Star Wars: British Empire

In December I set myself a daily draw project inspired by the number of British actors cast as members of the Star Wars Empire. I don’t think I ever posted a link to all 24 drawings, they are collected on a tumblr here.

John Boyega in stormtrooper armour

John Boyega in stormtrooper armour

Portfolio update

In between deadlines we are working on consolidating various web presences into one online portfolio. For the time being, please look at Instagram, Flickr or the Gurr Illustration portfolio page.
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Merry Christmas from Simon and Julia. Wishing you the best for 2015.

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Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël – Gleðileg Jól

14 reasons Thought Bubble ’14 was even better than last year

A lot of people are saying this weekend’s Thought Bubble comic convention was the best there has ever been. Continue reading

Thank you Bristolcon

Pencils by Simon Gurr from 2000AD Time Twisters - The Stitch written by Simon Spurrier, exhibited at Bristolcon 2014

I went to Bristolcon yesterday. Their sixth, my fifth and also my most enjoyable so far. Continue reading

Recent Instagram posts

I have an Instagram account at http://instagram.com/simongurr which I use primarily for posting works in progress, warm-up sketches, and test drawings. Here are some images I’ve uploaded in the last few months.

Submission for the Draw Vader project run by James Howard

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History’s Greatest Monster

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Rob Williams created Cla$$war, LowLife, The TenSeconders, The Royals and most recently Ordinary. He has thrown the likes of Wolverine, Judge Dredd and RoboCop into perils of his own devising. He was one of the brains behind 2000AD‘s cross-narrative spetacular Trifecta.  In short, he writes good comics. So I was delighted to have the chance to draw one of his scripts, especially when I read it and saw how funny it was. Continue reading