I am a freelance illustrator who specialises in pen work and highly detailed illustrations. Passionate about the process and the dying art of craftsmanship, always preferring the handmade approach to doing things, I am proficient in using traditional tools, nibs and ink being a favourite. My skills in calligraphy and lettering have naturally evolved through using these tools and I try to incorporate this into my illustrations. I am engrossed with the process of simple mark making to create detailed illustrations, how the correct placement of lines and dots combined together can convey an image.
I enjoy the journey of exploration and finding things so I try to incorporate this element into my illustrations.
Current inspiration I draw from most are botanical and scientific illustrations found in old books and journals and cartography maps.