon. It has been a positive experiment because there was a better , more direct use of my initial drawings allowing the image to become richer through the digital process.
This still need lot of work and another trip to the zoo

Friday, 26 November 2010

New editorial

its been a busy couple of weeks on the editorial front. Commissions have included a piece about the taxidermist Carl Akeley for the Washington Post , a series of images for Together Design for Safer Clinical Systems, an article about the exclusion of women from the boardroom for National Post, and a piece about the Dodd Frank reform on Wall st