My exposure to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as a late Generation Y adult, was muddy. As a tangential fan of the UFC, I had heard the name and knew it was a martial art that seemed to involve a lot of rear-naked chokes and a lot of armbars, but that was pretty much it. It was only […]
Category: Personal work
Personal Life has been keeping me busy lately, but I’ve still managed to squeeze in some creativity here and there.
This was my entry to Round 2 of Kill Six Billion Demons’ Original Character Tournament, in which Kimobe the Mad Monk faces off against Nipih mar Immunsu.
Busy, busy, busy. This January, I’ve been working on getting back into the art groove. This has meant more sketches, more studies, And more art gifts for friends. It has also meant joining an Original Character Tournament (OCT) for the webcomic Kill Six Billion Demons. I’ve been a fan of the comic for a few […]
Some illustrations that I’ve made in a recent-ish timeframe. There’s a couple of older ones mixed in here that didn’t make it onto the blog for one reason or another, but they’re here now for posterity! EDIT 24/12/20 – Added fifth image
Covid-19 Lockdown continues in the United Kingdom, and continues to reveal some painful truths about my choice of wardrobe:
1. I definitely wear fun shirts for other people and not for myself,
2. I do not love all of my jeans equally,
3. Overshirts are my favourite outer layer.
Making a Card Game in Two Weeks
A case study about a card game a friend and I made in a little under a fortnight.
Repairing a military canvas bag
I’ve been struggling quite a bit to write introductions for these articles. There’s an invisible compulsion that I have to use the first section to entice you, the reader, into continuing to the end of what I write here. And to achieve that, I need some kind of preamble with a ‘hook;’ some anecdote or […]
Upcycling a ruined turtleneck
This article is first and foremost a warning to make sure you properly read the care instructions for delicate clothes that you happen to care about.It is secondly about making something out of a turtleneck you shrunk in the wash because you didn’t properly read the care instructions. For Christmas last year, I got a […]
Brick Lane is one of my most beloved London haunts. I made my first visit on a trip organized by my then-college, UCA Rochester, to collect visual inspiration for projects. In the years since, however, the area has grown on me for its vibrant thrifting culture. Thrifting has many appeals, from the way it extends […]