Todd’s industry experience is multi- faceted. He has been a graphic designer, art director/buyer, fine artist, illustrator and photographer. He understands the client, efficient processes and the creative possibilities.
He has devoted his life to image-making, creating work of broad thematic scope and evolving stylistic invention. His work ranges from simple spontaneous line work, photographic metaphors, to subtle evocations in oil paint. These reflect a curiosity of the natural world through to contemporary urban complexity.
Time Magazine, McGraw-Hill, Qantas airlines and Bayer Pharmaceutical are just a few of his many, many clients.
- ANZ Bank
- Bayer Pharmaceuticals
- Business Review Weekly
- Clemenger BBDO
- Fairfax Publishing Company
- Family Physician Magazine
- Longman Publishing
- National Mutual Insurance
- Qantas Airways
- The Age
- Time Australia
Q & A
What do you regard as the highest point of creative fulfillment?
Looking back on previous work that now seems mysterious and powerful.
What was your most creative assignment?
Hope and anticipation suggest it is still to come ... still a twinkle in an art director’s eye somewhere.
Through what creative process do you get your best ideas?
Become vague and allow imagination to do the heavy lifting.
What is your favorite music to listen to while working?
Passing distant traffic with birdsong above.
Which artist’s compliment would mean the most to you?
James Endicott who was one of the purest, visually skillful illustrators ever.
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
If you had to live in a world with just one color, which color would it be?
What is your favorite typeface?
American typewriter light condensed in capitals.
What is your favorite time period?
There is a fire. You can only save one thing from your studio. What will it be?
The ocean view.