Contrary to recent evidence, I've been working on a few creative projects. Strange, right? It's almost like that's what I built this website for in the first place.
Meet the sharks: A great white shark named Nukumi27 April, 2021
It's been a while since I shared stories of some of the great white sharks I've worked with, so I figured it'd be worth talking about another who has recently been making headlines.
CO-EXIST – A new marine conservation initiative15 February, 2021
I'm happy to share some news on CO-EXIST, a new marine conservation initiative selling ethically sourced merchandise featuring the work of artists such as myself.
: Flatback sea turtle v tiger shark – A surprising victor?17 December, 2020
When a tiger shark decides to try a flatback sea turtle for lunch, you'd be forgiven for thinking a full stomach was inevitable. A new paper on such an interaction should give you second thoughts.
Oliver Jewell has launched!1 December, 2020
I've done a website for long time friend, colleague and fello-shark nut, Oliver Jewell. He does stuff with great white sharks. Go see.
In a strange turn of events, South Africa's government has actually responded to the Shark Free Chips campaign.
Shark Free Chips has launched22 April, 2020
Shark Free Chips is a new collaborative effort between Apex Expeditions, Marine Dynamics and shark-lovers the world over.
Meet the sharks: A great white shark named Bitey29 February, 2020
Great white sharks are generally known for biting things, so the name 'Bitey' would generally make sense. In this particular fish's case, it's a little more ironic.
Interview on BBC Radio… Stoke17 January, 2020
Just because it has 'Stoke' in the title doesn't mean it's a lesser version. I mean, strictly speaking it probably does, but just put that to one side for the benefit of my ego.
Meet the sharks: A great white shark named Spud21 October, 2019
Spud was a great white shark I worked with briefly in Gansbaai, South Africa. What made this shark was special, was that we technically met some ten months before.
Great white sharks hunting in kelp – more footage and info4 September, 2019
Monterey Bay Aquarium released a short film, comprising footage of the white shark we tracked swimming through kelp in South Africa, 2017. It's boss.
Did you know great white sharks swim through kelp?3 April, 2019
Yeah well, they do. It's a fact. Great white sharks swim through kelp. We proved it, incase you were unsure.
Meet the sharks: A great white shark named Flag17 March, 2019
Flag was a 4.5 metre great white shark, seen in both Gansbaai and Mossel Bay (South Africa) from 2007 to 2009. She was massive and terrifying.
Great white sharks against cancer20 February, 2019
Because not only are white sharks absolute bad asses who generally have no interest in killing humans, but they're actively helping us battle one of the most terrible diseases on the planet. We're welcome!
Hand drawing a great white shark tutorial9 January, 2019
Since great white shark drawings are something I indulge in fairly often for fun/work as it is, I figured it's high time I tried to capitalise on the trillions of people searching Google for how to do the same.
White Shark Research Priorities – Study and infographic overview17 December, 2018
A few weeks back, I was suggested for creating an infographic for an upcoming great white shark research paper (I know right? No accounting for taste these days!). Said paper is now published and well worth your time (especially the infographic).
Cutie sharks are on the way!27 November, 2018
One of my responsibilities for SharkStuff is creating badass artwork for our various bits of merchendise. Introducing - Cutie Sharks.
I've never worked with owls before and I've never been comfortable around babies. Since these are a mixture of the two, I figured week one would be about getting to grips with the basics.
: Gauging the threat6 June, 2017
: I’m going to poke some sharks.16 May, 2017