Sunday, 22 February 2009


Jemima Khan's article about trichotillomania in todays The Sunday Times Magazine reminded me that a while ago I created two illustration for an article in a Polish psychology magazine Charaktery where I learn about this condition for the first time.

I have to try more to combine photography with drawing - it is not my signature style in illustration but in this case I think it was very effective as they used both illustrations on a spread page layout.

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Lethal redhead

My friend Philip Martin, a French film director asked me to prepare an illustration for a printed version of his scenario "Lumiere Noire". The main female character of this beautifully written story is a haunting redhead who turns out to be not the girl we expect her to be. Here are couple of versions of the illustration I did - Philip liked the one with the couple the most. My favourite one is a portrait with the skull shirt - very Parisian, me thinks.

For more details about extremely talented Phil go to He is working on his new scenario now and I have promised to prepare some illustrations for this one too but so far -mea culpa- I just did a couple of sketches but no finished work. However that love story is so beautiful that I have no choice but sit down and continue my work!

Monday, 16 February 2009

Important - continuation

The cover and a peaceful drawing for the back of the book. Illustrations for a bookcover of Monkey Taming by Judith Fathallah.


I have never had any weight issues so when I was comissioned with an illustration and design of a cover of a book which deals with issues of bulimia and anorexia it was a tricky subject to master. In the end I have managed to tame the monkey...

Saturday, 14 February 2009

The biggest love

This was actually my Christmas card but since I am not celebrating St. Valentine's day it is an image depicting the greatest love of all.

Teenage love poster

Some of the drawings were used in the poster advertising the book. The headline was "Catcher in the Rye of the 21st century".

Teenage love 2

Katie Grand's magazine is debuting next week but meanwhile some more teenagers in love:
This image was used on cover of John Green's "Looking for Alaska" novel.

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Waiting for Spring

Met Office announced that we are going through a "cool" cycle so there is a decade of freezing winters in front of us. I am waiting for the Spring! (please click to see this image bigger!)