I'm very proud to be able to still be waffling on about how 'Walk Tall' doing well on the festival circuit. More info here
Upstart Crow Titles + Credits from kate sullivan on Vimeo.
I art directed, designed, storyboarded, and animated a title sequence, end credits and establishing
shots for Ben Elton's new BBC sitcom 'Upstart Crow'.
Upstart Crow Establishers from kate sullivan on Vimeo.
I had a lot of fun finding original
Tudor woodcut reference materials. Many thanks to The Bishopsgate
Institute for letting me use some of their archive free of charge.
Once I'd created a storyboard and layouts, I worked with Martin Davey to create new background elements.
I then combined his new background artwork with original 16th century landscapes and buildings that I'd tinkered with in Photoshop. Lots of the characters are original
Tudor woodcuts. Some I drew from scratch.
Finally, I animated the lot in After
Effects. A colour grade was added in the online by Rob Grainger.
like to think that even though the artwork was drawn by Martin,
myself and a lot of different Tudor folk, the artwork works as a
I hope you also think the typeface
works. I can't take credit for designing it, but did select it for
Please click here if you want to see more artwork
from the show.
Martin is an incredibly talented artist
and I can highly recommend working with him.
You can see some of his work here.
World Values Day
I created all the character designs and
lots of other stuff for the CBeebies hit, 'The Lingo Show'. I'm a very proud mum. the characters I've designed have been a real hit with audiences young and old.
More about my role as character designer here