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Hail Coens / Empire Magazine

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Thousand Nights

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Irving Berlin Theatre Show

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John Oliver

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Brandeis Opener

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Ellis

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Mural

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Poetry Pie

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Cretu - Politico

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Politico / President

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Speed of Life

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Michael Stipe 1

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David Lynch

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X-Men / Angel Of Death

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Monty Python Holy Grail

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BBC Focus

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SPOT Liberty

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Sergio Marchionne

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Trainspotting

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David Hockney Exhibition / The Mac Belfast

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Darkwater Arrow

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Jambon Politico

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Revolution Magazine Cyclist Portraits

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Tropical Ravine

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Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia

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Brexit / The NewStatesman

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Dark Stream / Arborist

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Arborist Album Cover

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Neill's Hill

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Lesley Jones Empire

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After the Dyreses

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Better Call Saul Opener

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Sunshine Makers

Christmas

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QFT Phone

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Killing Ruby / Film Poster

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Canadian Opera / Canada Post

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George Best / Passion Pictures

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John T. David Retrospective / Queens Film Theatre

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Rockumentaries / Empire

Spotlight on a Murderer / Arrow Academy

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Video Game Film Adaptations / EMPIRE Magazine

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Game of Thrones Series 7 / Empire Magazine

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Patronus / Pottermore

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Adventure / Pottermore

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Enemies Of The Heir / Pottermore

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Always / Pottermore

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Chris Froome / Pro Cycling

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Macgregor v Mayweather

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Stephen King / Lighthouse Cinema

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Harvey Weinstein / Variety

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Saatchi

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Hegarty

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Otter Box

Quidditch / Pottermore

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The Cursed Child Mural / The Lyric in New York

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Conor Oberst / Greek Theatre

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Boundless / Mind

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The Third Murder / Quad

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Katie Archibald / Cycling Week

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Sicilian Ghost Story

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Swallow / TYPEface

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Rise / TYPEface

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Hide/Find / TYPEface

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Peace of Mind / TYPEface

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The Ghosts Hidden Deep In Our DNA / New Scientist

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Freddie Mercury / The Big Issue

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Halloween 2018

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Terminator 2

All About Eve / Sonia Friedman Productions

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King Arthur / Theater an der Wien

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Elias Opera Poster / Theater an der Wien

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Sports Person of the Year 2018: Maggie Nichols / Star Tribune Sports

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Brexit is Missing it's Napoleon / Politico Europe

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Tarana Burke 2017 #MeToo / Womankind Magazine

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Susan Sontag Quote / New Philosopher Magazine

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Good Place / New Republic

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Bill Hader in 'Barry' / New Republic

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The Love Story That Upended the Texas Prison System / Texas Monthly

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This Time with Alan Partridge

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Tech Sequence / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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Title Sequence / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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Coke Bust / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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Childhood 2 / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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Prototype 2 / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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Prototype / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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Yellow Pages / Myth and Mogul: John Delorean' / Netflix Original Series

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The Thing

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Allen Bard / Royal Society of Chemistry

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Navigate

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Project Love / Politico

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Phoebe Bridgers

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Biden / Mother Jones Magazine

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Dr John

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McCafe

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Subscriber Cover / Empire Magazine

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Ant and Dec / Digital Spy

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Make America Great Again

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Joe Talbot of the Idles

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McCafe France

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Disappear Here

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Arya Stark

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Biological Passport / Pro Cycling

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David Bowie

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Covert Consciousness / New Scientist 2019

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Of Flesh and Blood / The Cinema of Kore Eda Hirokazu / Queens Film Theatre

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Canvas / Dr Martens

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Epicurus

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Piece of Work / Napa Valley

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Matt Berninger / National

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Fine Point Films

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The Joker

Pennywise

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The Lighthouse / Empire Magazine

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Shipwrecks / Atavist Magazine

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Damien Jurado Tour Poster

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Havenfall / Sara Holland / Bloomsbury UK

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The Strand at Lough Beg / Unquiet Graves

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The Prisoner / Arrow Video

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Mirror Mystery / New Scientist

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Blade Runner / Empire

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Fatigue / Pro Cycling Magazine

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Tour de France / Procycling Magazine

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TENET

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The Man in the Long Black Coat

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The Dead and the Dark / Courtney Gould

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Siouxsie and the Banshees

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MC5

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Wolf

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Joker 1989

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BLM

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Vote 2020 / Refinery29

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Bob Marley

Biography

Peter Strain is an AOI and Communication Arts Award winning Illustrator/ Animator working and living in Belfast.

His work is inspired by film and music as well as social, political and cultural issues. He tackles these subjects with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.

Clients Include: FILM4, The New Yorker, Harry Potter, Empire, The Guardian, Island Records, ADIDAS, TIME magazine, Sonia Friedman Productions, BBC, Esquire, Queens Film Theatre, POLITICO, Random House, Time Out, The Washington Post, Penguin, The Big Issue, Jameson, High Life Magazine, Unilever, MOJO, Fox Sports, The Ulster Hall, University of Ulster and Sony.
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