Pencil Illustration

June v Offred

A portrait of Elisabeth Moss as June from The Handmaid’s Tale combined with some custom designed typography which highlights the characters struggle between her real name and her new given name as part of the Republic of Gilead. Hand drawn illustration using white and red pencils on black paper.

Inception

‘An idea is like a virus. Resilient. Highly contagious. And even the smallest seed of an idea can grow.’ so said Cobb in Inception. Leonardo DiCaprio staying safe within his character’s totem shape. Hand drawn illustration using white pencil on black paper.

Honey

Detail study of lips and liquid. Hand drawn illustration using white pencil on black paper and finished off with some gold typography.

Joker

‘I used to think my life was a tragedy, but now I realise, it’s a comedy.’ A suitably melancholic and mesmerising shot of Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck in Joker. Hand drawn illustration using white pencil on black paper.

Breaking Bad

‘I am the danger…’ Walter White owning his new found persona, Heisenberg, in the iconic TV series Breaking Bad. Bryan Cranston’s most memorable character and so much fun to draw along with the periodic elements we all know from the show’s title. Hand drawn illustration using white pencil on black paper.

The Tide

This illustrated portrait was for a gritty BFI short film shot on location in the North Sea and in the Yorkshire seaside town Scarborough. A mix of a stern stare of a fisherman with choppy waves within the type.

Peaky F*ckin’ Blinders

The one and only Tommy Shelby played by Cillian Murphy paired with with their eloquent catchphrase (best read using Arthur’s voice). Hand drawn illustration using white pencil on black paper.

Arnie

When Mr.Schwarzenegger is secretly his famous alter ego…schmokin’ a cigar.

Louis

A poster made for a concept featurette all about the father of film himself, Louis Le Prince, and the conspiracy theories surrounding his mysterious disappearance. Hand drawn illustration of half of Louis’ face and half of Edison’s face with digital type added.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Hand drawn illustration for a brief set by Little White Lies magazine in collaboration with D&AD. The composition was built first digitally and then hand rendered using white pencil crayon on black paper with a final intention to be used as a cover for the Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy issue of LWL. The illustration won a D&AD Yellow Pencil.