Sketchbook

Daily Doodles for #Inktober

I’ve been itching to play with ink pens again and #Inktober has offered me the perfect excuse! This global illustration challenge invites illustrators and doodlers to set themselves the task of creating a new ink illustration every day throughout October.

Events

The Mancunian Spray

Jay Sharples & Art Battle Manchester present The Mancunian Spray – an Urban Art Jam and Charity Fundraiser for the Manchester Mayor’s Homelessness Fund. The event takes place on Saturday 15th September from 11am – 6pm, on Baird Street in Manchester. 

Reviews

Review: Affinity Designer for iPad

Affinity Designer for iPad is a full spec vector drawing app from Serif, based on their desktop app of the same name. The app promises to be fully optimised for mobile with the capability of supporting huge multi-artboard canvases and thousands of layers.

Projects

GMCC Summer Showcase Branding

This summer, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce launched their first ever Summer Showcase event – a jam-packed evening full of delicious food and drink, networking and top class entertainment.

Projects

Specimen Characters Vol 3

I finished up another set of designs for my ongoing Specimen Series, adding to my army of colourful quirky characters! I’m taking my time with the series, working on them during my breaks, playing around and experimenting as I go.

News

Collect Rare Digital Art on KnownOrigin.io

You can now collect exclusive limited editions of my character illustrations over on KnownOrigin.io – a unique online gallery that allows collectors to purchase rare digital artworks that are permanently embedded into a blockchain. 

Events

Trans-mission Exhibition

I’m delighted to be taking part in Play Dead’s Trans-mission Exhibition, opening this weekend in Southsea.

Projects

#BunnyInvasion Mailbox Infiltration

The new #BunnyInvasion limited edition sticker pack has finally landed! And I’m real pleased with how they’ve turned out. 

Events

Infohackit Lancaster: Communicating Science with Infographics

Infohackit is a hackathon style event which invites Designers, Researchers and PHD students to collaborate and create compelling infographics, all within a timed 12 hour period. Having taken part in the Manchester Infohackit last year, I was excited to hear the event was making a return to the North West and I’d get to join in the fun all over again!

Events

Collab Nation Experiment 5 Exhibition

Collab Nation is a collaborative art project featuring international artists, illustrators & doodlers from all backgrounds.

Projects

36 Days of Type: A-Z

36 Days of Type is an open call project that invites Designers, Illustrators and Graphic Artists to share their view on letters and numbers, with a different character being explored each day via daily posts on Instagram and Twitter.

Projects

Hoorah App Character Design

Meet Patch! The new mascot character for Hoorah – a mobile first professional feedback platform, where anyone can give anyone feedback.