Daniel Nelson’s Portfolio

My portfolio filled with wacky characters and bright advertising campaigns.

National Trust - The Killerton Dragon


One of the posters done for my National Trust project. The aim was to celebrate 125 years of the institution and introduce NT to younger audiences.

 

This piece is based on the story of the Killerton dragon in Devon.

National Trust - The Killerton Dragon Image

National Trust - Giant King of Snowden


One of the posters done for my National Trust project. The aim was to celebrate 125 years of the institution and introduce NT to younger audiences.

 

This poster shows the Giant king of Snowden who was eventually defeated by King Arthur.

National Trust - Giant King of Snowden Image

National Trust - The ghost of Anne Boleyn


One of the posters done for my National Trust project. The aim was to celebrate 125 years of the institution and introduce NT to younger audiences.

 

This poster is based around the ghost of Anne Boleyn, the famous beheaded wife of Henry the 8th, she is said to haunt Blicking Hall.

National Trust - The ghost of Anne Boleyn Image

Mutant Mutiny Garnish Gang cards.


For my personal project “Mutant Mutiny”. A combat based card game. Each set of cards comes with a comic detailing the origins of the gangs.

 

This is the cards for the Garnish gang, a group that is fighting back against the forgotten about waste of cocktail garnishes.

Mutant Mutiny Garnish Gang cards. Image

Flora Zen Gang cards


For my personal project “Mutant Mutiny”. A combat based card game. Each set of cards comes with a comic detailing the origins of the gangs.

The Flora Zen gang are a sorry bunch of plant mutant people who’s goal is to reclaim the Earth from Humanity and make nature thrive once again.

Flora Zen Gang cards Image

Mutant Mutiny - Rose


For my personal project ”Mutant Mutiny”. A combat based card game. Each set of cards comes with a comic detailing the origins of the gangs.

 

One of the comic spreads for the Flora Zen gang zine. This spread is an introduction to Rose, one of the members of the gang.

Mutant Mutiny - Rose Image

Mutant Mutiny - Lemon and Lime


For my personal project “Mutant Mutiny”. A combat based card game. Each set of cards comes with a comic detailing the origins of the gangs.

 

These are two characters from the Garnish gang, the lemon and lime bros. Two ruthless hitmen who have recently joined forces with the rest of the gang.

Mutant Mutiny - Lemon and Lime Image

Audible - Middle tram ad.


Part of my D&ad Audible submission. The brief was to make a campaign to encourage city dwellers to use Audible in their daily city lives. 

This image is one part of a set of three. In these tube carriages the people listening to Audible are transformed into various book characters, this being the horror part of the carriage. It’s intention was to be used as a poster ad for the inside of public transport vehicles. 

Audible - Middle tram ad. Image

Audible - Dracula billboard ad.


Part of my D&ad Audible submission. The brief was to promote the use of Audible to city dwellers going about their day to day lives. My idea was to make people who listen to audible are transformed into book characters as part of the “experience of Audible.”

 

This is a billboard design is of someone listening to a Dracula audiobook and has been transformed into a bat on their way back from shopping.

Audible - Dracula billboard ad. Image

Audible Trandformations


Part of my D&ad Audible submission. The brief was to promote the use of Audible to city dwellers going about their day to day lives. My idea was to make people who listen to audible are transformed into book characters as part of the “experience of Audible.”

These series of posters are meant for digital ad boards which would flick through the images. It shows the transformation of someone who is experiencing Audible.

Audible Trandformations Image

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  • Degree show 2020
    • BA (Hons) Illustration