Haydn Symons

Illustrator based in Hampshire, UK

Business Card Design

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I have been super busy over the last few months; working on posters, branding projects and various illustrations (that I will tell you about very soon), and have recently created this business card design for Sheila Lemon. Sheila Lemon is a Global Business Builder from Hampshire, and I was asked to create a business card...

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Dance 4 Fitness Logo

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I have recently been asked by a local dance company to produce a brand new logo design for the start of their new dance term. This emerging company, that focuses on all forms of dance to keep adults fit (from tap, ballet to hip hop), approached me as they want to take their brand to...

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New Landscape Canvas Painting Commission

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I have been super busy producing lots of illustrations and designs for local clients recently, which I’m really enjoying! I will tell you about these commissions soon, as I have recently finished a logo design for a dance school, and I am very near to completion for a hangbag logo design too. Not only am...

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New Barbers Logo Illustration

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Hey guys! I’ve been super busy recently illustrating new canvas paintings, working on a creative collaboration as we speak, new commissions in the pipeline, and this logo design / illustration that you can see today! Alongside my traditional way of working with gouache, watercolour and digital enhancements, I also produce more digital pieces. Designing logos,...

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June Portrait Sketchbook Update

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Hey guys! I’ve been working very hard lately on some new illustrations – from commissioned work (that I’ve just finished, which I can show you soon!) and a creative collaboration with a designer friend of mine, which is really exciting. I’ve also got a few illustration commissions in the pipeline, so it’s all hands on...

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Taj Mahal Landscape Painting

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I’ve been working hard in the last few weeks working on some new illustrations! From commissioned work, new projects to personal landscape painting, it’s all happening! I’m using Adobe Photoshop more within my work recently, making my illustrations simpler. I love clean illustration, which is where my work is heading. I find it inspiring and...

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How To Reignite Your Motivation When All Is Lost

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Once a month, I publish a blog post helping you with creativity, freelancing and the world of illustration and design. These blog posts are away from my illustration work, and are solely to help you succeed! Following from my previous blog post , you will learn how to reignite your motivation. You will discover how...

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Breaking Bad Portrait Painting

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Over the last few years, I gave myself the task of producing a portrait painting for all of the main characters of the hit television show, Breaking Bad. It’s a show that I loved when it was on, and is a firm favourite of mine. Because of this interest and how much I liked the...

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New Landscape Painting Illustration

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On top of my busy schedule recently, producing illustrations for commissioned work, quoting for some new clients, and hopefully starting new projects soon (which I’ll keep you in the loop about), I wanted to showcase this new painting illustration today. Following from my previous landscape illustrations I shared last month of Sydney Opera House and...

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May Sketchbook: Expressive Drawings

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Following on from a busy month with lots of new illustrations, commissions and art print sales, I wanted to publish a new blog post today and showcase my May sketchbook. I’m constantly practicing my craft and have the motivation to keep improving my illustrations, and I always try and sketch at least once a day....

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