five brave things editorial illustration


I started out as an advertising illustrator but I’m trying to focus on more editorial work. Here are some editorial pieces I have created in the last year.

bread meats bread childrens menu illustration

Bread Meats Bread

Through interesting circumstances I was asked if I could create items for a children’s menu for the super popular Bread Meats Bread (best burger restaurant in Scotland).

Naturally I had to go there and eat some food (I love their luther burger and their poutine’s) but they were really happy with everything I produced and the final menu looks awesome.

buddha bowl magazine

Buddha Bowl

A local magazine asked me to create an illustration of something called a Buddha Bowl. A buddha bowl, sometimes called a hippy bowl, is a vegetarian health dish.

edinburgh zoo private garden editorial

Edinburgh Zoo

When I was studying illustration one of the projects we were set involved us making a book about the man who lives in the zoo (literally).

There’s a gentleman who lives in the zoo and is there to look after the animals night and day. Very cool but apparently it’s interesting ordering takeaway as most restaurants think “he’s joking” asking for food be sent there.

Anyway, Edinburgh Zoo has a private garden that serves many purposes and I was asked to create some illustrations for it. This is the result.

brave mind map editorial illustration

Brave Mind Map

Once or twice a year I partake in a Lilla Rogers Make Art That Sells course. You get multiple briefs and these are great as they often make you think outside the box.

On one of their courses we had to create a mind map about “My Five Brave Things”, things that I think are really brave about me.

babs glasgow childrens menu


Babs is Bread Meats Bread’s sister kebab restaurant. They specialise in restaurant style kebabs and just like BMB the food is absolutely awesome. Creative, good looking and absolutely delicious.

Following the success of the Bread Meats Bread childrens menu they asked me to illustrate more items for their Babs menu.

joy magazine russia editorial
the geographer scotland map illustration

Magazine Spreads

Some illustrations that have been featured in magazines or printed into magazines.

cycling amsterdam editorial layout
editorial magazine layout
cycling amsterdam illustration
sylvia pankhurst editorial illustration layout

Other Projects

Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw Puzzles

One of my absolute favourite things is making products from my illustrations. I've made and sold literally hundreds of prints and postcards and I've made the occasional mug and plate. As of mid 2020 I've invested in a lot of printing equipment and I'm now in the...

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Valentines Day

Valentines Day

I created this “Valentines Day” pattern and card inspired by the saying “You’re my cup of tea!” I love illustrating food and drink related topics and I love illustrating objects. So I created these patterns and cards with all of my favourite things.

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Throughout 2018 and 2019 I have been working with a New Jersey-based toy company on many exciting projects. All of the toys and craft products I created for them are available to buy as of now. You can purchase all of these amazing toys from over 200 toy shops all...

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