Author Archives: quirkyjoe

Wolves & Stories in the Crypt

I recently spent a weekend in a crypt. This was the crypt of the derelict St Elisabeth’s Church in Eastbourne and it was playing a part in Eastbourne’s Artist’s Open Houses. It is a crypt with walls decorated with beautiful … Continue reading

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Surprise Project & Silhouettes

So I’m studying an MA course in Sequential Design/Illustration at Brighton. Part of our Visual Narrative unit was to create and present a project that delivered a surprise in a sequence of six images or objects. I looked to create … Continue reading

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Happy Energy & Wonderland

Earlier in the summer I was tasked with creating a ‘wonderland-like’ landscape, populated with colourful creatures and plant-life, to help establish a brand identity for a company called Happy Energy. There were definite challenges in creating a composition that was … Continue reading

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Tea Stain Faces & Spontaneity

So much of the drawing I do involves drawing and redrawing things until I’m happy with them. Or until someone else is happy with them. It’s nice to have a side project that involves a bit of spontaneity. So I’ve … Continue reading

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1 Way Up & The UK Premiere

At the start of last year I finished working on some animation for a BMX film. Earlier this week I went to Peckham for the long-awaited premiere of 1 Way Up, the 3D BMX documentary feature telling the story of the … Continue reading

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More Doodles & More Wise Noodles

I’ve just completed another batch of illustrations for Wise Noodles so I’ve picked a few out to show here. They are quite butterfly heavy and refer to the recruitment advice and support services offered by Wise Noodles. It was fun … Continue reading

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Old Headers & Progression

Each year I replace the header image of this website with a newer one that represents the projects I’ve worked on in the previous year (a kind of collage or compilation image). This new header is my fourth one and … Continue reading

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