My latest artwork for New Balance was for the Liverpool FC Super Cup win. I really enjoyed creating this one
Experiment with style and colours
I've been working with Rose Design on a huge project for 10Bet to create a 'client editable' image bank of sporting characters. There's one for every sport from Football to Water Polo! The whole project from Rose is visually stunning and I was very happy to be involved!
Since the project has been launched it has also won two Gold awards at the Fresh Awards! One specifically for illustration which is amazing news!
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I was asked by COPA90 to contribute to their recent 50/50 Women’s World Cup 2019 event. I was really happy with how they turned out and look forwards to seeing the released during the tournament
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I have helped create these designs with Arsenal FC for their upcoming Emirates Cup tournament.
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My latest cover illustration for MOTD magazine
After the USA winning the World Cup, goalscorer Rose Lavelle visited her home city to show off the trophy.
New Balance asked me to create an artwork of her goal celebration for use on a billboard at the event.
Here are a selection of my recent projects for Brentford FC.
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I recently worked with Guardian Labs and Natwest to create character illustrations for a fun animated video to promote Tape Ball cricket.
The very talented James Armstrong did the animations.
I have been working with Manchester City FC on their Champions league last 16 promotions - More to show soon…
This is my submission to the brilliant #MIFA project from Dave Will design.
The concept is for artists to create artworks of the missing players from the Panini sticker albums. The albums are released in April but the squad announcements from each country are released in May so there are always players who made the squad but missed the book. Dave decided to address this problem: http://davewilldesign.com/mifa
Aston Villa wanted to create a series of record cover artworks to highlight the amazing songs created by the fans this season.
One of the these was ‘Oh Tammy Tammy..’ for the their star striker Tammy Abraham.
I had loads of fun making these! More to show soon…
During the Women’s World Cup 2019 Copa 90 asked me and a group of very talented illustrators to create reactive illustrations after each game of the tournament.
We had a couple of hours to create an artwork which represented a key player or moment from each game.
This project was very intense but I really enjoyed it and learned a lot about what I can create to such tight deadlines.
To promote #EqualGame for the 2019 Champions League final between Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC, UEFA commissioned me to create a series of player artworks featuring their quotes.
I was really happy with how these were rolled out across their social media platforms and I can’t wait to create more artworks in this style.
Trying out a new style which I really want to keep as simple as possible but produce a quality likeness. More to follow...
The latest Aston Villa Legend to be featured in their Icon series is Dion Dublin.
This was made into a video and used across all their social media platforms
I have taken part in two 'Patterns of Play' exhibitions and for each event I have produced a new artwork relevant to the theme. The latest show was in London and the theme was the European championships for which I reproduced the classic Gazza goal from 1996. I was even mentioned on TalkSport about the work,
The first of the exhibitions was held in Norwich at the Moosey Art gallery and the theme was Norwich football. I created a stained glass style illustration of Alex Neil which I'm really proud of.
This season Arsenal have been producing covers based on historic designs from their past. They asked me to create an illustration which was in keeping with the original design but used a new scene with their current players.
I worked with Aston Villa to create this artwork to celebrate their star striker Tammy Abrahams scoring x20 goals in the 2018/19 season.
I’m really happy with how this turned out
I worked with London Marathon again this year but this time they animated the illustrations with their racing footage. The final thing looked great and I was really happy with how they all turned out.
Good luck to everyone involved on the day!
My latest record cover design for Aston Villa FC has been released
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I’ve been really impressed with England new boy Sancho and I decided to create an illustration of him incorporating his Dortmund and England kits
I really like the England visual identity which I’ve tried to play with here.
My favourite artwork for Arsenal FC of one of their past superstars Santi Cazorla
I had the great honour of creating a series of illustrations of the Porto player Moussa Marega for use in a UEFA Champions League TV feature. The images were integrated beautifully into the footage and I was really happy with the final outcome.
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My latest BEES programme cover artwork for Brentford FC features their star player Romaine Sawyers
I tried something a little different for my latest artwork for Arsenal FC.
Will try this style a bit more in the coming weeks, watch this space…
My latest artwork for Arsenal FC is of their legend Thierry Henry
I had the great honour of once again being asked to illustrate some Chelsea FC superstars in NFL American football kits for their super bowl promotions.
I was really happy with how the background turned out as well
I’ve recently purchased an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil and i’ve really enjoying creating these sketches on it.
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CNN commissioned me to create this piece for an article they had created called 'God and the Don'
You can see the article on the CNN website here: cnn.it/2rzUGc0
My latest artwork for Arsenal is of their star player Aaron Ramsey
My latest Champions draw artwork for BT Sport
I was asked to create an artwork of Gareth Bale for this years Match of the Day Annual. I was really happy how it turned out!
I’m working on a style approach which I can use which is quick to turn around and can be used on social media posts straight after events happen in games.
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I have been working with AS Monaco over a number of months to produce portraits for all their current squad. These illustrations were used predominantly on their new website www.asmonaco.com
This was so much fun to work on and I hope to show more applications soon.
The Guardian asked me to help with an animated video they were producing to show how Chelsea FC won the Premier League title. You can view the final video here:
I have recently worked on player portraits for Juventus for their match day promotions. These were used on their social media channels and on their official website.
My latest artwork for Arsenal FC is of club captain Koscielny
I really like working in this style
Great to be working with BT Sport again for this years Champions League. I created this artwork to highlight the stadiums that Mbappé has now scored at in in the competition so far in his career.
Obviously I also created one ready in case he didn’t score!
AS Monaco asked me to create a series of artworks depicting their World Cup winning hero’s. These were produced as large prints and presented as gifts to the players before their recent game against Marseille.
It was a great honour to be asked and to see that they liked them
I had the honour of designing and illustrating a set of banners for use at the recent ‘new player recruits’ launch event at the ‘Café de Paris of Monte-Carlo’.
I was recently commissioned by Manchester City fc to illustrate their players for their Chinese New Year good will messages. These were used on gifts for fans in China, their website and on digital screens in Manchester City Centre.
I also worked with them back in 2012 for their City Kicks promotions where they were used on their website, match day programmes and for a permanent wall display inside the Etihad Stadium.
I really enjoyed this project and was very honoured to be invited to the ground for an interview about my work. You can see the video on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhzGF8eO4eM
The best bit of the project was when Man City showed me the videos of the players seeing their portraits for the first time.
I have worked with the Guardian on an animated video to explain the upcoming fight between McGregor and Mayweather. I am really happy with how it turned out.
View the video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6Q4l3RU8Fk
I had the great honour of submitting an artwork for the Match of the day 10th anniversary issue.
I chose to illustrate Neymar from the list of the MOTD top 10 favourite players.
I have had the honour of being asked to create an illustration of England hero Jordan Pickford for his club Everton FC.
I’m really looking forward to seeing how this is rolled out across the digital channels and also their printed materials.
By far the biggest project I have worked on so far is for ESPN for their ESPNFC 100 list - Check out the full site here
This project was also nominated for an awwward!
I had the great honour of being asked to create an illustration for the World cup edition of Match of the Day Magazine.
I really enjoyed working on this and i think the design and application looks amazing.
AS Monaco commissioned me to create illustrations of some of their star players for the upcoming coupe de la Ligue final against PSG.
The images were made into animated gifs and used across their social media channels.
ESPN commissioned me to create some drawn illustrations of the Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic for an article by James Horncastle.
You can view the page here: http://es.pn/218ka8N
Entertainment Weekly contacted me after seeing my work for ESPN to commission me to create a couple of illustrations for one of their features. I'm hoping to do a few more over the coming months.
To announce Manchester City winning the Premier League, Copa 90 commissioned me to create this artwork of Pep Guardiola of their social media channels.
I really like the concept and I really enjoyed creating the illustration
I helped create this artwork for LiveWire Sport which was used by the Premier League to show Liverpool star player of the month Mo Salah
I had the great pleasure of working on this brilliant Dutch Comfort Box project with Iris worldwide - The final box looks amazing, I can't wait to get my hands on one!
Really happy to have helped create this image for LiveWire sport and i’m so glad Tennis TV have used it on their social media channels
i tried something a little different for my latest illustration for Arsenal FC
BT Sport asked me if I would like to take part in their Champions league illustration competition #championsdraw.
I feel very proud to be involved in the competition which features some really great illustrators.
I really want to make it to the final but if I don't it was still great to be featured.
I had the great honour this year of not only contributing another artwork for the FA Cup programme but the illustration was part of an amazing tribute to the legend Ray Wilkins who passed away this year.
I had the great honour of being involved once again with the Charity Shield programme.
I had the great honour of being asked by Arsenal FC to create an illustration of Arsene Wenger for use on his last home game for the club.
The illustration wad used across all media platforms on the day but my favourite was the video they created with Arsene’s voice over the top.
I was commissioned by LiveWire Sport to create this 'Champions' illustration for the Premier League announcement that Man City had won the title.
This was used on the Premier League Facebook page
I have created a series of illustrations in a number of styles for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018.
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LiveWire Sport commissioned me to create this illustration of Harry Kane. I was really happy the Premier League used it for their player of the month social media posts!
My latest artworks for Arsenal FC were used as an animated gif on their social media channels
Music design commissioned me to create player illustrations for Fulham FC for use on social media
LiveWire sport commissioned me to create these jockey and trainer illustrations for the 2018 Cheltenham racecourse events.
I really had fun creating these portraits and the top trumps style card design.
I worked on a project for Chelsea FC to create Winter Olympic themed illustrations of their star players. This was real to work on and was used across their social media story channels.
My latest work for Arsenal FC of their star player Nacho Monreal
Arsenal FC commissioned me to create a GIF of an Arsenal themed Race horse and Jockey for a promotional advert they were making.
I really like seeing my work animated and I've never illustrated a horse before.
I have recently worked on player illustrations for Juventus for their match day promotions. These were used on their social media channels and on their official website.
I helped create this artwork for Tennis TV to celebrate the New Year. This was used on their social media channels including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
I had the great honour of being invited to the Ronald McDonald house charity gala in Manchester recently. During the event they have an auction to raise money which included this artwork I created for a Man City pack.
The whole night was amazing and they raised £250k on the night which is incredible.
Red Lantern digital media commissioned me to create a wallpaper design for their office walls. They wanted to incorporate some legendary names from the world of sport in a one off design.
I recently worked on a project with @jamesa_design for Guardian Sport to create artworks for an animated video to explain why the day/night ashes test and the use of the new 'pink ball' is such an issue.
The animation work is really good and I love seeing my work come to life especially for such a great client.
I have always been intrigued by stained glass window designs and I thought it would be a great experiment to try and create my own illustrations using a similar style.
I picked Yaya Toure to illustrate because he had just scored the goal that had won Man City the FA Cup and I liked the idea of him being represented as a knight or angel figure.
I would love to do more of these type of designs in the future and I hope to have a real window made some day.
IMG Media commissioned me to create a series of illustrations for UEFA to promote their upcoming European qualifiers in 2017.
The illustrations were created in layers so that they could be animated. I'm really happy with the final results especially how they created the depth of field with the line work and colours.
My latest commission from Arsenal FC is of their legendary manager George Graham.
I received a great brief from ShortList magazine to illustrate the 10 most visually satisfying Premier League goals from the past decade for their 10 year anniversary issue.
It was very difficult to get the composition to work but I'm really happy with the finished design.
My latest submission to the BT Sport Football #Championsdraw competition. This style was developed after I purchased some amazing new watercolour brushes which are changing the way I work.
I had great fun working with DHL on their Rugby 7s promotions. These are just some of the player illustrations I did for them which they used across social media and their website.
Arsenal FC have commissioned me to illustrate their players past and present for use across their social media channels. More to show soon!
I recently worked with Music design agency and Manchester City FC on their promotional work for the Champions league games with Monaco.
These were used in the stadium around the pitch, in the programme, advertising and as animated gifs on their social media channels
I had the great pleasure of providing illustrations for the full Bundesliga season. These were used for several social media channels including some of the clubs.
Arsenal FC asked me to create several match day programme cover illustrations for their premier league season.
I had the great honour of once again of being asked to provide illustrations for the FA Cup programme.
Some of my football based illustrations of stars from the beautiful game
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To celebrate the birthday of the Premier League legend Kanu, Arsenal commissioned me to create this piece for use on the their social media channels.
I'm really getting to grips with my new Wacom display and hope to do lots more drawn style illustrations in the future.
I had the honour of creating illustrations for the 2016 Charity Shield programme cover for the FA.
I'm really happy with the finished result.
New York City FC asked me to create player illustrations for their Chinese New Celebration promotions.
My favourite player is Pirlo so this was a great project to work on.
The guys behind the 2016/17 'Season Annual' book invited me to submit illustrations for the Manchester United vs Bournemouth game. A game made famous by Zlatan getting his head stamped on, leading to him later that game elbowing his aggressor powerfully in the face.
The book is great and features some amazing illustrators. Find out more here: www.seasonannual.com
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Arsenal FC commissioned me to illustrate the Emirates stadium for use on the spines of their programmes for the 2016/17 season.
It was great to see the final image at the end of the season.