Online shop closure

As a direct result of the present economic situation, we have been forced to close our online store. For five years Big Cartel has been absolutely wonderful but we can no longer afford to pay their rates, which are charged in US dollars.
Thank you everyone who used the shop, and the thousands of people who supported it through social media.
Of course, work goes on and we welcome commission enquiries via email.
A Tiger And His Boy

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Inktober

I’ve missed the start of this year’s Inktober, so here instead is Lac to Black, my comic about the little bugs which are such a big part of Indian ink.
(Click for a bigger version, best viewed on a turnable screen!)
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Samples & examples: 19th Century Gothic

Some illustrations and comics panels from various projects, loose theme: 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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