I developed artwork ahead of Liverpool versus Arsenal at Anfield in the Premier League. Showcasing the deep connection the players have with supporters was important and the final work was received well across a diverse range of platforms from Twitter to Instagram to Reddit.
I was commissioned by BT Sport to develop artwork ahead of the Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder fight. Communicating Fury’s arduous battle against his demons was the central demand of the brief.
Artwork for the third season of the 'Champions Draw' from BT Sport.
I provided illustrations for 'No Hands 2', a World Cup photo book by the brilliant photographer, Ryu Voelkel. The final book is a thing of beauty with design by Andrew Weber and poetry by Musa Okwonga accompanying Ryu's mesmerising images.
All work for the second year of BT Sport's Champions Draw.
I developed gifs of memorable moments for the Bundesliga’s end of season review.
All artwork from the first year of BT Sport's Champions Draw.
Results of focused effort on capturing likeness and upping the vibrancy of my work. All carried out in Procreate.
I was by commissioned by Conscious Minds to produce artwork of distance runner Jordan Hasay for Nike’s social media feeds.
All my cover work for 'Sounders Monthly'. I was delighted to be involved in this project as it provided an opportunity to apply a different style to each issue. Many thanks to Ty Kreft for the great direction.
I was commissioned by Bloomsbury to develop a set of illustrated icons. The final work appears in “Done Deal“, an insider’s guide to the financial side of football, by sports lawyer Daniel Geey.
I worked with TBWA/Chiat/Day on developing artwork for Gatorade’s ‘Everything Changes‘ campaign, the biggest in their 50 year history. I produced 5 gifs and one portrait of an angry Suarez which appears for a split second on a training dummy (blink and you’ll miss it). I was tasked with executing the creative team’s ideas and developing a few new directions to pursue. A pleasure from start to finish, I hope people get as much fun from watching the final piece as I had making my small part in it.
The finished work featured in this advert.
I was commissioned by Seattle to portray Cristian Roldan as Iron Man due to his immense amount of uninterrupted playing time. Used across social media.
I provided cover artwork for 'The Tactical Room', a web magazine by Martí Perarnau.
I was very happy to work with Gatorade on these images for use in an advert with Thierry Henry.
I was commissioned by Manchester City FC ahead of their first ever Champions league semi final appearance. I created 9 GIF comic panels in all.
Working with LiveWire Sport, I developed artwork for the player of the month awards in the Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship.
One of my twitter portrait threads began to throw up some interesting results. With previous work in that thread, I had been working with uniform thickness lines and half tone for shade, but when drawing Cruyff I went a bit looser. That proved to be a jumping off point.
Visualising anecdotal football evidence.
A Johan Cruyff poster project.
I worked with the FAI ahead of Euro 2016 to make a poster of each member of the squad.
I worked with Match of the Day magazine to develop a feature about the evolution of football player culture. It’s always a lot of fun to develop potential products and styles.
For Bleacher Report's 'The Art Of The 7'.
I designed the various steps of Nike's social media awareness campaign for the new eco friendly GS2 football boot.
I worked with GIPHY and Manchester City to develop a gif to celebrate City reaching 4 million followers on Twitter.
I worked with EA Sports to develop FIFA artwork for use on social media.
I worked with the Bundesliga to create artwork for James Rodriguez first Bayern match.
I worked with RE:Sydney to produce illustrations for Optus, an Australian telecommunications company. They had secured Premier League broadcast rights across Australia and associated territories. Their aim was to convey the feeling of a match day in England with modular and quickly understood illustrations that could be further altered to reflect the future needs of the campaign.
I worked with Nike to develop an illustration to celebrate Ronaldo winning his latest award.
I was commissioned by COPA90 to design the label of their limited edition World Cup IPA. It was my first time producing packaging and was a big change in approach so massive thanks to Nick Lewis for the great direction.
Recent work for Bundesliga ahead of Der Klassiker.
I was commissioned by Juventus to celebrate their fifth Scudetto in a row.
I worked with Second Captains on developing the cover for their second annual. The idea was to take Robbie Brady's iconic celebration and switch out the crowd for recognisable sporting celebrities.
I was commissioned by author Paul French to create artwork for the cover of his latest book on football.
My take on the squads of World Cup 2018.
I provided illustrations for ‘Do You Speak Football‘ written by Tom Williams, published by Bloomsbury. The book is an expertly compiled compendium of the weird and wonderful words and phrases used to describe football around the world. It was great to be given the freedom to pursue larger than life takes on the already colourful subject matter.
I was commissioned by SLSG to create an artwork of current USMNT & Werder Bremen player Josh Sargent, who was a product of the clubs academy.
I wanted to give the biggest football personalities cultural life outside the football arena.
I was delighted I had the chance to design some fun characters engaged in festive activities for the LiveWire Sport christmas card.
I was honoured to be a part of Club 99, the brain child of brilliant illustrator Scott McRoy. I was tasked with illustrating Victor Valdes with the aim to show his unusually good outfield skills.
Arseblog commissioned two character designs for use across their social channels.
Taking iconic moments in football and condensing them to quickly digested four panel pieces.
An in depth analysis of my character building process.
Trying to convey likeness and personality with as little lines as possible.
Clothing label ‘Football Culture‘ made a limited edition shirt (now sold out) from my Zlatan portrait.
I had the pleasure of working with Pro Direct Soccer to produce this image of the Copa Gloro boot.
I was delighted to work with the Bundesliga on creating these images for their social channels.
I worked with Optus to create some advertisement illustrations for use in FourFourTwo magazine Australian edition.
I worked with Umbro to develop informative artwork for West Ham, Hull and Everton. I had to mix illustration and graphic design here, so I was stepping outside my comfort zone a bit.
I was approached by Complex UK to design an image for the 30th anniversary of Air Jordan in conjunction with Foot Locker.
All the artwork ESPN have commissioned me to do for matches.
I was happy to provide player avatars for the Fantasy Sports game, Gine Manager for the Greek Superleague.
I produced a piece for the brilliant and charitable Willow Foundation
I worked with MOTD Mag to develop a fun Pogba double page spread. It's featured in the annual which is out now.
I worked with Unibet to develop artwork for Gareth Southgate's potential to become England manager.
I was commissioned by the FAI to produce a poster showcasing an international friendly.
LA Galaxy approached me to design the official artwork for Steven Gerrard's move from LFC to the MLS.
I was commissioned by MOTD mag to create fun portraits of various well known footballers.
I worked with Sport Magazine to produce an accompanying illustration of Ian Wright for his column.
Book cover for author Liz Heade.
Match day posters commissioned by LA Galaxy.
I was commissioned by Backpage Press to illustrate Graham Hunter's award winning book 'Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World'.
I provided wraparound cover artwork for 'The Breaking Bad Cook Book'.
I worked with Setanta Sports on a Conor McGregor social media advert.
Some images for KICKTV that were used on social media.
I worked with DC Stoddert in 2014 and 2015 to design their Holiday greeting card.
I provided cover artwork for a book about Jack Wilshere.
I was commissioned by Aviva to design a poster for each of the competing teams in the FAI Junior Cup Final which takes place in the Aviva Stadium.
I worked with Mundial Magazine on an editorial illustration about Rivaldo and his dedication to the spreading the word of God through football.
Your personality shines through in many ways. Here's my illustrated take on how you're unconsciously communicating...
A collection of starter kits for well known players...
An illustrated history of the football boot...
I designed a boot every day for a month and collected the best results.
I started out drawing a Nike athlete every day. The aim was to combine a portrait with text in a unified way. I branched out as the project progressed.
I envisioned footballers inserted into different periods of history, what jobs would they have gotten? Would they have carried on playing?