The Hobbit Book Cover Design

During a day workshop we were given the task of creating three versions of a book cover. The subject was chosen by a second year photography student, Martha, who also provided three wonderful images of landscapes that were taken in West Wales, to work with. The following results were achieved by me using photoshop…..


Hobbit 1

Hobbit 2

Hobbit 3


Trevor Burton Band

On Sunday 1st April I went with my cousin Phil to the Prince of Wales Pub in Ledbury to have a drink and listen to the Trevor Burton Band. It was an excellent afternoon with Robinson’s cider on tap acccompanied by well played blues music by the band. Trevor is a famous guitarist and used to play with The Move in the sixties. I took some quick pictures on my iPhone, in very bad light conditions. However, with the help of photoshop I was able to produce the following image…….

Trevor Burton Band


Computer Art

Below is an image that I created in Adobe Illustrator using lots of colour gradients, blending and gradient mesh. The image was drawn for printing on a A2 format but because it is vectored there is no actual size limitation. The image was inspired by the rock guitarist Slash, on YouTube, playing Hey Joe, with Stevie Winwood, at the Jimi Hendrix Memorial Concert (I recommend that you watch it if you get a chance)…