British Legion Poppy Appeal: Launch Day at the Skatepark

The final outcome of the British legion Poppy Appeal project was to decorate the bowls of the skate park in Hereford with Poppy designs to celebrate the 2017 launch for the county. After surveying the area for a final time, we decided as a group to focus on the smaller of the remaining bowls as the … Continue reading British Legion Poppy Appeal: Launch Day at the Skatepark

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British Legion Poppy Appeal: Ideas and Designs

During testing of materials it became apparent that simple shapes were the most successful so I have designed a simplified poppy head design that is still recognisable as a poppy but works well as a stencil. I have been experimenting more with the idea of  giving the poppies bodies and legs. To start I gave … Continue reading British Legion Poppy Appeal: Ideas and Designs

Library festival brochure cover 

I decided to add a page of text as the background as I didn't want to distract the viewer from the main illustration but felt there needed something behind the image as both a secondary tie in to books and library and also to make the background a least a little bit interesting. After trying … Continue reading Library festival brochure cover 

Library festival brochure cover

After success with some similar characters in a previous project, I decided to focus the illustration on books rather than Hereford and sketched a "book dragon" as an idea. I felt this could become a colourful bright illustration that would be attractive to both children and adults. I chose to cut each of the dragon individual … Continue reading Library festival brochure cover