Author Archives: Mark Hodgson

About Mark Hodgson

Designer and creative professional

Self portrait with sun glasses

…fooling around in the Gucci store in Firenze I thought these pearly frames quite fetching. 🙂 🙂

Self portrait with sun glasses

…fooling around in the Gucci store in Firenze I thought these pearly frames quite fetching. 🙂 🙂

Undercover – Spring Summer 2018

illustration of Junya Watanabe menswear collection, Spring Summer 2018. Featured on Trendillustrated.com

Undercover – Spring Summer 2018

illustration of Junya Watanabe menswear collection, Spring Summer 2018. Featured on Trendillustrated.com

Junta Watanabe illustration

illustration of Junya Watanabe menswear collection, Spring Summer 2018. Featured on Trend illustrated.com

Junta Watanabe illustration

illustration of Junya Watanabe menswear collection, Spring Summer 2018. Featured on Trend illustrated.com

Spring Summer 2018 – Illustrated Highlights – Valentino — Trend Illustrated

Working with a new illustration style for the Trend illustrated. This one of the latest Valentino Spring Summer 2018 Menswear collections…hope you like? 🙂 Spring Summer 2018 – Illustrated Highlights – Valentino Fun mix of Folksy crafted details, Soft colours,

Spring Summer 2018 – Illustrated Highlights – Valentino — Trend Illustrated

Working with a new illustration style for the Trend illustrated. This one of the latest Valentino Spring Summer 2018 Menswear collections…hope you like? 🙂 Spring Summer 2018 – Illustrated Highlights – Valentino Fun mix of Folksy crafted details, Soft colours,

The Creme de La Crop – Evita Nuh

Some recent illustration work for Indonesian blogger Evita Nuh. Evita, runs her own very influential fashion blog, a super fresh and highly rated (Teen) fashion blog called, ‘The Creme de la Crop’. Evita, as well as running her blog and

The Creme de La Crop – Evita Nuh

Some recent illustration work for Indonesian blogger Evita Nuh. Evita, runs her own very influential fashion blog, a super fresh and highly rated (Teen) fashion blog called, ‘The Creme de la Crop’. Evita, as well as running her blog and

Retro Poster Illustration

Some Posters I have been working on for the area where I live. I love the retro feel of these, which somehow increases their appeal and makes them more evocative than just a plain picture or photograph would be.

Retro Poster Illustration

Some Posters I have been working on for the area where I live. I love the retro feel of these, which somehow increases their appeal and makes them more evocative than just a plain picture or photograph would be.

Graphic novel type illustration

I’m inspired by a lot of graphic novel type illustration at the moment. There’s some really great stuff out there and it’s really evolving as an Art form. I guess the thing with traditional hand-drawn illustration and art is, it

Graphic novel type illustration

I’m inspired by a lot of graphic novel type illustration at the moment. There’s some really great stuff out there and it’s really evolving as an Art form. I guess the thing with traditional hand-drawn illustration and art is, it

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

All new Website – Trend Illustrated.com

Dear Followers, in case you’ve been wondering why the posts have been a bit thin on the ground recently, its because I have been beavering away building my new website, Trend illustrated.com. No WordPress dot endings on this as it’s

All new Website – Trend Illustrated.com

Dear Followers, in case you’ve been wondering why the posts have been a bit thin on the ground recently, its because I have been beavering away building my new website, Trend illustrated.com. No WordPress dot endings on this as it’s

Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

Liebster Blog Award

Yesterday I was nominated for the Liebster blog award. Haven’t heard of the Liebster? Neither had I. It is an award which exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means: dearest,

Liebster Blog Award

Yesterday I was nominated for the Liebster blog award. Haven’t heard of the Liebster? Neither had I. It is an award which exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. Liebster in German means: dearest,

Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

The Granny Alphabet

Always a champion of Granny style and fashionable old people I see that someone has brought out a set of books celebrating the subject. The two books, called The Granny Alphabet are by photographer Tim Walker and are full of

The Granny Alphabet

Always a champion of Granny style and fashionable old people I see that someone has brought out a set of books celebrating the subject. The two books, called The Granny Alphabet are by photographer Tim Walker and are full of

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed