Children’s Illustration

The Man Who Lives in the Zoo Picture Book

The Man Who Lives in the Zoo Picture Book

At the end of 2014 I was working on a really exciting picture book project with Edinburgh Zoo. I was asked to create a picture book based on a real life character "Darren McGarry". Darren is the head of the animals at Edinburgh Zoo and he has a very busy life amongst...

Cute Animals Illustrations

Cute Animals Illustrations

In this post are a few animals I have illustrated for a Taiwanese Children's interactive/activity book that I have talked about elsewhere. I photographed literally dozens of different illustrations but of the animal illustrations that I created these are some of my...

Colourful Insects Illustrations

Colourful Insects Illustrations

Recently I was contacted by a publisher in Taiwan to see if I could illustrate some colour insects illustrations or an upcoming Taiwanese children's interactive/activity book. I illustrate the insects below for this children's book and this is the first time I've...

Beautiful Birds Illustrations

Beautiful Birds Illustrations

Last November a Taiwanese publisher contacted me to see if I was interested in creating a number of illustrations for a four year old children's activity book. So over the past five weeks I have created a total of 155 illustrations for this book and this is why I...

Christmas Craft Activity National Museum of Scotland

Christmas Craft Activity National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland contacted a few illustrators based within the Edinburgh area around November time and asked us to design and illustrate some Christmas crafts for a special craft event to celebrate the holiday season at their location. I'm one of the...

Creepy Crawly Creatures Illustrations

Creepy Crawly Creatures Illustrations

A Taiwanese publisher has commissioned me to illustrate a new children’s interactive book for children aged 4+. These are just some illustrations from one page from the book. So this post contained some of the creepy crawly creatures illustrations I illustrated for...

Edinburgh Panda Book Illustrations

Edinburgh Panda Book Illustrations

During the summer I had a couple meetings with an independent book publishes based here in Edinburgh called Birlinn. Over the last few months we've been continually discussing the idea of publishing an illustrated Chinese/Taiwanese cookbook, something which I really...

Andrew Carnegie Town Illustrations

Andrew Carnegie Town Illustrations

I was thinking this summer would be quiet but right at the beginning of my summer holidays I was asked to create a series of illustrations that would be used in a children's interactive game/application for an upcoming exhibition at Scottish Parliament called...

St Columba’s School Children’s Detective Illustrations

St Columba’s School Children’s Detective Illustrations

For a recent commission I was asked if I could create two illustrations for St Columba's School in Kilmacolm for their Creative Communities website. The theme behind these two illustrations was "children seeking out their stories in the world". St Columba's creative...

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