Over the years I have created hundreds of designs for a myriad of applications – children’s books, clothing, jigsaw puzzles, wildlife souvenirs, children’s toys, board games, island resort maps, fantasy maps, and character design  for cartoons.

I use pen and inks, or computer graphics (AI), the latter being an ‘art’ form with which I’m still grappling!


2020 has been a very strange year and all design jobs dried up, so I offered my services to 2 international wildlife charities – ‘Animals Asia’ and ‘Children in the Wilderness’ (which covers 7 African countries). I drew up approx 70 animals for use in their educational programmes to teach kids about the importance of treating wildlife with respect. Great fun.

Below are some examples.


chimpanzee croc mum donkey Sun bear-01

Africa. Animals 1-01 Africa. Animals 2-01 Africa. Birds-01 Africa. Food Web and Pyramid-01 mongeese-01 montage Asia x maq-01 various-01


These are some images and pages out of two books for Lake Press Publishing, on Wild animals and Australian animals. Published 2020

leopard copy-01Australian Animals bilby Wild animals tiger Wild elephants elephants


This is the box for a series of Australiana origami animals

Published by Lake Press – 2015


Owl copyTassie Devil copy


These are examples from two books published in February 2015.

Publisher –  The Five Mile Press.

Australiana 123 ‘Counting’ + Australiana ABC ‘Alphabet’.

Dingos   Koala


Platypus 123 Bilbies 123

G and H Q and R



Designs for a large series of wildlife art (Red Bunyip, my own business)

koala 1 copy     tiger


platy, lyre,etcpanda, meerkat, polar


Designs for cryptic and 3-D puzzles (Crystal Lines/Blue Opal)

insects copy 2  Butterflies 1       maze


Various designs for clothing, books, manchester (Playgro)

Lion copy     Mermaid 1 copy


Designs for playing cards and a ‘native’ version of Snakes and Ladders (Sister Games)

Playing Card designs on A4 page copy


Two books with Penguin. DIY detective books

Skyjinx Madhouse

Skyjinx Hi Jinx


Designs for a series of 8 Fantasy maps (Reed for Kids, and Random House UK)

map EgyptMaps Ink Castle copy


And the odd commission for Island Resort maps (this one was for Vatulele- Fiji)

Please look at my website for more images of the various maps. Commissions welcome!!

Vatulele map copy


Plush designs for a Nursery Company, (Playgro), Toy Company (Tomfoolery)

Cool Catzgumnut

And my own licensed Rainbow Kidz

lovely lipz photo copy


Character concepts (Whoopee Monsters) Concept – Bambi Smyth. Design – David Dunstan

UF01 copyTT01 copy



And more realistic designs for children’s books (The Five Mile Press)

roo real copydoorknob galah

doorknob rabbit

And…. watch this spot. Always evolving!

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