One of the questions that pops up now and again as an illustrator is “what’s the difference between bitmap and vector?” and this is a VERY important question in today’s graphical world, especially when working on a new cartoon illustration! Well, here I shall demonstrate the basic differences with the aid of a cartoon Mantis […]
You may have noticed that I have an unhealthy interest in dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. When I meet people at networking events, one of the questions I always get asked is ‘how do you draw cartoon dinosaurs’? Of course, my usual response is ‘I don’t know, it just kinda happens’! So let’s take a […]
Parasaurolophus was a large herbivore from the late Cretaceous period and belonged to a group known as the Hadrosaurs. This particular dinosaur is known for its large, elaborate head crest, which forms a long curved tube projecting upwards and back from the skull. Parasaurolophus was such a distinctive creature I just had(rosaur) to draw it […]
As we’re rumbling through Jurassic June, I felt we needed to add some variation to our dinosaurs with a cartoon Pterodactyl. Why choose to do a cartoon Pterodactyl? Not strictly a dinosaur, but one of the flying reptiles and is synonymous with what we have in mind when we think of prehistoric times. This particular […]
Talk about a living tank – this cartoon Ankylosaurus is that and then some! Even his eyelids were armoured!
I don’t know about you, but I love drawing cartoon dinosaurs (and anything else prehistoric for that matter!) Whenever I possibly can I’ll break out the sketchbook and create some monstrous beastie from the Mesozoic period! If you’d like to know more about a particular dinosaur, simply click on the picture. View a few of […]
A very exciting commission came my way recently in the form of a classical guitar album cover with a little cartoon personality on the front. This was a cartoon design for classical guitarist, Mark Hussey, who wanted to inject a little humour into his next classical guitar album. The title of the album was ‘Laid […]
A surprise opportunity sprang my way tonight, as a local pub in Salisbury requires a design for a beer clip and decided to run a quick competition. So, being a fan of both beer and cartoons, I thought I’d spring into action with my sketchpad! This particular pub, The Winchester Gate, is a popular pub […]