Welcome to the portfolio of T.S Spookytooth. Work created on a grassy knoll surrounded by birdsong and buttercups while the sun beams down and warms you through. But there is always the threat of rain and what is that strange shape lurking behind the tree...? He loves illustrating and all of his illustrations are hand drawn with his trusty pencil and painted in Acrylics.
Question: What drew you to illustration/design? T.S: Lane Smith. Question: Where do you live now & what drew you there? T.S: Old Isleworth, for its close proximity to the River Thames. Question: Where is your studio and can you describe it for me? T.S: It is in a room of disarray, the carpet hasn’t been seen for years. Question: Describe the view from your studio window? T.S: A tavern of questionable repute and chimney pots guarded by rooks. Question: How do you get your ideas? T.S: They just arrive, marked for my attention. Question: Do you collect anything? T.S: Old photos, stamps, textures, cuttings, I squirrel it away and hope it’ll prove its worth one day.
Question: Do you keep a scrapbook? T.S: I have a Scrap Drawer, where anything of interest goes. Question: What are your interests outside of illustration? T.S: Teuthology. Question: What would be your dream job/commission? T.S: To take one of the many stories I have languishing in my Story Drawer and create a timeless fusion of words and image. Question: If you were not an illustrator, what would you be? T.S: A Paleontologist. Question: Do you have any pets? T.S: My blue-ringed Octopus; Mr. Crillington Spade. Question: If you could travel back in time, who would be the one person you would want to meet? T.S: Theodor Seuss Geisel. Question: What do you have bookmarked? T.S: Page 103 of Villette.
Harper Collins, Nestle, Clarks Shoes, Templar Publications, Oxford University Press, Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Point One Percent, Harcourt Education, ScholasticFavourites
: Inside Out, Brighton.
: Chris Beetles
: Liquitex Acrylics.
: Ajiaco Bogotano.
: Colombia, South America.