Blockchain

Blockchain

The YGS Group got in touch to ask for a concept cover illustration for The NAFCU Journal, the theme being 'blockchain'. A blockchain is a decentralized and distributed digital ledger that is used to record transactions across many computers, i.e. a network. Essentially I was looking for a way to contrast the old with the new. A phrase used in the copy 'stepping into the future' inspired the idea that the client was to approve.

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A New Social World

A New Social World

This illustration was created for ASIS International to accompany an article about how inappropriate personal relationships are being formed, within the workplace, via social media. The initial sketch, referencing 'The Kiss' by Rodin was considered a touch risqué for the piece so a more romantic interpretation of the figures was requested.

A New Social World

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Infographics

Infographics

Occasionally I am asked to produce images that could loosely be described as infographics. That is to say illustrations that primarily convey information of a technical nature. These two covers were done for Deloitte Services. The top one is about blockchain and government and the second about radar and defense strategy.

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Mentor & Me

Mentoring

This image was commissioned for ASIS International and their magazine Securities Management. A feature article about mentoring and the duality of the learning experience for both apprentice and expert.

I started with the idea of a couple somehow exchanging information, as in the sketch above, but then realised it would be more interesting to integrate them further and to illustrate them both within a single figure shape. The background and other elements were then added to reflect the securities business in which they work.

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20 Years Ago Today



It was 20 years ago today...In 1997 I was storing physical artwork in boxes, drawers and cupboards. Twenty years later the whole lot (and more) fits on a tiny memory stick. Although we have been able to do this for years now so not exactly news it still feels like sci-fi. Nevertheless something gained and something lost I feel.

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