Featured in Burst Magazine Issue #1

I’m proud to say that I have a few pieces of work featured in the brand new Burst Magazine by Ali Salih.  

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Add Max-Width and Max-Height Parameters to the TimThumb Script

For a while, over on my illustration site (Nice Hot Cuppa) I was using TimThumb to resize the thumbnails of my portfolio images. However, I was having to use a second script to resize the main images, as the layout of my site demanded that they were generated with a maximum width and height. Out […]

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All I Want For Christmas

So it’s a week now since I got back from the launch of Collection 2 of Ben Steers’ “All I Want For Christmas” cards project, and I’ve finally got a bit of time to do a write up on it. First, a little background — Ben started this project last year to help raise money […]

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Roller Birthday!

A quick birthday card illustration I did for my sister’s birthday a couple of weeks ago, when we went to the Roller Disco in Vauxhall, with lots of neon tutus and my newly-made midriff t-shirt (yes, it looked as bad as it sounds…).

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Say “Aaaaaargh!” to Threadless

Finally, after 3 years of it sitting in my “In Progress” folder, I submitted my “Say Aaaaaargh!” design off to Threadless. It’s in the approval stage at the moment. Voting has now finished, and now the wait’s on to see if they design will be bought (fingers crossed!)

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Creative Review Tweetup

Last night, after hearing about it at the last minute and managing to get on the list, I went along to Creative Review‘s first tweetup. Firstly, it was great to go to the Design Museum, where the event was held, as it’s one of those places that I know I should have been to already, […]

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Aaaargh! It’s a MonstrousCollab!

Inspired by the cover of Computers Arts Projects Issue #139, Thomas Bates has taken the role of an illustrative Dr. Frankenstein, digging up 25 eager illustrators to take part in his new project, MonstrousCollab. Each artist is given the digital canvas in turn, expanding upon the work of the previous artists, until they’ve all added […]

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It’s been a long time coming, and I’ve felt like I’ve been missing out on the cool kids’ club, but I’m now finally on Dribbble! If you want to get sneak peeks at what I’m working on, take a look at my profile, and add me to your follow list:

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Say Hello to Nice Hot Cuppa

Well, this has been a long time coming. I bought this domain a couple of years ago, knowing that I wanted to create a studio name for myself, but not being quite sure exactly what to do with it. There’s been various reasons for the delay in getting this up, from having to go back […]

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Multiple Search Results Pages within One WordPress Site

On a client site I’m currently developing in WordPress, I’m having to add the client’s existing articles to the new site, as well as his old blog. I wanted them to both exist as Posts, but to be separated within the site. Most of that was straightforward – by assigning articles and blog posts to […]

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