Cartoons, graphics and illustrations created for use in editorial publications.
- Climate Quest
Cartoon depicts the display from an online fantasy game called Climate Quest - 'Join The Quest' open with 'Defeat Fossilosaur' option selected created for Climate Quest - Fossilosaur dragon representing the addiction to fossil fuel reserves, suppliers and associated industries - a player avatar is ready to select options from the game panel such as - vote - join - ask - organize - protest - support - boycott - while other players are wielding various 'eco' powers represented by microphone a sun & green lightning. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Let's Turn Down The Heat Together
Depicts pipes and a temperature gauge measuring Global Heat going into the red showing city and rural people supporting various measures to lower heat. Cartoon depicts the display from an online fantasy game called Climate Quest - 'Join The Quest' open with 'Defeat Fossilosaur' option selected created for Climate Quest - Fossilosaur dragon representing the addiction to fossil fuel reserves, suppliers and associated industries - a player avatar is ready to select options from the game panel such as - vote - join - ask - organize - protest - support - boycott - while other players are wielding various 'eco' powers represented by microphone a sun & green lightning. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Cartoon depicts one man with a large carbon shadow accuses another man with a smaller carbon shadow "Aha eating a burger eh? So much for saving the planet!" Second man replies "Bro I don't have to be perfect only helpful".
Mass Consumerism & Waste Machine
Cartoon shows a nervous businessman as a female repair worker takes out a large spanner from a 'De-construction kit' box as they both contemplate a dirty machine spewing polluted fluids and gases ou labelled 'Mass consumerism & waste'
Disinformation Snakes on A Planet
Illustration depicts snakes with forked tongues circling the earth to cyber attack New Zealand - relates to vaccine misinformation and disinformation by state and non-state actors.
Corruption Shirt Pocket People
Illustration depicts a cigar smoking businessman wearing shirt with many pockets containing many small people.
Cartoon shows a auto garage in which Jacinda Ardern repairing a large damaged car labelled 'NZ' (New Zealand). Refers to the legacy of structural deficit faced by Jacinda Ardern’s governments. ."The 2017-20 government was more a repair shop than an innovative enterprise of deep reform. It focused on plugging the $11.7 billion hole left by National in 2017 in health services, education, public housing and welfare benefits and "child poverty reduction" – and in the buildings and other infrastructure those services need.” - Colin James
Cartoon shows a maan labelled 'NZ' carrying a larger pile of broken appliances to a waste heap saying to a woman carrying a small rubbish basket "We're chucking out way above our weight"
Cartoon shows finance minister Grant Robertson calling out to New Zealanders climbing a cliff labelled 'Climate Change' 'Housing Affordability' 'Inequality' "Don't worry I've commissioned a new report"
Gated Community Landscape
A secure gated commuity sits behind tall walls in an oasis while wild and strange fearful characters roam outside in a apocalyptic landscape.
High Five Poster
High Five poster caption says wash your hands - shows fingers covered with greeblies - germs - bacteria and viruses.
The Lucky Middle Class
Cartoon shows a typical well-fed New Zealand heterosexual couple giving the thumbs-up sign while standing beside travelling bags with the label 'You do know how lucky we are Trev - referring to satirical song by comedian Fred Dagg.
slane illustration shows statue of GW Bush pushed over on it's side in the manner of Saddam Husein statue..Originally published NZListener May 31-June 6 2008
Renters vs Owners
Cartoon shows a couple sitting at a table with coffees on top of a platform labelled 'Renters' while an older couple wave from their house sitting on a platform labelled 'Owners' rising rapidly into the sky - representing their relative wealth.
Bank of Mum & Dad
On the steps leading to a classical frontage of a bank labelled 'Bank of Mum & Dad' an older couple descend from a door marked 'Deposits' pass a young family ascending towards a door marked 'Withdrawals'.
apps, Cartoon, metadata, poster, privacy, retro, social media, soviet, robots,automation, workplace, redundancy, digital, economy,unemployment..A retro-soviet-style propaganda poster shows man working under the threat of replacement by a robot - caption reads 'Sharing work'
Big Data Loves U
A retro-soviet-style propaganda poster shows man rejoicing in the love he imagines an all-seeing eye hovering above is bestowing upon him - caption reads 'Big Data Loves You'
Independent Publishers & the Big Tiger
Independents’ day - How hard is it to set up your own book publishing business? Not impossible – and those doing it may just keep literary culture alive - illustraion for a story by Mark Broatch 26th February 2015..Image refers to book 'Life of Pi'
Businessman, Sir William Walkley, founder,Ampol Petroleum Ltd,awards,journalism,
Windows 1900 Colour
Cartoon shows man selling old window frames in a demolition yard with a sign labelled 'Just in - Windows 1900'
Zoomers Go Harder
Cartoon shows boomer politicians watching on as zoomers zoom past them on e-scooters carrying pennants labelled 'Sooner' 'Harder' 'Stronger' - refers to Labour leader Jacinda Ardern slogan 'Go early - go hard'.