KJA Artists Blog

Love and bananas are here

Over the years I've enjoyed working with musicians who have commissioned my art for their CD packaging. Working outside of mainstream labels, I have been given a great deal of freedom to interpret their music visually, and develop ways of working with illustration and…

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Mysterious World

One of the great things about being a Dad is that you can make stuff for your kids !   Mysterious world is a story without words that I'm drawing for my daughter who lives in France. I post these drawings on line every now and again, and they tell the story of a…

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Illustrating for JEB Classics

As I explained in my last post, I was originally trained in the life-sciences. Over the years this has brought me to work as illustrator for various scientific publications. One commission which was intriguing was for a publication called JEB Classics. JEB is the acronym…

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The curious but true story of a wee Scottish rat called Ackroyd

My name is Peter, and my activity as an illustrator began many, many years ago when I was working in a research lab in Cambridge of all places! When I was not researching, I was posting a comic strip called "The perfect eyes of Science" on the Departmental notice board…

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Fruit Packaging Illustration

I've had a long career as an Artist, mostly in Animation, but for most of the past Decade I've been Illustrating in Branding and Packaging, mostly in Beverages. This involved providing assets for the Graphic Designers, Visuals for presentations and Photography for…

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Geometric Approach to Illustration

My natural illustation style is geometric and symmetrical. Whether I'm working on a new branding project, book cover, infographic, editorial or motion graphics project - this is consistently the approach I take. The final geometric visual is a result of the process I take…

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Character Portraits

Any down time I have from client projects I love working on character portraits, usually of sporting stars. As these things can, they often lead on to client work who require either new character creation or portraits of well known stars. I've included a couple of recent…

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Philips lighting with a bit of Disney magic

Hi Everyone, I have been out of it for a while so thought i'd kick this latest blog off with a project I finished a little whiles back but has now gone live on Philips website. The brief initially started off as a single scamp, but the client liked the initial drawing so…

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Sports Illustrated

I've carried around for some time a vague memory of once, perhaps as a kid, or maybe found in a corner of some charity shop or pal's bookshelf, seeing a children's book of sports, wherein some prodigiously talented artist had mined each sport for its unique aesthetic glory,…

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JUGGLING FAMILY LIFE WITH WORK LIFE

Well it's official, i've now joined the 2.4 children statistic with the birth of our baby girl last month and to say that family life is one heck of a juggle was meaning it mildly. So, what is the trick to being a parent while still being able to commit to your work…

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Dog and owner sunshine vector illustration
Storyboard
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Mascot Montes Candies Vector Illustration
Spooky night cartoon scene
Wedding Night
Carlton Atrium 3D architectural illustration
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