I never had any ambition to be anything other than a designer - and then Photoshop was launched in 1988 and that was when my love for digital image manipulation started.
My retouching skills are a combination of my 'designers eye' for detail, my illustration skills and nearly 30 years of Photoshop experience.
Create easter egg bales for a New Holland digital easter card. All done in Photoshop.
Complete image reinvention
Classic beauty retouching - reduce skin texture and wrinkles.
Create 1.75% in 3D, retouch background and add grading to suit campaign look and feel.
Completely changed the interior and stripped in supplied exterior imagery. created at bill board image size - 13Gb
Multiple image comp and illustrated the 50% OFF bales.
Personal favour project
Create new flavour tops for the supplied image. Lots of swirly ice cream illustration
Create and add honeycomb crunchy bits and change ice cream.
3D created type and a composition of twelve background images used to create this dramatic image.
Make the talent older by adding wrinkles and grey hair (a lot harder than it sounds). Plus adding extra background.
Comp of two images and extension with multiple sourced images
Created 45% type from a single image of sugar grains.
Image created from scratch using a combination of 3D and Photoshop. The client wanted a recreation of the Kingsman (movie) shopfront.
The brief was to take the supplied image and create the "flavour core" on multiple images. Lots of gooey sauce and ice cream illustration.
Supplied with the grumpy cat image and turned him (or her) into a happy cat. Both images featured on a lenticular pad placed on a vets reception desk.
Broken piggybank retouched form a stock image and featured in Perpetuals newsletter.
There's a lot more to this than is apparent at first site. namely removing the jetty, ropes external doors and recreating lots of ship. Also adding the tops to the communication towers, adding a new sky and background, plus all the usual cleaning up. Big job.
We've got this image, can you please make it a front on version. Of course! The chocolate was manipulated to a new angle and the wafer was illustrated.
For when the photographer doesn't know how to use his camera!
Massive comp of images from all over the place.
Stems from a conversation about where the human race will evolve to - will we split into sub species of hunters and prey?
Remove cars from forecourt, remove cast shadows, colour correct Colorbond products and a general cleanup.
Cover image for 'Opticover' warranty brochure. A combination of 3D created imagery and traditional retouching.