Illustrator. (January 2012 - January 2012)
Developed book cover art for "A Bee in my Bonnet: Obsessions of a Bee Keeper" by Louise Westwood. Due for publication in 2012.
Illustrator (December 2011 - January 2012)
Developed a cover for the e-book "Mario Rodríguez Losada (O Pinche, O Langullo). Guerrilla Warfare in Galicia" by Antonio Téllez Solá, Christie Books.
Illustrator (December 2011 - December)
Designed and delivered a cover image for John Paul Catton's novel "Moonlight, Murder and Machinery."
Shrewsbury Disabled Arts
Freelance trainer (November 2011 - November 2011)
Two day training course in Adobe Photoshop and digital image making for artists (adults). Covering basic use of Photoshop's range of tools to develop images from initial sketches and design ideas provided by the artists.
For Beginners Books
Illustrator (May 2011 - August 2011)
I provided a full colour cover and 130 black and white internal illustrations for the book "A Beginners Guide to Women's History" by Dr. Bonnie Morris, Professor of Women's HIstory at George Washington University. The book was published in February 2012.
Shakespeare Comic Books
Digital Colourist (January 2009 - Present)
I am working with writer and illustrator Simon Greaves to provide colour to his graphic novel format versions of Shakespeare's plays. These are intended as introductory texts and contain both the original dialogue and a contemporary translation. I have been adding digital texturing (photographic textures etc) and colouration to Simon's line work. We have completed A Midsummer Nights Dream (2009) and Romeo and Juliet (2010) and begine work on Macbeth in 2012.
Examples of the books can be seen on Simons website at http://www.shakespearecomics.co.uk/
Glyndwr University, Wrexham
Mentor/LSA (September 2008)
National Health Service
Registered Mental Nurse (January 1986 - January 2003)
I worked in the NHS from leaving school but predominantly in Psychiatry where I explored my fascination with human communication as well as my affinity for other people.