Google Doodle for St. David's Day 2018
AD: Sophie Diao
Set of 12 zodiac illustrations, originally created to be featured on Society6.com's December 2017 horoscope blog post.
Set of illustrations created for DropMix, a music mixing game developed by Harmonix and published by Hasbro in Autumn 2017.
My contribution to Light Grey Art Lab's BOTANICA show.
Silphium was a plant used in classical antiquity, nowadays considered extinct, for both medicinal and culinary use. It’s most famed (and debated) use is as both an aphrodisiac and abortifacient. Additionally, it is thought that the common symbol for a heart was inspired by the shape of the plant’s seed pod – depicted on coins of the time –, strengthening the idea of it as a plant of love and sexuality.
Self-initiated piece for my partner, of her and our cats.
The final illustration I did in 2017 - with a hope of a better year for all
I was invited by the Drawn Chorus Collective to participate in their latest show There and Back Again. For this, I based my works on Percy Fawcett - a British explorer who got lost in the jungles of Brazil in 1925 whilst searching for the Lost City of Z, a name he gave to a city he believed existed deep in the Brazilian region of Mato Grosso.
Original artwork featured in The Adventure Zine vol 1, a charity fan art book based on the comedy podcast The Adventure Zone.
Personal work/self-iniated mock editorial piece based around an article from 2010 that claimed that "in Texas alone, a hotspot in the robust market for the animals, there are more tigers in captivity than in the wild globally"
Self-initiated editorial piece based on an article about how prehistoric tombs may have been used as star-gazing observatories.
My last work of 2016 - a celebration of the coming year and hope that it will be a good one
Personal piece about struggling with anxiety and conflicting inner turmoil, represented by two fighting foxes connected through each other in an infinity symbol shape.
Personal exploration in patternmaking.
Two in a series of illustrations relating to animal familiars and magical tools created during the month of October in celebration of Halloween.
Black lion tamarins, inspired by Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and their hard work at saving this (and many other severly endangered) species.