london, United Kingdom
Monsters is a london based collective of 6 freelance illustrators. we each have our own styles and areas of graphic design and animation. we promote our work collectively through promotional material, a group website, exhibitions, and specially designed monsters products.

Sunday, July 31, 2011


I did this for the Guardian
It was a piece about aggressive overseas bowlers
India are touring at the moment, so a tiger seemed appropriate

David Humphries


This is a small excerpt from an article in Readers Digest which I illustrated

In the middle ages men who were desperate to have a boy often had their left testicle removed. This was because it was mistakenly believed that the right testicle created ‘boy sperms’ and the left, ‘girl sperms’.

David Humphries

Saturday, July 30, 2011

DLD and Bavarian National Museum

These collage figures of mine were used on banners outside the Bavarian National Museum in Munich to advertise an event organized by DLD and Siemens to celebrate the Women's Football World Cup in June. The illustrations were taken from the invite for the event which I co-designed with my good friend and talented artist Rina Donnersmarck.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


Arrgh its my new book. Tis a swashbuckling tale of pirate plunder, derring do and a huge haul of haddock! When Alfonso the cat hears there’s a boat coming into harbour carrying its largest ever catch, he hatches a plan. It’s brave! It’s bold! And it involves a ghost pirate ship, some rather gullible fishermen, and cats … LOTS of cats.

Above is artwork for the cover and three of the artworked spreads, click to ENLARGE.

Written by Peter Bently and Published by Pan MacMillan, you can get a copy from HERE


Friday, July 15, 2011

Observer Food Monthly Awards

I did some fun line illustrations on photos for the Observer Food Awards last month. Hope you saw them and voted...


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