Daily Mirror World Cup Final player portraits

My series of six German and Argentinian player portraits is now up on the Daily Mirror Football website. Really enjoyed the process and hopefully they provide a nice little accompaniment to the 2014 World Cup Final.

Homage to Herge

Melissa Walsh is tackling soccer in the Himalayas this week for the Sport History Project and I contributed an accompanying illustration. After a childhood filled with Tintin books my mind immediately swung to Tintin in Tibet when pondering the topic. Hope you enjoy the result.  

Vive la France

The orange dust of Roland Garros is settling and Melissa Walsh’s excellent blog is on the case this week. I did the accompanying illustration and was inspired by the wonderfully expressive poses of Jacques Luis David’s ‘Tennis Court Oath’.

New freelance appearance

Love sport? What about history? What about fun tidbits from the the history of sport? The Sport History Porject is the place for you. I do some semi-regular commissions for the site and really enjoy both the content and the briefs. I encourage you to check out the latest post on match fixing and cycling. Here’s my illustration that accompanies.

Ice the Clock illustration

Always happy to contribute to Melissa Walsh’s fantastic Sport History blog, Ice the Clock. Check out the most recent post on baseball in Egypt. Here’s my illustration that accompanies the article.

Summer sports TV bonanza

Tennis, A-league, tests, one-dayers, T20s, NFL, NBA, EPL. The list of sporting fare on TV this summer is bulging and it’s the topic of Melissa Walsh’s excellent blog post this week over at Ice the Clock. I encourage you all to read the post, enjoy my accompanying illustration (also shown below) and lap up the leftovers from the summer sporting feast.

The Power of Sport

This week Melissa Walsh has written about a truly amazing day in WWI when, to mark the festive season, soldiers laid down their weapons and played a soccer match in no-man’s-land. Read the post here and enjoy my accompany illustration below. Hopefully I’ve captured something of the power of sport and the way that it can transcend even the most brutal conflicts – even…

Christmas Craziness

It’s a busy old time of year…for everyone

Barmy Jerusalem

Check out my illustration that accompanies Melissa Walsh’s awesome recent blog post about the hymn Jerusalem and its ties with sport and particularly with English fans. Very enjoyable to experiment with some news styles every now and then.

Contributing to Ice the Clock

Just a quick update to let you know I’ve started contributing to Melissa Walsh’s fantastic sports blog, Ice the Clock. Here’s the first cartoon I did and hopefully there will be many more to come. I’ve very happy to a part of such a great site so I encourage you to take a look.