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Cosmic Zoo workshop at Ditto Press
With talks about nuclear fusion in the sun, a tour around the galaxy and the history of star maps we invited participants invent and print their own Zodiac and...
In Place catalogue 2014 In Place
Zoetrope workshop with Harriet Cory-Wright
We were invited by Camberwell Press to create a workshop for the Into The Fold exhibition with the theme 'play'. Harriet designed and made some brilliant hand...
Somnium & Solaris
Sci-fi illustration residency September 2013 - March 2014 Thanks to everyone who came, to The Cube for hosting me for so long, and especially thanks to the...
Zinc lithograph plate, destined never to print. 2014
And the moon and the earth separated
The luxuriant garden
'To London with Love', Material Gallery / December 2013
Endless alien landscape roller printing with Stephen Fowler
Artist and printmaker Stephen Fowler spent the day carving craters and mountains into rollers to create endless alien landscapes. Thanks for coming Stephen!...
The whole universe in a glass appliqué panel
Simone Kay (MY MUM) is an artist who has been working with glass for over 30 years. I asked her to instruct a workshop and design a cosmic inspired panel for us...
Somnium & Solaris
SIGN UP TO TALKS AND WORKSHOPS HERE! From late September I begin a 3 month residency at Thecube space, with a full calendar of events. Please email...
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4th Illustration Research Symposium
I'm presenting my nebulae research at this symposium. Book tickets here at the reduced rate of £150! Science, Imagination, and the Illustration of Knowledge...
Jiggling Atoms continued in April – June 2013 at Camberwell College of Arts, where the JA collective were invited to teach and tutor both of the second year...
From quarks to quasars; 25 artists explore the world of atoms, galaxies and particle detectors. Jiggling Atoms is an interdisciplinary science and illustration...
Race for the Higgs
It’s a race to discover the building blocks of Nature and the force carriers that bind them together. You have to first build the massive detectors to see the...
How to start a Feynman
'How to Start a Feynman' is an illustrated book of physicist Richard Feynman's spoken anecdotes, describing his formative childhood years with his father. Taken...
Science faction: Comics workshop at Microsoft
This was one of my top work experiences I have ever had. I was asked to deliver a workshop for the Science Communication conference at Microsoft Research Centre...
Black hole peel
Ink drawing inspired by imagery and concepts found in Stephen Hawking's The Universe in a Nutshell. 2010
God bless you, Dr. Kevorkian
Comic strips based on Kurt Vonnegut's book God Bless You, Dr Kevorkian. 2010
The whole universe in a glass of wine
The Whole Universe in a Glass of Wine zine is based on a poem by Richard Feynman. Review by Peter Willis here. 2009
Life cycle of a star
Rotring pen A2 drawing made for a second year group project show The Whole Universe in a Glass of Wine. 2010
For the Jiggling Atoms and Camberwell Press Into the Fold exhibition I organised a printmaking workshop using the interactions of particles expressed in Richard...
The distance of the moon
Autolithograph based on Italo Calvino's Cosmicomics. Available from the shop! 2013
Three colour Afterlife tunnel Autolithograph. 2010
The ICA Dirty Electronics
John Richards’ work explores performing with self-made instruments and the creation of interactive environments. This series of illustrations were for an ICA and...
Mont Sainte Victoire
A provisional drawing for artist Liliane Lijn and astrophysicist John Vellerga's Solar Hills Installation on Montagne Saint Victoire. The coloured points on...
Ink and watercolour Mimoid based on Stanislaw Lem's Solaris. When asked to visualise alien life most people would think of small grey bug-eyed beings with...
Auto lithograph based on the neuroscientist David Eagleman's novel Sum: Tales from the Afterlives. 2010