I love making images and telling visual stories and am constantly experimenting with approaches, materials and techniques.

My work has many strands. Making portraits gets me under the skin of the subject in many of the same ways getting under the skin of an animation character. Animation design and illustration for me are closely linked complimenting, expanding and providing a subtext to the script. Animation has always been a natural development.

The Magic of animation found me just before I completed my MA at The Royal College of Art. I graduated with a short film shown at The Best of British Animation Festival; this began a career working in the Animation Industry, Designing and animating  Series, Promos and Directing Commercials and Motion graphics .

Clients and Projects include –

Animation and commercials direction and motion graphics – Saachi&Saachi, Scwartzkopf, Channel 4, BBC, Sky Arts

Illustration – Island Records, Feel Agency, Guardian, Mc Zine

Children’s series – Golden Books, Colin McNaughton’s Preston Pig  and Blue Dragon for the BBC for design and Background design

Graphic Designer Production Designer –  Bafta nominated Short TRANSIT

Sequence Director and animator – 1001 Nights for Hyperion Studios LA, Pennies From Heaven Sequence for Hibbert Ralph Animation, Rapunzel Episode for Grimm Tales Ch5 and ITV

Design  and Animation on Video Clips – including Kate Bush “King of the Mountain“, Tom Jones “Kiss“, Grace Jones “Love is the Drug” Art of Noise “Close to the Edit

Short films director and animator – Give me Some Action 1982, Stol 2008

Solo shows – BLOW 2011, Shh! Gallery, London

PORTOBELLO PORTRAITS – 2012 Tabernacle Gallery, London

I have taught Animation at BA and MA level. Kingston University, London Metropolitan University, Film Akademie BadenWurtenburg, and have been External Assesor on the MA and BA Animation courses at UCLAN