Nick Diggory

" In 1985 I started my own studio and became a full time illustrator. That was Over 30 years ago and now here I am, 20,000+ commissions later ...

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Rumour has it….
Rumour has it….
..that there's a worker in a North Korean factory that has to check each and every one of the 13 million matchboxes they produce every year.
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Neighbours!
Neighbours!
Illustration for an Australian magazine article about annoying neighbours and what you can (and can't) do about them.
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Illustration of window cleaner
Illustration of window cleaner
Speculative illustration for magazine based in San Antonio.
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An illustration of a cartoon Octopus
An illustration of a cartoon Octopus
Character created for a range of cereal packs in Germany
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Mindset
Mindset
Book cover
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Rhino Pops!
Rhino Pops!
Rhino character and scene created for a range of cereal packaging in Germany
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The Creative Tightrope
The Creative Tightrope
Self promotional image.
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Illustration of Pilot sitting on iplane
Illustration of Pilot sitting on iplane
They've been talking about pilotless planes for years and how planes these days are flown by computer. Well my Mac has crashed twice this week already. Just saying.
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A well balanced Cow
A well balanced Cow
Character created for a range of healthy milk drinks for children for the Asian market.
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The iPhone Generation
The iPhone Generation
Call me a Dinosaur, but I'm convinced there'll be an entire generation of kids that don't know what the sky is!
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Illustration of teen riding bike
Illustration of teen riding bike
Illustration to celebrate the recent return and popularity of 1960's cafe racer style motorbikes.
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Getting the cleaners in.
Getting the cleaners in.
I saw an advert in my local paper for a computer cleaning business. They'll actually come around to your office and give your Mac a brush and polish up. How enterprising. How decadent!
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Maiden of the Seas
Maiden of the Seas
Book cover.
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Hangin' Ten!
Hangin' Ten!
Chocolate character created for Design Bridge in Singapore.
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Illustration of shonky builders
Illustration of shonky builders
Apparently, not all the tradesmen that work on your house are honest and hard working. Hard to believe isn't it?
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Illustration of elderly woman with teen
Illustration of elderly woman with teen
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Little what?
Little what?
Illustration to accompany an article about great British place names.
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Viaduct
Viaduct
Sample image for vector folio
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Golden Balls!
Golden Balls!
Pirate character I created for FLB (now Brand on Shelf) as part of a range of cereals.
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Mad? I'm furious!
Mad? I'm furious!
Illustration for 'Save Australian Businesses', a charity book about the decline of small business like the corner Milk Bar.
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Illustration of man sitting idle
Illustration of man sitting idle
Illustration to accompany a magazine article about depression.
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Rotten to the Core
Rotten to the Core
Image created after reading an article in The Huffington Post entitled 'Is Modern Art Rotten to the Core?'
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And all because…..
And all because…..
Vector illustration for book cover.
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Santa
Santa
I illustrated a lot of Santa's for packaging. Here's one of them.
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National Waterways Museum, UK.
National Waterways Museum, UK.
Working with Hotrod Creations, I illustrated a number of mouse characters for the National Waterways Museum.
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Watching the Detectives
Watching the Detectives
An escapee from a correctional facility outside Boston decided to hide out in one of the cities many cinemas. Unfortunately, he chose one frequented by off duty cops. Duh!
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Damn!
Damn!
It's happened to all of us.
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Monkey
Monkey
Charcter created for Budgen's Supermarkets in the UK
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Illustration of passenger
Illustration of passenger
Remember the days when flying was worry free and something to look forward to?
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Working in IT
Working in IT
Illustration to accompany an article about the insecurity of the job market in the IT industry.
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Meltdown
Meltdown
Folio image used by Illustration Friday
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Hardcore Parkour
Hardcore Parkour
Seems like everyone's doing it these days! But there's a time and a place.
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Anyone for Tennis?
Anyone for Tennis?
Character created for Tesco cereal packaging.
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Strap Hanger
Strap Hanger
Folio piece
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Illustration of Brexit concept
Illustration of Brexit concept
There's a bit of 'History' between the British and some European countries. Thought I'd celebrate it with an illustration.
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NYC High
NYC High
Image to accompany an article about the New York drug 'scene'.
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The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Folio image
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How hard can it be?
How hard can it be?
Book cover
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The ayes have it.
The ayes have it.
In politics, there can only be one winner. Image created to accompany a magazine article about local elections.
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Honey Bear
Honey Bear
Character for Asda breakfast cereal packaging
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Protective Cones
Protective Cones
Cones protect their own too.
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 Blame Culture
Blame Culture
It seems we always have to find someone to blame for everything that goes wrong these days.
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You don't have to shout.
You don't have to shout.
Folio piece
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Illustration of man riding bicycle
Illustration of man riding bicycle
Every year, a small town in Tasmania holds the International Penny Farthing Races. Each to their own I guess.
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The Ledge
The Ledge
Apparently, suicide rates in New York are 40% higher than any other US cities.
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The Omega Squad
The Omega Squad
Book cover.
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Mother's Boys
Mother's Boys
Book cover
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The Gym Junky
The Gym Junky
Folio image
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The Bully
The Bully
Folio image
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The Bird
The Bird
Folio image
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Bringing back the wobbly line!
Bringing back the wobbly line!
Wobbly line cartoons were very much 'de rigueur' back in the 80's. The revival starts here!
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The Mighty Mac
The Mighty Mac
I did a monthly cartoon for Mac Format magazine for three years, creating 'The Mighty Mac' character. This was for an article about Disk partitioning.
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Tidy desk, tidy mind.
Tidy desk, tidy mind.
To accompany an Australian magazine article about the benefits of working smarter, not harder.
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An illustration of a cartoon Critters
An illustration of a cartoon Critters
Illustration created for Mega Brands USA for a game board/jigsaw puzzle.
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The Chef Ant
The Chef Ant
Ant character for Metro Supermarkets, Germany
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Zap!
Zap!
Character called Zap created for a range of Asda breakfast cereals
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Asda
Asda
Character created for a range of Asda breakfast cereals
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Mamba Banana
Mamba Banana
I created this and other fruit characters for Pahnke in Germany, for a range of sweets. Available worldwide!
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Banjo Bear
Banjo Bear
Another character in the Asda cereals range
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Magical Beanstalks
Magical Beanstalks
I created the characters, designed the logo, illustrated the background and even did the typography on this game for a client in India. Jack of all!
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Beavers & Raccoons
Beavers & Raccoons
Characters for a client in America for an App.
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Beaver
Beaver
Character for an App called 'Bang the Beaver'. I kid you not.
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The Beer Maker
The Beer Maker
I've been illustrating for Ritzenhoff Glassware in Germany for many years. My designs appear on beer glasses, steins, milk glasses, egg cups, coffee mugs and even piggy banks!
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Honey Bee
Honey Bee
Character and development sketches for Asda breakfast cereals.
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We're all being watched!
We're all being watched!
Illustration that appeared in 'Save the World', a charity book where illustrators and designers were asked to supply an image to help support the world's underprivileged children.
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'D' is for….
'D' is for….
I drew this after reading an article about a teacher that asked the kids in her class to fill out an alphabet book. This was one of the answers she got back.
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Walking the Dog
Walking the Dog
Just a folio piece for children's books.
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Go Bunny!
Go Bunny!
Illustration for Origin Creative UK.
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Cheeky Monkey
Cheeky Monkey
Character for sweets range in a leading UK supermarket.
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Super Dickman!
Super Dickman!
Yes, believe it or not, there's a range of chocolates in Germany called Super Dickman! This was one of around 8 characters I created for them.
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Behind the curtain.
Behind the curtain.
Image from my vector folio
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Coffee!
Coffee!
Characters for Ritzenhoff Glassware in Germany for their coffee cups.
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Container.
Container.
Image from my Vector folio used as a business card.
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Cuckoo Clock
Cuckoo Clock
Illustration used on packaging for Toffifee Chocolates in Germany
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Another Dickman!
Another Dickman!
Another character from the Super Dickman range in Germany.
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The Fruit Farmer
The Fruit Farmer
Character used as part of a game I illustrated in a children's magazine in the US.
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Simply the best!
Simply the best!
Character created and label designed for Currumbin Valley Honey in Australia.
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Mamba Fruits
Mamba Fruits
Characters from the Mamba Fruit sweets range I illustrated.
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Happy Ant
Happy Ant
Ant character for Metro Supermarkets in Germany.
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Monkey
Monkey
Character created for a range of kids sweets in Tesco.
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Multigrain Bear
Multigrain Bear
Character and preliminary sketch for Asda cereals.
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Flyover.
Flyover.
Image from my vector folio
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Who doesn't love ice cream?
Who doesn't love ice cream?
Foilo sample.
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Head Robot
Head Robot
Character created for Origin Creative UK appearing in an educational suppliers catalogue.
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Keeping it under your hat.
Keeping it under your hat.
Image from my vector folio. Can we ever really trust the Russians? Trump seems to think so.
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Santa
Santa
Another Santa I illustrated for food packaging. Chocolates this time.
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Santa and Rudolph
Santa and Rudolph
Characters for my personal Christmas card from a couple of years ago.
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Spring is in the air!
Spring is in the air!
Illustration for a greetings card company in Australia.
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Super Cow
Super Cow
Character created for Innovative Kitchen in Singapore for a range of healthy kids Milk drinks.
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The Donald
The Donald
No folio would be complete without a picture of 'The Donald'. Shame he isn't just a cartoon character.
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Tomb Raiders.
Tomb Raiders.
Illustration in Australian Financial Magazine.

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