Callum Baxter’s Portfolio

Degree show portfolio, showcasing highlights from my third and final year studying BA (Hons) Illustration at UCLAN.

D&AD NewBlood - Jet Bridge


An Illustration entered into the D&AD NewBlood Awards 2020. Submitted under the ’Illustrate the World’ brief which asked for illustrated airport advertisements to promote HSBC. 

This illustration was part of a larger design which wrapped around the interior of a jet bridge to greet passengers as they boarded/departed their plane. 

D&AD NewBlood - Jet Bridge Image

D&AD NewBlood - Dragon Scroll


An Illustration entered into the D&AD NewBlood Awards 2020. Submitted under the ’Illustrate the World’ brief which asked for illustrated airport advertisements to promote HSBC. 

This large banner was intended to be hung from the ceiling at the entrance of the airport to greet passengers as they start of their journey. 

D&AD NewBlood - Dragon Scroll Image

D&AD NewBlood - Scroll Garden #1


An Illustration entered into the D&AD NewBlood Awards 2020. Submitted under the ’Illustrate the World’ brief which asked for illustrated airport advertisements to promote HSBC. 

This is one of a series of illustrations which would be printed on large paper scrolls which would hang from the ceiling of the departure lounge, transforming the space into an immersive ’Scroll Garden’ that passengers could explore before continuing their journey. 

D&AD NewBlood - Scroll Garden #1 Image

D&AD NewBlood - Scroll Garden


A series of Illustrations entered into the D&AD NewBlood Awards 2020. Submitted under the ’Illustrate the World’ brief which asked for illustrated airport advertisements to promote HSBC.  

These long vertical scrolls were designed to be hung from the ceiling of an airport departure lounge, transforming the space into a ‘Scroll Garden’ for passengers to travel through before continuing on their journey. Each individual scroll depicts a landscape that match up to form an expansive scene.  

D&AD NewBlood - Scroll Garden Image

Light a Match


Editorial illustration completed as a part of a university module. 

 

Light a Match Image

Carmelite Prize - The Lonely Bird of Paradise


A double page spread entered into the Carmelite Prize 2020, a children’s picture book illustration competition run by Hachette UK . 

The story revolves around a Lonely Bird of Paradise and his quest to find a companion in the jungle. Echoing the dynamic and diverse range of wildlife found within the amazon, this illustration uses a range of bright colours and bold flowing shapes to pace the narrative. 

(Text not included due to copyright).

Carmelite Prize - The Lonely Bird of Paradise Image

Carmelite Prize - One and Only


A double page spread entered into the Carmelite Prize 2020, a children’s picture book illustration competition run by Hachette UK.

The story revolves around a Lonely Bird of Paradise and his quest to find a companion in the jungle. Echoing the dynamic and diverse range of wildlife found within the amazon, this illustration uses a range of bright colours and bold flowing shapes to pace the narrative. 

(Text not included due to copyright).

Carmelite Prize - One and Only Image

The Avalanches - Wildflower


Banner illustration, proposed as a part of a limited edition release of The Avalanches album ’Wildflower’, featuring exclusive merchandise with alternative illustrations. 

The Avalanches - Wildflower Image

The Avalanches - Vinyl Collection


Illustrated vinyl covers, proposed as a part of a limited edition release of The Avalanches album ’Wildflower’, featuring exclusive merchandise with alternative illustrations.

The Avalanches - Vinyl Collection Image

Forecast


An illustration taken from a fully illustrated article I produced for my final year. The article discussed how illustrators can offer their support to help promote issues they feel are pertinent.  

The article was printed in a limited edition format and is currently available on my website under the ’Forecast’ heading in my portfolio. 

Forecast Image

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Callum Baxter

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  • Degree show 2020
    • BA (Hons) Illustration