KJA Artists Blog

Are You Listening?

I was recently asked to join 11 other artists in creating a poster for an exhibition and silent charity auction as part the 'Are you listening?'  music and arts festival in Reading, Berkshire. Each artist was allocated one of the headline musical acts and given free…

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Born on this day

At the beginning of last year I set my self the task of producing an illustration a day, of a famous or historic person born on that day. It was a chance to try out lots of different styles and techniques but also a great warm up for the day. Some were more successful than…

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A royal day of happiness and sadness

I was trying to think of what to write about for my first post on here, I have a few ideas for things coming up but then event yesterday led to producing a couple of illustrations so thought I would post those.First off the happiness, yesterday saw the country celebrating…

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Pilot Jane and the Runaway Plane

I've had the pleasure this past month of sketching rough drafts for the latest book I've been illustrating, "Pilot Jane and the Runaway Plane." It's a delightful story about a little girl pilot and her pink airplane. The book is for Big Sunshine Books in the UK and will be…

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Athena Pallas

A few moths ago, a friend of mine told me that his Muse is Athena Pallas. I found that interesting, so I googled her. I knew of the goddess Athena, but never googled her name with the word Pallas attached. And some of the most beautiful, regal Greek statues popped up, with…

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Little Lion Illustrations

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Flying by the seat of my pants.

KJA put me forward to illustrate "Russell Grant's Art of Astrology", an adult colouring book as is the fashion currently. I'm definitely new to this kind of work so the first thing was to do some research and see how the brief applies to what is currently out there. The…

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My first KJA Blog posting

After staring at a blank sheet of paper for quite some time I think I have finally managed to break through my ‘bloggers block’, and have found a few words to say for my first posting here on the KJA blog.In the briefest of…

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Goth Girl Illustrations

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What We Believe final drafts

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character design for educational poster
A3-Xbox360.F
dr zed character vector illustration
Painted Red 3D GCI illustration
J BAN Untitled-2.F
Race for the Moon
Alaska RuPaul's Drag Race Illustration
Plasticine magazine cover
Camper Van Surfing Illustration
Goth Kids stylised illustration
Corporate America

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