& stories

The Return

The Return is a 24-page graphic short story made during the Space and Satellite data artist residency at Inspace, Centre for Design Informatics.

The story references the way scientists measure biomass using satellite data and measures on the ground.

This project is shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2021

The book was riso printed by Out of the Blueprint in Leith, Edinburgh
It is now sold out!

Read more about the residency here︎

Work in progress Talk 

Le Grand Feu

Le Grand Feu is a 3 page comic written specially for the Angoulème BD festival ‘Jeune Talents’ contest for unpublished authors.

Read it below.
Gouache on paper.

The Red House by the Lighthouse

The Red House by the Lighthouse is a 4-page comic written specially for the Comica short story prize organised by the Guardian-Observer and Jonathan Cape publishing.

Read it below.
Gouache on paper.

Our Sofa

Our Sofa is a series of 5 illustrations created for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair exhibition.Gouache on paper.

Eleven the pterosaur

Eleven the pterosaur is the main character of many of my stories.

Here are some  illustrations to introduce you to this cheeky, ferocious and furry wee beast.

More coming soon!

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