Samples & examples: 19th Century Gothic

Some illustration and comics panels from various projects, loosely on the theme of Victorian gothic.
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Summer sketchbook 2

It was nice to have time over the summer to do a bit of birdwatching. Gulls may be common and a ‘nuisance’ in towns, but they’re still handsome animals and fascinating to observe. These are lesser black-backed gulls, we also saw herring gulls and black-headed gulls.
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Summer sketchbook

I took a Twitter break when the kids were off school so I could fit in more time with them between work. I had a sketchbook with me and here are a few scans.
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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.


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