Monday, 23 September 2013

United Arrows Styling

More fashion illustrations for Japan... Here is my full page pencil sketch of the contents of a stylish metropolitan Tokyo 20-something's man-bag. It features in volume 12 of Japanese fashion label United Arrows' Styling catalogue. Click on the images for a slightly larger view...

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Brutus Magazine

I've got a special fascination with Japan (I used to live there!) so I'm delighted to be able to share my first job for a Japanese client. I was commissioned to draw a large colour pencil sketch of a Comme des Garcons jacket for men's fashion magazine Brutus. Click the image for a closer look. The jacket is a patchwork of close blue shades and different fabric textures which tested my pencil box to the full. More Japanese fashion illustrations are still to be announced later in the autumn...

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Men's Health

I've started contributing to Mens Health UK. Here's a small selection of the miniature exercise workthrough sketches that accompany a couple of articles in this month's issue.

Meanwhile, I've also contributed a slightly larger quarter page illustration to the masthead page of the current issue - a portrait of senior editor David Morton attempting October's mini-challenge... 'How Fast Can you Row 1000m?' This could be a good one for friends at my local Metabolic Solution gym to attempt, though I might give it a miss...