• Club Zoho
    11 2019 April

    Interview with the Gentleman Crafter – John Bloodworth

    Interview Questionnaire This questionnaire is a general one however the questions should be broad enough to give an all round idea of you and your work, however if you feel that a questions doesn’t relate to you, then please feel free to skip ahead. It...

  • 11 2019 April

    Interview for the Cartoonist Club of Great Britain’s “Jester” members magazine.

    Interview for the Cartoonist Club of Great Britain’s “Jester” members magazine. Please answer at least ten of the following questions… 1 – How did you first get in to cartooning? I think it was more a combination of preordained destiny and inability to work in...

  • 11 2019 April

    Interview for Beehive Illustration Agency newsletter, 2014

    Interview for Beehive Illustration Agency newsletter, 2014 Introduction This interview was written originally for publication on my agents website. It never saw the light of day, alas, as it was requested that I used photos rather than cartoons. My argument (which I lost) was that no...

  • Executives executing
    11 2019 April

    My publishing CV

    CV Overview CV for Rory Walker; artworks and assets created for Publishing, Traditional Media, New Media, and everything else in-between. Children’s books, chapter books, magazine editorial, video game and smart apps, you name the pie, I’ve got my fingers in it. Some of the books that...

  • 16 2018 May

    A selection of cartoons

    Here’s a smattering of cartoons based on IT and hot-desking for a new set of rules and protocols that are being experimented with at Dyson.   Eagle-eyed art spotters may note that I’ve been spending a lot of time looking at the magnificent drawings of...

  • Mums70th-1920-RoryWalker-HEADER
    10 2018 April

    Mum’s birthday painting

    The biggest day of the year! Yes, that’s right, today is my mum’s birthday. Happy birthday mum! To celebrate this most auspicious of days – without ma there wouldn’t be the little bouncing ball of joy that is me – I commissioned myself to draw...

  • Rory Walker being interviewed on the Gentleman Crafter blog
    05 2018 April

    A new interview with yours truly on the Gentleman Crafter blog

    I’ve only gone and been interviewed ain’t I? Here! https://gentlemancrafter.com/2018/03/21/worldwide-wednesday-rory-walker-illustrator-teacher-mentor-painter-print-maker-and-father/#more-15142 And some really rather pleasant comments too. I’m feeling very pleased with myself....

  • IT Cartoon - Final image
    12 2018 March

    The Pain of IT

    It can take a long time to implement IT solutions. Inky Illustration Agency asked me to create an artwork for a client showing just that. Note – DOOM poster on the wall, calendar torn off at 2008, etc etc. Here’s the pencil sketch – And...

  • Crazy Neighbours T-Shirt Back
    05 2017 October

    Crazy Neighbours T-Shirt designs

    Front and back t-shirt images Coming up in Vienna this weekend is a weed growers convention. I would imagine that everyone there just wanders around getting lost but not really caring. At least they’ll be able to look good with these startling t-shirt designs! Dominik...

  • Kids In Classroom
    26 2017 September

    New kids in a classroom!

    Here’s a revised version of the kids in the classroom watching in disbelief as the wall dissolves between them....

Casino Boat Owner - Dungeons and Dragons digital painting

New concept art style for dungeons and dragons

September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

I watched a few video tutorials by the mighty Aaron Blaise where he explains how he does his stuff. Very inspiring. Here’s a recent concept art style drawing that was digitally painted in Photoshop using his techniques....

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Cows Yowes and Total Chaos book cover illustration.

Cows, Yowes, and total chaos!

August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cows seem to feature quite regularly in my work, especially when I do jobs for Old Pond Publishing as they specialise in books about farming and rural life. Here’s the cover to a new book that will feature about 20 or so black and white cartoons....

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Comic strip – My first love is comics. I’m overjoyed (as ever) to have recently completed a 3 pager with writer Ben Dickson for German Weed Publisher http://crazy-neighbours.com/ It’ll be in print form and sold in head-shops soon as well as appear on their website. But until then, here is is in all it’s multi-coloured glory....

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Forest Clam

D&D Party – Dungeons and Dragons artwork!

August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Role Playing Fury! I’m working with Necrotic Gnome Productions to create some artworks for their Dolmenwood D&D world. It’s ace!  I’ve drawn a few big illustrations for the last couple of issues of the magazine, so these are a little less involved than those full-on opuses. Currently they’re only black and white line drawings, the...

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Soup tin - tada!

Storyboarding for Aardman

July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Storyboards for Aardman Busy, busy, busy, with some work for Aardman Animation here in glorious Bristol. Storyboards for animated commercial pitches....

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On Safari – Ransom Publishing, 2017

March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here’s a selection of images from my forthcoming book, On Safari.  ...

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bandits running off with some treasure

Escape from the witches’ lair!

March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Be still oh beating heart. My latest painting is filled with foreboding questions. Will the bandits escape? Will they be caught by the evil witches and their posse of bats? Will the entire cave and structure around collapse, annihilating everything around? #bandit #witch #cave #treasure...

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Childrens book illustrations Childrens book! Over the last little while – maybe six months or so – I’ve been developing a new children’s book with a local author. We’ve been through all sorts of character designs and strategies for laying things out and placing scenes and people in suitable places, and finally, a couple of...

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Xmas illustrations for the Public Law Project

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Xmas illustrations The PLP asked me to draw up an Xmas image for use on their annual christmas card. Version one (below) was deemed unsuitable, so a re-imagined image (see below below) was drawn up instead. Version one Version two Artwork hashtags #xmas #publiclawproject #plp #threekings #judges...

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Prance through the fields on a fox

Grimms Fairy Tales illustration

August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Grimms Fairy Tales illustration The Prince and the Fox I’ve been reading Grimms Fairy Tales, (finally). It’s sat on my shelf since time began, I’m sure, and whilst I thought I knew them all, as it turns out I actually only know a very small number. To be honest, I’m not sure I’m enjoying the...

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