Daniel Nelson

IllustratorManchester, United Kingdom
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Daniel Nelson

IllustratorManchester, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a Manchester based Illustrator with a love for folklore and all things odd and wacky. Email me at nelson.illustrates@gmail.com
Projects
  • Mutant Mutiny Card gameA combat card game based around wacky gangs who are fighting over the control of the fictional city of megalopolis. Accompanying the cards are zines that explain the backstory of each gang along with the rules for the game.
  • D&ad New blood AudibleThe challenge of this brief was to make an out of home campaign to market audible to city dwellers on their commute/daily lives. I targeted the campaign mostly around public transport, it being one of the best places to take advantage of using audible. The premise is that audible listeners are transformed into various book characters during their audible experiences while non listeners stay in their normal form. This goes in hand with the slogan “the difference is visible” which is a new take o
  • 125 Years of Stories - National Trust BriefThe task of this brief was to bring new interest to younger generations to visit the national Trust parks and celebrate 125 years of the institution. To step away from the usual conservative photographs of landscapes, I chose to base all the advertising around the folklore and mythology of national trust locations that would tie into folklore inspired events or ghost walks that take place in the different locations.
Projects credited in
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), BA (Hons) IllustrationEstablished for over 25 years, Illustration at UCLan in Preston is an applied course for image makers and artists of all kinds. Our aim is to improve both your problem solving skills and to help you hone your traditional and digital practice. This award winning course has great results in preparing work for a freelance career or for employment in the creative industries. We have great industry links, live project work and many competition successes. This is a small and friendly course with gre
  • Tate PlatesInspired by the famous ladies dinner service 1932, 14 modern British heroines who have made their mark in society were picked by Fawcett Society, Girlguiding UK, Walthamstow School Sixth Formers and participants at the Paul Mellon Centre’s ‘Famous Women’ dinner party. The 14th, Jo Cox, was chosen by organisers Dr Amy Binns, of UCLan, and Dr Hana Leaper, of Liverpool John Moores University. Full story here: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/news/students-recreate-feminist-artwork-modern-british-heroines.
  • Tate PlatesInspired by the famous ladies dinner service 1932, 14 modern British heroines who have made their mark in society were picked by Fawcett Society, Girlguiding UK, Walthamstow School Sixth Formers and participants at the Paul Mellon Centre’s ‘Famous Women’ dinner party. The 14th, Jo Cox, was chosen by organisers Dr Amy Binns, of UCLan, and Dr Hana Leaper, of Liverpool John Moores University. See full article here: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/news/students-recreate-feminist-artwork-modern-british-hero