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.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Low yields raise fears of Japan-style liquidity trap

I put my last 50p in the gas meter
Always a pleasure to work for the FT, I did this for them recently.

David Humphries

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Cover design: The Book of Friendship

This beautifully produced hardback book was published earlier this month by Little Brown Books. I did the cover illustration and Sian Wilson was the art director for this title.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

CATS AHOY! wins Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

Cats Ahoy! the book I illustrated written by Peter Bently for MacMillan publishers has won first prize at the Booktrust Roald Dahl Funny Prize awards in the 0-6 yr olds category, the winner for the 7-12 yr was Liz Pichon with her book The Wonderful World of Tom Gates. The award ceremony was on Tuesday 8th November at The Unicorn Theatre for Children, amongst the nominees was Mr Terry Jones, Leigh Hodgkinson, Alexis Deacon, Russell Ayto and many more fine folks...

I'm super chuffed with the result as its my debut picture book - beginners luck. The book and also signed prints of the artwork is available to buy from my shop if you're interested.

Its also been nominated for the CILIP Katie Greenaway prize amongst an incredibly strong list of illustrators including Oliver Jeffers, David Roberts and many more...

I'm currently working on my second book with Peter Bently at the moment which should be out sometime next year.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

charity Christmas cards

I've designed some Christmas cards this year for ndi moyo, a charity that provides palliative care for HIV/AIDS sufferers in Malawi.

I’ve done five designs, (all using traditional African patterns and textiles), which you get in a mixed pack of twelve cards (six cards by another illustrator) with envelopes.

If you're buying charity cards this year, hope you'll consider these!


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