Category Archives: Character Design

Dalin Chick

Brand mascot design for Dalin, who make kids bed & bath products.  The brief was to explore new looks for the chick character, as well as evolving the existing design to be more appealing.


Below are the three final designs put forward, and the work that went into them.

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And the final 3 designs put forward:

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The client liked option ‘A’, and this was developed into a 3D animated mascot that is on their product line and commercials.

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Comedy sketches

A series of illustrations of some famous UK comedy sketches and sketch shows. Trying a consistent style across these, experimenting with a different line & colour approach than i usually do.

Prints available here: SHOP

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A Two Ronnes sketch
A Pete & Dud Sketch
A Pete & Dud Sketch
A Fast Show Sketch
A Fast Show Sketch
A Reeves & Mortimer Sketch
A Reeves & Mortimer Sketch
A Monty Python Sketch
A Monty Python Sketch
A Morecombe & Wise Sketch
A Morecombe & Wise Sketch
A Big Train Sketch
A Big Train Sketch
Another Reeves & Mortimer Sketch
Another Reeves & Mortimer Sketch
Another Fast Show Sketch
Another Fast Show Sketch

TOONED – MP4 RTD-1

Robot test driver i designed for the first series of Tooned.
The episode was set in Japan, so i gave it an ASIMO feel.

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How he looked in the Episode

 

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Early sketches with a Crash Test Dummy look

TOONED – THE QUEEN

Little Queeny design i did for episode 05 of Tooned.
Due to legal reasons, we had to change her shortly before broadcast, therefore  becoming the ‘Mayoress of Woking’.

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The Mayoress, The Queen and an old lady (definitely not the queen..)

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TOONED – VON RICHTMACHER

Designed a baddie for Ep05 of Tooned – The Lift Story.
Went through quite a few variants on ‘generic german bad guy’…

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Had to make 3 versions as the story took place over 3 decades. Plus a ‘present day’ version that wasnt made.
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Some expressions
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70’s Von giving the ‘Vettel Finger’
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50/60’s Von.

Some alternate designs.

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TOONED 50 – THE OLD MECHANIC

Designed the old man that would be the storyteller on Tooned50.
Voiced by the great actor Brian Cox.

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Chosen design. Hugely inspired by Quint from Jaws, another great storyteller.
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Outfit options

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Expression tests
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Final render