Category Archives: Illustrator

Ian McPherson is looking for design work

Ian McPherson is looking for full-time, part-time, contract or freelance work (he is currently self-employed, working out of home in Crows Nest, Sydney). Ian is an experienced graphic designer with a wide range of diverse and useful skills, assembled over … Continue reading

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Lauren Bacall 2

Lauren Bacall 2. Click the image or download a hi-res from my archive, where you may view many more examples. See more artwork and portraits on Facebook.

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The color out of space

The color out of space (a story by H. P. Lovecraft). Download a hi-res here. See more artwork and portraits on Facebook.

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Eucalyptus Tree (detail)

Eucalyptus Tree. Download a hi-res here. See more artwork and portraits on Facebook.

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Chick Corea

Chick Corea. Download a hi-res here. See more artwork and portraits on Facebook.

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A slick logo and website for Triscope Films

I recently finished a website, logotype and promotional campaign for client Triscope Films. These guys are really good at what they do, so it was a pleasure to work on the project. The website is designed to suit desktop computers … Continue reading

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The new Turbopan; it’s as good as gold…

This logotype was produced for Gold Panning Champion Kim Hillier’s new Turbopan, a radical new design that offers many advantages over traditional flat pans. It was designed first in Illustrator to get the font outlines, then exported to Photoshop, where … Continue reading

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Producing interesting infographics for presentations

You’ve probably heard of “death by Powerpoint”. Well, another form of presentation death is “death by dull artwork”. This infographic was designed for use in Powerpoint, Word and in hi-res PDF files. The artwork needed to be both attractive and … Continue reading

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A logo of many colours

I produced this logotype for my mate Dave Nickoll. It can be used in many colour variations, which adds to the visual interest. Dave rotates the colours for different applications. I drew the logotype in Adobe Illustrator. Click on the … Continue reading

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Everton Down Under logotype

I produced this last year for the 2010 Everton Down Under soccer tour. The globe was originally drawn in layers in Adobe Illustrator, and then exported to Photoshop to apply the colour graduations, flairs and modelling. The “Superman-style” lettering was … Continue reading

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Can you see the infinity symbol?

I designed this logotype for Anni Rowland-Campbell and Michele Berkhout of Digital Brand. One of a number of designs we looked at, this one was preferred because of the subtle infinity symbol built into the counters of the “d” and … Continue reading

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Some chrome Xotix…

The Xotix logotype was designed for a website selling model automobiles. The client requested a chrome look, and wanted to pursue a chrome, black and red colour scheme. I drew the logo first in Adobe Illustrator in outlines, and then … Continue reading

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Premium logotype update

I designed this logotype some years ago. Recently I updated it by adding a 3D chrome emboss to the design in Photoshop, and airbrushing the blue and red colours. The logo was originally drawn in Adobe Illustrator. Click on the … Continue reading

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Letting your logo do the leg work

This logotype was designed for packaging for Caltex Australia. Prospect is a post harvest fruit treatment for the control of light brown apple moth on citrus, and mealybug on rambutans and lychees. The logo was drawn in Adobe Illustrator and … Continue reading

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