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 […]
We’ve recent acquired a new client at work and they have a requirement for a cartoon welder. The idea being that this cartoon welder would be based on the company owner and would appear on the new website. The welder may also be used on business cards and other materials going forward, so he needed […]