Back when we started Factory, one of the first events was Molesworths Business Breakfast in Rochdale. Whilst there we met a great bloke called Dylan Leighton who was pitching his open source idea, Hexayurt UK. Much later on Dylan asked me to work on some branding for his startup venture, Magnificent Tea, so I set… Continue reading The Art Of Tea
Amelie Birth Print. Just another pretty birth print I created. These birth prints are all the rage at the moment. I thought about setting up on not on the high street but in truth it’s such a saturated market, web development pays better and I just like doing them for my friends as gifts. Making the… Continue reading Amelie Birth Print
At CreativJam we love startups! So when two young fashionistas stopped by our office with an idea and a dream, we got to work creating them a fresh identity to start them on their journey!
Here’s a redraw I did for North Manchester Golf Club. They needed signs remaking for the roadside. since the only image they could lay hands on was about a centimetre in size, they had a problem. The par 71 rolling parkland course at North Manchester Golf Club has been entertaining the golfing fraternity of the North west… Continue reading A Revamp for North Manchester Golf Club.
I created this hand drawn wedding print for my brother-in-law and sister-in-law to commemorate the anniversary of their marriage in Vegas. How to create a hand drawn wedding print. So it’s quite simple really. I scouted around on the interweb for elements of Las Vegas. First, I found my photographs. Then, I traced them off… Continue reading Hand Drawn Wedding Print For Maxine & Andrew
Who or what is Banana Ink? Before I started up the studio & I was a mum at home, I engaged a lot in mummy networks, I stumbled across one lady and her love of inventing curious looking toys. A friend of a friend said she had paid for a logo and was horrified with… Continue reading Curious Crafts by the lovely Banana Ink!
A personalised balloon birth print I have just created with hand doodles based on a photo they sent me of the lampshade which was a paper balloon. I quite like it! (I changed the name) Making the Balloon Birth Print. So, This is true Andi Wilkinson Style. Balloons and Rainbows. I drew this balloon and… Continue reading Balloon Birth Print.
I love this Marnie Print. In addition to being a cutesy baby print, the bold lines and Benguiat typeface give it an air of a Hitchcock Saul Bass baby poster. Creating my Marnie Print. First I began with the trees. I created the basic shapes with the pen tool. Then I went along the edge… Continue reading Marnie Print. A Personalised Birth Print
i created this personalised birth print baby Kamden. Making the print for Kamden. This print was for a friend in the USA, and the arrival of her new baby nephew. So, I can’t get enough of Americans and their themes. I based the design on his bedding fabric and baby shower theme. I love the… Continue reading Personalised Birth Print for Kamden
I love this wedding print for Stephen and Emily, Who live by the sea. Creating the print. The print uses a mixture of Geometric Sans and Scripted typefaces for the main layout. So how did I create it? Well, first I put pen to paper and drew the bunting and beach cottage elements. Next, I… Continue reading Wedding Print For Stephen & Emily
A simple typographic wedding print for my gorgeous friends April & Ray. Creating the Wedding Print So There’s not a great deal I can say about this print, as it is very simple. It uses A mixture of slab serif and cursive typeface with bold colours. First I laid out my typefaces and wording. When… Continue reading A Simple Wedding Print
I created this Superman print at the request of a friend of mine. I used Photoshop, although I did need to follow a few tutorials! Creating the Superman Print Heads up to Abduzeedo for his fantastic tutorial. This artwork is not my creative style and I could not have created this Superman logo without it.… Continue reading Son of Jor’El | A Superman Print
I Just wanted to showcase this happy poster here! It’s for a small family charity day BFest Wales. Making a poster for BFest Wales. I began with a stock image of grass and sky. I wanted to create a notice board effect, so I used a simple notice board graphic. Next I overlaid the names… Continue reading BFest Wales 2013
Happy St Patricks Day All! I created this boozy little poster for St Patricks Day. For no real reason at all. It does make a really fun print though, so I can hang it on my wall around St Patricks Day. Wait, I’m not even Irish. This was rustled up in about half an hour… Continue reading Happy St Patricks Day!
I love this birthday invitation. Here’s a little invite I did for my pal over in Mississippi! Bree wanted a fancy invite for her son’s first birthday. As my American pals love their themed parties, this was based around his colours. So, I grabbed a photo of his nursery bedding and went to work creating these… Continue reading Birthday Invitation for Carter down in Mississippi
So someone was asking about personalised birth prints for her children. Someone had been offering them on Facebook as ‘Word Documents’ Ugh, I can’t even. However, It did give me the idea that this is something I can do as a sideline. When I taught graphic design, Typography was totally one of my favourite things… Continue reading Personalised Birth Prints