A website for an author who writes fantasy novels with a Victorian flavour. We decided on an art nouveau style as we are both big fans of the style, and we thought the organic […]
Monster characters illustrated for my nephews bedroom, then used on invitations and wrapping paper for his birthday party later that year. As these monsters were designed for a bedroom, I tried to make the monsters […]
Some fan art for one of my favourite singer/songwriters. Retweeted by Amanda herself (my twitter handle used to be randomcharlie, but I changed it fairly recently to charlie_ryland). Pen on paper, scanned and coloured.
Everyone loves getting compliments, but giving them can be difficult, especially with strangers. Talking Cards isn’t a new concept. A friend of mine got given one and showed it to me. It’s a wonderful […]
A doodle in my sketch book turned into an awesome illustration. This was also an experiment in drawing a lit cigarette. Style was inspired by Jamie Hewlett’s drawings of Tank Girl.
Experiment with different styles and mediums. Watercolour, acrylic and ink on pine wood block.
A digital collage done in the style of Jamie Reid (graphic designer for the Sex Pistols).
Submitted to cover design contest. Rated highly by author, but not selected to win.
ZAFC was an idea for a fitness club for overweight geeks and zombie lovers to motivate them to get into shape. We totally had this idea before Zombies! Run.
My friends legs in my shoes. This photo was used in a book where I represented five concepts in five different ways (illustration, advertising, photography, gothic romance illustration and sketches of failed inventions). After this […]
Spray paint on cardboard. All stencils made using stock images and found objects.
Submitted to a cover design competition.
Poster for an event I helped organise. The theme was “carnival”, and as it was the first event of it’s kind, and the poster was virtually the only form of advertising, apart from word […]
Drawings done at the request of my nephew. We both love Adventure Time and Batman: Arkham City, so I combined the two and started this series of character portraits. The illustration was drawn, scanned, […]
Drawings done at the request of my nephew. We both love Adventure Time and Batman: Arkham City, so I combined the two and started this series of character portraits. The illustration was drawn, scanned, printed, coloured, scanned […]
This zine was borne out of a zine making session where I was showing my 13 year old niece how I make zines. The premise of this zine is that one of the facts […]