Archive for the ‘Commissions’ Category

Supreme Sol x Handbook “Higher Manifestation” Artwork

‘Higher Manifestation’ sees the rapper Supreme Sol, from St. Louis Missouri USA, team up with beat producer Handbook from York. When I was initially approached to work on the project I was given the brief that the artwork should have an “Ethereal spiritual vibe / be enlightening in someway.”  It took me a little while to come up Read more

Handbook Banner

Handbook and I are back at it again! Jake was looking for a new web banner design for all of his online musical outlets. Jake always uses a photo of himself with three lemon covering his eyes and mouth so I took the whole lemon image a bit further into this design. Check out: Facebook Bandcamp and Soundcloud for all Read more

The Expert: Neckbreakers Beat Tape Artwork

Cian Galvin AKA The Expert contacted me about collaborating on his solo project “Neckbreakers”. I instantly wanted to get involved when I heard all of the beats that feature. As Cian was putting together a beat tape I felt compelled to use a cassette within the design. I filled the shell of a hollowed out tape with poster Read more

Cascade Records: Podcast 49 by Pogflipper Artwork

I discovered the French record label, Cascade Records, through Handbook’s Podcast 42 mix. I dropped them an email and a few weeks later Sal replied asking if I wanted to design the artwork for their next Podcast. When I discovered the artist I would be designing for was called “Pogflipper,” I thought I had to Read more

Handbook: "Layerism" Artwork

Here is my album artwork for Handbook’s latest LP “Layerism” which is available on his Bandcamp Page: I shot the photo from the window of a plane whilst on my way to Cannes last year. Here’s what Handbook had to say about the album: “This album was created in February 2012 and consists of Read more

Slate The Disco Logo

Jordan Worland, Editor of asked me to come up with a logo for his site. We tried a couple of different concepts and eventually settled on the above. Slate The Disco is “an independent site dedicated to Cambridge’s music scene. news + thoughts + chats + recommendations + listings all of the musical variety.” Read more

Handbook: "Werds" Album Artwork

This album cover is the second piece of artwork I’ve designed for Jake AKA Handbook. (Click here to see my artwork for “All the Time.”) ‘Werds’ is a collaboration project between Handbook and a various collection of rappers. You should all go and have listen to his work on Soundcloud if you haven’t already. I Read more

Selfmade Pieces Avaliable on Etsy.

Early on this year I exhibited a few pieces at Fonica’s SelfMade Exhibition in Leeds. Three of the four pieces are now available to purchase on Richard Chappelow’s Etsy Page at a very modest price. Go have a look here. Here are a few of the pics of the pieces from the show:

Handbook: "All the Time" Artwork

I haven’t designed an album cover for an artist in nearly two years. So I was very excited to collaborate with Jake Brown AKA Handbook to produce a piece for his album “All The Time,” which he is going to self release on Monday (7/11/11.) You can hear a Mini Mix of the album on Read more

HMP Gloucester Safety Custody Support Group Leaflet

I designed this leaflet almost a year ago and I had completely forgotten about it. My Mum asked me if I would be interested in designing the leaflet for HMP Gloucester as a favor for some of her colleagues who work on the suicide watch wing of the prison. This pamphlet is given to prisoners Read more

Fonica presents "Self-made" Exhibition

I’ve been meaning to sit down and write this blog post for weeks now. July was incredibly hectic at the Reef office and what with all the excitement of the London Riots, Vfest, a good friend leaving for new exciting adventures and the latest movements of Dancing Lotus, new pieces and other updates seemed to Read more

Fonica: "Self Made" Exhibition

I’ve been asked by Mr. Richard Chappelow of Fonica Magazine to contribute a couple of pieces of artwork for their first gallery exhibition. I’m currently planning on exhibiting one or two old pieces which I have featured on here before, but I’ve got a few plans up my sleeve for new pieces especially for the Read more

‘Five’ Documentary @ Cannes Update

I’ve finally been given a copy of the film ‘Five’ that I worked on which featured in my previous post. I was also given the good news that after the films initial screening on the 14th of May 2011, it was very well received. So much so that it was given a second screening on Read more

‘Five’ Documentary @ Cannes Film Festival

“Five” is a short film, by Tomcat Films, documenting the horrors and the aftermath experienced by five individuals, who’s lives have been effected by terrorist attacks in Pakistan during 2009. I was asked by the film’s editor, Khaiyyam Mahmood, if I would contribute to the film by designing and animating a number of titles which Read more

Fonica Cover Design: Issue 4

A couple of weeks ago Richard Chappellow (Editor of Fonica) posted a Facebook status requesting people to come up with a black and white design for the cover of Fonica issue 4. This is what I came up with. I’ve since named the character that features as: ‘Toast.’ Richard asked to write a couple of Read more