Tag Archives: art

Introducing the Royal Spades

My new deck of playing cards is growing with the fourth suit starting to take shape.  Time for the Jack and Queen of Spades to make their entrance … The spades are defined by a palette, which moves through shades of blue. To me, this palette brings a sense of clarity to the characters, alluding to the element Air, and wisdom […]

Inspiration for Art comes in many Shapes and Sizes

picasso, kahlo, van gogh, klimt artworks

I don’t think it’s possible to pin-point exactly how ideas form, as they tend to pop up when we’re looking the other way.  It is possible though, to dwell on the various things that might inspire or lead to an idea … and in this post I want to share some of my inspirations. Art Supply (stores) There’s this thing called […]

An interview with Annette by Rachel Howden

Rachel, a Graphic Design student approached me a while back asking if she could interview me as part of a video assignment in her final year of studies. I hadn’t met Rachel before, though discovered she’s a lovely and most talented young girl. The interview went well (filmed in my studio); we chatted about design work, […]