Author Archives: Ed

About Ed

I'm a UI Designer and illustrator living in London. I've written two books on Japanese characters. I currently work at MindCandy.

Oni

I made an oni (demon) mask for my son for Setsubun, the day before the beginning of Spring in Japan.

oni

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Leon

It was all about babies in November; not only did I get a new nephew but on November 3rd I also had a son who we called Leon. Like my first nephew Jack I made a print of his name which will be put up in his room shortly.

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Leon print

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Badge O’Clock

Lots of fun badge making on Friday at beer o’clock in the Mind Candy office. Awesome designs by some of the Illustrators and designers and of course loads of Moshling badges.

Moshi Monster Badges

Moshi Monster Badges

Moshi Monster Badges

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Construction Barrier Characters

With a recent trip to Japan I’ve been able to add to my collection of construction barrier animals and this time even adding a human. Check out the most definitive collection of construction barrier characters from Japan you’ll find on the web.

construction barrier character

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Ben 10 Moshling

From this month I started working at Mind Candy on the mobile team. Mind Candy is the company behind the phenomenally successful Moshi Monsters but loads of great new stuff is in the works and I’m looking forward to the new challenge. Just for a bit of fun I made a Ben 10 moshling.

Ben 10 Moshi Monsters

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Merry Christmas Toonix

Lots and lots of Toonix winter objects in time for Christmas, one given away for each day in December.

Winter Toonix objects

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Toonix Mushrooms

A set of bespectacled mushrooms for the Toonix shop and for players to collect.

Toonix mushroom set

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Toonix objects

Over the year I worked on Toonix I illustrated and animated hundreds of objects which were added to the shop ever month for the players to buy with the coins they collected. Here’s a small selection.

Toonix objects

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Christmas Gifs

A simple little animated gif for the wonderful Christmas Gif site. John and I wish you all a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

christmas gif snowflake

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