Hello, I'm Thumbs and I'm an illustrator...
I've been drawing for as long as I can remember but I fell a little out of love with it when I was in my 20's. A lack of direction and drive meant I didn't feel like I had a reason to draw. I always remained creative but had nothing to aim it at. I met my wife through the shop and she was the one that pushed me to do a graphic design course. So I enrolled in a local college and juggled my job and course work for a couple years. When I finished college, I started drawing more and I stumbled into crossover artwork while putting together work for my portfolio. I posted more drawings on social pages and people seemed to be really into the parody pop culture work I was putting out, so I got some stickers printed. They went pretty well and that expanded into pin badges and shirts. I was hand printing my first shirts on an old magic touch heat press that was so old it looked like it had been built at the turn of the century. Demand got a little too much for me to be using that old machine, so I decided to take some risks and invest in getting my shirts properly screen printed...READ MORE