Exhibition piece created by combining vectors, ink, pencils, paint and digital media.
PROJECT / STRANGE GAZE
Exhibition piece combining pen, ink and digital media.
PROJECT / RETURN OF THE COWBOY
One of the many summer concerts organized by Blossom Strike Entertainment featured EJ von LYRIK at the Cape Farmhouse in Scarborough, Cape Town. The artwork had to capture each band member’s unique personality, as well as the band’s collective soul, funky vibe and contagious energy.
PROJECT / SCARBOROUGH CHAMPS / CLIENT / BLOSSOM STRIKE ENTERTAINMENT
Austrian record label Affine approached me for a poster design to promote the debut South African concert of the Vienna-based electro artist The Clonious. Accompanied by fellow Austrian musicians Lehrl and Cid-Rim, the trio were joined by South Africa’s Mr Sakitumi for the Cape Town event.
PROJECT / THE CLONIOUS / CLIENT / AFFINE RECORDS AUSTRIA
Illustration of Carlo Thompson, guitar player for South African band EJ von LYRIK and The Champions, regular guests at the Paleo Festival in Switzerland.
PROJECT / CARLITO’S WAY / CLIENT / HIGH VOLTAGE ENTERTAINMENT
Poster design advertising the wide range of music available at Musica, a leading South African lifestyle retail outlet. Thousands of music notes were used to create the image of Jimi Hendrix, in order to illustrate how one store houses all the music one could desire. 2006 GOLD LOERIE WINNER.
PROJECT / JIMI HENDRIX / CLIENT / MUSICA
The Jimi Hendrix concept was branched out to advertise Musica’s impressive dvd collection, this time by physically building the popular image of King Kong with strips from old film reels.
PROJECT / KING KONG / CLIENT / MUSICA
One of a series of personal illustrations inspired by the music of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
PROJECT / TERROR BIRD
PROJECT / THE ROOSTA / CLIENT / NDUMISO LINDI
Illustration inspired by Cape Town’s late 90′s music scene.
PROJECT / JAMMING
Illustrations created for an Austrian / South African music project entitled “Majoni”. The illustrations are of the different musicians who collaborated to create the music. Created partly in Cape Town, and partly in Vienna, the music was published by independent U.S. label Percepts Recordings.
PROJECT / MAJONI / CLIENT / PERCEPTS RECORDINGS
Portrait of Anthony Kiedis, from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
PROJECT / ANTHONY KIEDIS
Custom surfboards and skate decks designed for a street culture exhibition hosted by Alpha Longboards.
PROJECT / SURF AND TURF / CLIENT / ALPHA LONGBOARDS
PROJECT / HUMAN CONDITION / CLIENT / EJ VON LYRIK
The band known simply as “The Champions” consists of some of South-Africa’s most sought-after musicians, and backs the artists EJ von LYRIK and Teba the Original Social Worker.
PROJECT / THE CHAMPIONS
A visit to Japan during 2007 inspired this artwork themed around Tokyo’s techno overload. At the end it became the birthday gift for a close personal friend.
PROJECT / ULLA-WAZA
Originally intended as a t-shirt design, this hand-drawn illustration became one of many pieces depicting the techniques used in Japanese Martial Art systems.
PROJECT / IPPON
Illustrations inspired by Cape Town’s relaxed surf culture and lifestyle. The artwork originated from a concept for a surf-themed comic to be realized in the future.
PROJECT / SERIOUSLY CHILLED
Personal Illustration themed around ever-changing urban fashion trends.
PROJECT / CITY STYLE
PROJECT / ROCKET RABBIT / CLIENT / 8 INK MEDIA
Characters created for an on-line tennis game concept.
PROJECT / GAME SET MATCH
Acrylic painting set created for an exhibition entitled “My Imaginary Friend”, hosted by Mischif, a South African street wear label.
PROJECT / ICHI
Comic style illustrations about superheroes from outer space.
PROJECT / OUTERGALACTIC
Music poster design for EJ von LYRIK and The Champions.
PROJECT / EJ AND THE CHAMPIONS / CLIENT / HIGH VOLTAGE ENTERTAINMENT
Poster design for an EJ von LYRIK and Meri Kenaz concert.
PROJECT / EJ VON LYRIK FEAT. MERI KENAZ / CLIENT / HIGH VOLTAGE ENTERTAINMENT
“Where’s Wally” style illustration to advertise the Hyundai Santa Fe’s ability to allow one to escape to the world of nature, to be tucked away deep in a jungle, far from the hustle and bustle of daily city life. 2006 SILVER EAGLE WINNER (X2) / 2007 ONE SHOW FINALIST / 2007 CANNES FINALIST
PROJECT / WHERE’S WALLY / CLIENT / HYUNDAI
T-shirt design of Larry McDonald, legendary Jamaican percussionist of Bob Marley and the Wailers. The design was done for the release of McDonald’s 2009 album “Drumquestra”. McDonald is regarded by many as a premier reggae percussionist and has worked with music legends such as Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Bad Brains and Lee Scratch Perry.
PROJECT / LARRY MCDONALD / CLIENT / MEDIA CPR
PROJECT / ELLICK WILLIAMS
Music Poster for a concert by the African Ska band The Rudimentals.
PROJECT / THE RUDIMENTALS / CLIENT / THE RUDIMENTALS
During 2010, the Cape Town band EJ von LYRIK and The Champions embarked on a colossal European tour, playing on major global stages such as the Paleo Festival in Switzerland, alongside acts like as Jamiroquai and Gentleman. Upon their return to Africa, they played a legendary show to their hometown audience.
PROJECT / HOMECOMING / CLIENT / HIGH VOLTAGE ENTERTAINMENT