June 21, 2015

Hopping Zombies

Well, fuck me sideways. It has nearly been a year since I've written anything here. Naughty. Naughty Fitz. And I'm only putting this up because I kinda have to. Why, you ask? Well, you inquisitive person you....

August 10, 2014

Freakin' Monsters

Well. Fuck me. It has been an eternity since I've put anything up here. So, here we go. I have finally gotten around to starting a little side project that I've been trying to get off the ground for quite...

April 10, 2014

Yay, beer!

Well, the piece I entered into the Pimp Matty's Ride competition for Young Henrys the other week won! Check it out below in case you didn't see it. I'm super chuffed. Thanks to everyone who voted for it,...

April 4, 2014

Shit is going down

The Young Henrys illustration for the Pimp Matty's Ride comp I did a few weeks back got into the top three! The entry that receives the most likes on Facebook and Instagram gets put on the side of their delivery...

March 23, 2014

Hipster-Beer-Man

Last weekend I smashed out an illustration for a comp run by Young Henrys, where they'll print the winning illustration on the side of their delivery truck. It's a fairly different style to what I usually...

March 22, 2014

New exhibition

Alright. I'm having a well rubbish exhibition relatively soon. Opening night is on April 8th at 6pm, at Blacklisted Gallery in Surry Hills, and you're all invited! Lucky you. Feel free to bring people along,...

March 16, 2014

I shall call him Squishy

Below are a tonne of stickers I did for HoverChat, which is a messaging app for Android. These were immense fun to do—I got to draw cute monsters and that all day, so I can't complain. The style I did these...

February 11, 2014

Don't waste food yo!

A site that I did a whole bunch of illustrations for has gone live this week. It's called the Food Lovers' Republic. It's a program by Hornsby Shire and Willoughby City Council in partnership with the NSW...

February 10, 2014

Monti's Mould Monster out now!

A comic book I illustrated for Pearson Australia last year has finally been released! It's called Monti's Mould Monster and it's part of Pearson's Discovering Science series. The book is used by the teacher...

January 7, 2014

I have machine guns in my butt?

Just before Christmas and New Years I wrapped up a little commission piece for a mate of mine, who's giving it to his brother for Christmas. Cute. It's of Astro Boy—behold! I fucking love Astro Boy (even...

November 23, 2013

The job situation

So after two short weeks of unemployment and freelancing I've gone back into full-time! I'm now a visual designer at Digital Eskimo, which is just wizard. I had heard of them before, a few design mates worked...

November 9, 2013

Healthy Harold

A few weeks back I got to work on a pitch for a complete redesign of Healthy Harold, which any kid that grew up in Australia will know of. It's basically this program that goes around to primary schools in...

September 28, 2013

Gross, mould

Been a tad quiet around here lately, but I've been fairly busy and haven't had a chance to update this bloody blog. So for the last few months I've been working on this pretty rad freelance project for Pearson...

July 29, 2013

Golden Crumpets pitch

I've finally gotten around to uploading some work that I did for a pitch for Golden Crumpets, a pretty popular brand over here in Australia. Unfortunately we didn't win the business, but I'm still well chuffed...

July 14, 2013

Bit of news and stuff

So my kids book app, Timmy Tompkins' Awesome Fantasy Comic Book Superhero Adventure! has been out for a week now and I've been getting some great responses from it—I'm really chuffed how it's all turning...

July 7, 2013

Timmy Tompkins' app

Hello all. I'm incredibly excited to announce that my first children's book, Timmy Tompkins' Awesome Fantasy Comic Book Superhero Adventure, is now available as an app on iPad! I wrote and illustrated this...

May 26, 2013

You Am I guitar picks

Last weekend I did this series of four illustrations, which is for a competition that the band You Am I are running, where you can get said illustrations on their new guitar picks. Fingers are crossed. You...

May 15, 2013

Dettol Touch of Foam

These series of three illustrations and designs were for a little Dettol campaign, called Touch of Foam. The aim of which was to get kids to wash their hands. They were done as a PDF that parents could print...

April 13, 2013

Chimps in space!

At work they're introducing this thing called the 10% Project, where basically you can do whatever you want for 10% of your time. But you need to pitch it to management and that first before you start faffing...

December 23, 2012

Holler Christmas Card 2012

The Holler Christmas Card for 2012 is now live! Thankfully, before Christmas. This project was a lot of fun to work on, and we knocked it out in record time. I did the design and illustrations for it, and...

December 21, 2012

Some lovely watercolours

Wrapped up this illustration project recently, which was for Lancôme and was featured on one of their Facebook tabs. Basically it was to get more people on their Facebook page... I think. Anyway, we kicked...

December 8, 2012

Bowie, Hendrix, Jagger and Blondie

Finished this series of four illustrations the other week for the Holler boardrooms. There's Bowie, Hendrix, Jagger and Blondie. Each of which was assigned to one of the boardrooms, printed, framed and popped...

October 29, 2012

Hamsters and butchers

So I recently wrapped up working on two mobile apps for Cyberdesign Works. I've done a fair bit of work with them in the past. My first proper paid job was for them way back in 2009, when I was a bright eyed...

August 12, 2012

Han shot first

Piece of Star Wars fan art I did for Ten Paces and Draw the other week. Yes. Han did shoot first. You can check out the other illustrations here and also grab a print of this over at my store. Also, in other...

July 2, 2012

I wonder if it remembers me?

Last week on Ten Paces there was a Wes Anderson tribute, and I got to do The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, which is pretty much my favourite film. Anderson is also one of my favourite directors, I love all...

June 15, 2012

I love dat hippity hop

The illustrations for this week's swap on Ten Paces and Draw is up and banging. The theme was of course, Hip Hop, and I love that Hippity Hop... Anna Santaguida took my sketch to final, and it is dope. She...

June 11, 2012

Iron Man is rad

Haven't posted anything up in a while, mainly because I've been super busy with work and that, but also because Diablo III was released the other week.  It's...  addictive.  Yet it is incredibly fun,...

May 11, 2012

I Wanna Be Your Dog

Illustration based on The Stooges "I Wanna Be Your Dog" for Ten Paces and Draw.  That rad, craggy face of Iggy Pop's was so much fun to draw.  You can check out the other illustrations here.Fitz.

May 8, 2012

Number Four

So I awoke this morning to find that my portfolio site is number four on DesignCharts.  This I can only describe as rad.  I never thought it would get on there, so I am rather chuffed.  I will treasure...

May 7, 2012

Yeah Mr. White! Yeah Science!

My illustration of Walter White from Breaking Bad.  It is great (the show, not the illustration), and possibly one of my favourite TV shows at present, however Game of Thrones is sneaking up on it, ready...

April 27, 2012

Finished!

Well... my brand spanking new portfolio site is finished!  You can check it out here.I've been working on it for quite a while now.  God knows how many versions I did, but I finally finished the design...

April 16, 2012

Gotta Catch 'Em All

The theme this week over on Ten Paces was Pokémon.  Like every other kid in the late 90s I collected Pokémon cards, played the games on Game Boy and watched the show.  I can't imagine the amount of money...

April 12, 2012

Timmy Tompkins

Well, I finally finished my children's book last week.  It's been printed, packaged up and sent off to the publisher.  So now I just have to play the waiting game.  It was immense fun to do and even if...

March 25, 2012

Dribbble

So yeah, I was asked to become a player on Dribbble yesterday, which was rather rad. I've uploaded a few shots of my children's book, and you can check them out here. I've nearly finished work on my book by...

March 24, 2012

It's Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This.

Alrighty people.  I've made a bit of an old entry for the 8-Bit Design Challenge that's knocking about on deviantART.  You basically just have to do a design inspired by 8-bit, which will then go onto a...

February 25, 2012

Parks and Recreation

"When I eat, it is the that is scared." - Ron SwansonThe theme for Ten Paces this week was Parks and Recreation, the TV show, which I hadn't really seen before actually.  So I watched a few episodes and found...

February 16, 2012

When I Grow Up

Well, I finally got the net back on in my new house, after five long days.  Felt like I've been living in the dark ages.Anyway, this is a bit late, but here are my illustrations for Ten Paces and Draw last...

February 7, 2012

I've Really Let Myself Go

Just a bit of a test, trying to refine my style for the kid's book I'm currently working on.  I really want to achieve greater depth to my illustrations and also more realistic rendering and shading, whilst...

February 7, 2012

Global Village

This was just a quick illustration for a recent project for Habitat for Humanity.  It was a redo of the illustrations below from a while back.I quite like the final one, it was a fun style to draw in.  At...

January 26, 2012

Happy Birthday, you old fart

Did this print for my aunty's 50th birthday. It was a lot of fun to do, I've never really done any sort of illustrated type before, but I'm pretty happy with it.You can grab a print of this here.

January 16, 2012

Send him a red cap and a Speedo

Quick illustration of the beanie from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, possibly my favourite film. You can grab a print of this here.

January 14, 2012

Kids Just Want to Have Fun

Updated illustration for this years ASX Schools Sharemarket Game campaign. Fitz.

January 6, 2012

Whoa!

I've just hit 5,000 page views over on my deviantART profile, which is pretty wizard. A mega thanks to everyone and anyone who has taken a peek at my rubbish.

December 14, 2011

Last Bit of Work

Last bit of work I did at Reborn, which was for Habitat for Humanity.Fitz.

December 8, 2011

Don't give up!

They've started a new project over on Ten Paces and Draw—it's called Illustrated Mixtapes, and basically a bunch of illustrators do a piece based on a song. I got to do "Don't Give Up" by Noisettes, which...

December 5, 2011

Fair Bit of Work

Posted a fair bit of work up this week, all of it for the Ten Paces and Draw blog, I just love it, it's so much fun.  You can check out the final of the sketch that I did this week here, done by Ten Paces...

November 13, 2011

Star Wars and Korra

A bit late, but here are my second bunch of submissions for Ten Paces the other week. The theme was fan art, so naturally I had to do Star Wars, and the sketch that I took to final was of a cartoon called...

October 23, 2011

Beer guts, nice legs and parade dragons

Well my first submission for the Ten Paces and Draw blog are up, here is the sketch that I submitted and my final piece. Pawel Mildner turned my sketch into something that is rather rad. And you can check...

October 4, 2011

Ten Paces and Draw

I was recently asked to join Ten Paces and Draw, a blog where illustrators get a theme every couple of weeks and sketch up an image, submit it, and then receive a sketch from another illustrator and render...

October 1, 2011

Illustrators Australia

This is pretty cool, I guess. I was asked a couple of days back to become a member of Illustrators Australia. It's an organisation that helps promote illustrators work from around the country, it publishes...

September 16, 2011

House Key

Just a house on a key I knocked up at work the other week.It's half photo-manipulation and half illustration, very similar to what I did for Habitat.Fitz.

September 11, 2011

Habitatland launched

Habitatland has finally launched. Have a go, it is for charity mind so you can feel a little less guilty about playing video games.

September 4, 2011

Habitatland – The Video Game

Very exciting this...  I've been working on this game for the past few months, illustrating every little object in the world, and it's finally going live at the beginning of next week! This was the first...

August 22, 2011

Cultural weekend

Bugger me, I have had a mega cultural weekend. Went to a fair few talks and performances at Graphic. Really great work and brilliant artists. I rediscovered the work of Jim Woodring and Roger Langridge. If...

August 13, 2011

Somewhat depressing site

A site I designed last week, which the client didn't like.  I like it though, and was rather chuffed with it.  I think it's definitely one of the better designs I've done, seeing as it's not really my forte......

August 7, 2011

Video games aplenty

Did this illustration over the weekend for work. It's going into a pitch for a video game company (see if you can guess which one) tomorrow—was quite fun to do.

August 4, 2011

Happiness

Did a few style screens the other day for some ol' diet program bollocks.  Did two styles for the client to pick from, they didn't pick these.But choose the boring stock standard ones instead.Fitz.

July 18, 2011

Sketches and things

As part of my brand new site, I'll be endeavouring to keep a bit of an old blog. I do already keep a blog going here. But it's rubbish and I hardly update it, plus this one is nicer looking—so just as a...

July 12, 2011

Catchment cartoons

So I finished this massive illustration project the other day and thought I'd finally put it up on here. Basically it was for a NSW State Government educational program for kids, where I drew all of these...

April 16, 2011

A whole bunch of crap

Just uploaded a whole new bunch of my crap. Firstly, a final illustration from this kick arse project I've just started. Basically they're for a program to educate kids on good and bad Australian animals and...

April 9, 2011

What I've been up to

Well, not much. The whole personal project thing at work kind of fizzled out. But, over the coming weeks I'm starting a whole bunch of illustration projects, one of which is extremely exciting—partially...

March 21, 2011

Necrosis characters

Right, both characters for the Necrosis comic are now done! Now to get cracking on the actual comic itself.

March 13, 2011

Yay zombies!

Very exciting news. Well, I think it is. I'm going to be doing a comic with this guy. An awesome writer, hence he's writing it and I'm drawing it. It's going to be a lot of fun. It has zombies. Here is a concept...

March 13, 2011

Mucking around

At work now we've started getting a couple of hours each week where we can work on a little personal project. Whether it be a quick sketch, playing around with some type, or in the case of developers, trying...

February 25, 2011

Red Right Hand

I've uploaded a fair few screenshots from my short film Red Right Hand on me site—an animated short that I did for my final year uni major. I uploaded some a while back on my old site but I was going through...

February 13, 2011

Things and stuff

Just to let you all know, I've updated my site with some of my recent design work and there'll be more over the coming weeks. So check it out if you get a chance. Also, I've just uploaded the first page of...

January 24, 2011

Comic books

It's been a dream of mine for some time now to try and get into the comic book industry. I currently work as a graphic designer and illustrator, but I would love to work full time in the comic book industry....