Happy New Year 2018

It’s 2018, life’s accelerating it seems. 2017 was good on the whole. Lot’s of client work done and lot’s of travelling. This year i’m hoping to finally get that marathon under my belt and launch one or two big personal projects, one being the successor to Tink Tank. I’m also hoping to help organise WordCamp Belfast. Happy new year beautiful humans! Let’s be kind to one another and our fellow…

Happy New Year 2017

It’s 2017!! Can you believe it? 2016 was a whirlwind, celebrities dying, Brexit, Trump, we got the facepalm emoji 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♂️ and I turned 30! All of these things I did not expect to happen. It’s tradition on my blog to design a wee banner so here it is and I want to leave you with an inspirational quote The internet’s gonna be massive, I keep telling you. Jeremy Osborne – Peep…

Future Present Past

I’m a huge fan of The Strokes and they have just announced that they’ll release a new EP called Future Present Past. I was so stoked by that awesome artwork I coded up (on Codepen) a little animation to go with it ????

Stage 2 Tanz.io: Starting

Read other posts in this series Funding for Tanz.io Stage 1 Tanz.io: Planning Stage 2 Tanz.io: Starting Stage 3 Tanz.io: Budgeting And so it begins. Last week we—me, myself, Leonie and Gareth headed into the studio make some art. We had 4 days in DRB to get as much footage as possible. The process I know artists love to talk about their process, well hear me out or humour me…

Happy New Year 2016

I missed last years traditional new years banner image. But I’m back on it with a Paul Rand inspired one this year! Peace and love everyone, here’s to a killer 2016! Cheers ????

CSS Artwork

Recently I have been listening to David Kitt’s The Big Romance non stop. I was equally mesmerised by the albums artwork so I re-created it using HTML + CSS. Obviously drawing with CSS isn’t completely relevant but it does help me learn in a fun way. Both pens were featured on the front page of Codepen (a CSS playground of sorts) which was nice.

.svg Selfy

Today I messed around with the vector tool in Sketch App. By hand I picked out the highlights of a photo and hand traced using the vector tool. It’s a little tricky to begin with but a great way to learn the vector tool just by using it. I know there is a way to do this automatically in Illustrator but I prefer the by-hand look.

Happy New Year 2013

Happy New Year Everyone, liven up your desktop with a fancy wallpaper I whipped up. Download it here.