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Peter Strain
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advertising colour corporate design editorial publishing subject techniques / style


advertising animation characters events exhibition games gif live art motion capture movie posters mural music video posters product sequential stop motion time lapse tvc type design typography website youth


beige black blue green red white


decisions financial money


branding conceptual customisation icons installation lettering limited edition logo maps music packaging packaging signs


editorial health illustrative journalism lifestyle magazine cover


adult fiction book covers book jackets childrens books educational harry potter marvel - dc non fiction publishing


action animals bicycle birds boats body books buildings cars celebration celebrity children christmas crime death dinosaurs dreams eyes faces family fantasy fashion film fish floral food & drink football hair halloween hands history horror landscape men mountains mouths music nature nautical numbers people political portrait race relationships religion romance science seascape seasonal sex skeleton smoke space sport technology telecommunications time transport travel trees war water weather women

techniques / style

abstract chalk contemporary cross hatching hand drawn handwriting japanese likeness line loose montage pen & ink pencil printmaking sci-fi


Peter Strain is an AOI (Association of Illustrators) Critics' Choice Award-winning illustrator based in Belfast.He specialises in creating carefully composed, hand-rendered typography, animation and illustration. Peter always tries to experiment with texture, mark-making and various digital techniques to keep his work evolving.

Peter works on a wide range of commercial commissions and projects in the publishing, corporate, editorial and advertising sectors

His work is hugely influenced by film and music and aims to tackle social, political and cultural issues with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.
Clients include: FILM4, Empire, The Guardian, Penguin, The New Yorker, Island Records, Domino, TIME magazine, BBC, FOX Sports, Queens Film Theatre, Frightfest ,Time Out, Sony, Esquire, The Big Issue, Jameson, BWIN, High Life Magazine, Unilever, The Ulster Hall, HUCK, University of Ulster The Washington Post and Adidas.

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