This is the website & Blog for Paul Carpenter, I am a freelance 3d & Motion Graphics artist and Illustrator based in London, here you find examples of my work, 3d, 2d, sketches & photographs and any inspirational images I find on the web.

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Dinosauuuurs

Dinosauuuurs

Inspired by watching Jurassic World with my kids, and memories of drawing Dinosaurs as a kid, I did a few sketches. turned out quite nice!
Noble Rot Magazine - Chateau Palmer

Noble Rot Magazine – Chateau Palmer

Here’s an Illustration I did for the wine magazine Noble Rot, about a the Prince Regent judging a wine, but a rival scuppered the tasting by giving the Prince sardine sandwiches to eat beforehand.  
Bear Grylls: Mission Survival Rage of the Rhino

Bear Grylls: Mission Survival Rage of the Rhino

Here is my latest cover for the Bear Grylls young adult Mission Survival series of novels. This one is called ‘Rage of the Rhino’. Dominica Clements, senior designer at Random House (or is it Renguin Random now,) asked for an exciting scene with the young hero being chased by a suitably threatening rhino. The colours...
Showreel 2013

Showreel 2013

Here’s my updated showreel for 2013, hope you like it.
Parrots

Parrots

Here are some Sketches I did for a job that never came though, for a cheeky parrot.
Collider Conference

Collider Conference

Neon, was recently asked to create the introduction trailer for the Collider Conference in New York. I was tasked with contributing a broken down rusting Colossus. Here are some of the quick concepts/style frames I made up for the approval process. Here is the final piece. I used zbrush, 3ds Max and Photoshop to create...
Mission Survival - Book Covers

Mission Survival – Book Covers

Here are the first three Book covers that I did for Random House’s YA series written by Bear Grylls. These¬† were such a pleasure to do and I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed a job so much. Many thanks to Dominica Clements (Senior Designer at Random House) for giving me the opportunity. Gold...
Film Poster

Film Poster

I recently did a film poster for a mate’s film called ‘The Fantastic Megan Fox’.
Sky Fragments - EVOLUTION

Sky Fragments – EVOLUTION

Latest ad we did for Sky Movies whilst at Neon. I did the Tinitin section. A bit more tricky as we had to combine moving footage into a freeze frame 2.5d effect
Sky Summer of Sports shots

Sky Summer of Sports shots

Here are a series of shots I did for Sky& Brothers & Sisters whilst at Neon. Only using still photos. Here is the original image for the Lewis Smith shot
Ideas for a book

Ideas for a book

A little while ago I went to a conference organised by the Association of Illustrators on the subject of ‘Illustration and the Children’s Book Industry: Secrets to Success’. There were some great illustrators there, Chris Haughton, Claudia Boldt, and Alex T Smith. It was such an interesting day, and I learned so much. But more...
National Geographic 9/11

National Geographic 9/11

Here’s a Promo I did with Neon, for National Geographic for their commorative season on the anniversay of 9/11 Mainly worked on particles and the paper animation in c4d.