Author Archives: Miko

You Remember The World Cup..... and Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southg­ate, what a hero. I think he inspired us all for his calm, caring encour­age­ment to the Eng­land team. Bril­liant! What an Example. Maybe the Trump could learn a thing or two. So I was inspired to cre­ate a piece … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Oi! Look at me!

Excuse me! Mar­ket­ing doesn't have to be rude. But it's dif­fi­cult for we Brits., who have been brought up 'Not to show off!' So I've invited, back from the dead, for one day only: "Wal­ter Mat­thau' a gen­tle­man and a funny man. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Aint that just typical ????......

No, but isn't it though?  I send out a well planned and pre­pared, expens­ive email mar­ket­ing shot.….…. …AND EVERYONE IS WORKING FROM HOME!!!  (Me too of course and please excuse my intru­sion!!! BUT I did not like my pre­vi­ous illo. So I … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Game SET and match!!

You know how it is! You leave your home for your annu­al hol­i­day, in the cap­able-not- hands of your lovely neigh­bours… Return to find Mr and Mrs Badger and cubs have taken over the garden!!! Mind you the garden is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Hi Old Friends and New Friends.

 Today is a very spe­cial day for Miko Illus­tra­tion.  We launch the new look www.miko-illustration site! It's not 100% fin­ished, but there again noth­ing good ever is. So put on your specs, plug in your head­phones and take a walk around … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Puuuurrrrrfect Partneeeerrrrrs......

What a life!!! Ped­alling along a quiet coun­try lane, with your loved one. Lying in the shad­ow of a grand old oak tree enjoy­ing your pic­nic by the mean­der­ing brook. Puuuurrrrrfect! There! You expec­ted me to say some­thing funny! Well … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Charlie Chaplin...

…I won­der what he was like to work with. Pretty much a per­fec­tion­ist I guess, and there­fore per­haps not a happy atmo­sphere in the stu­dio? Four mar­riages, that's enough to put one in a bad mood and elev­en chil­dren and … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Guess who went to 'Scaramanga Marketing' Marketing Workshop Yesterday??

Well, this lucky guy for a start.….… Get­ting on for 3 hours of fact find­ing, inspir­a­tion­al Mar­ket­ing on a Budget! Giv­en by Claire Scara­manga and Ruby Plen­der­leith, respect­ively Man­aging Dir­ect­or and Mar­ket­ing Exec­ut­ive of Scara­manga Mar­ket­ing. A mena­ger­ie of 20 or … Con­tin­ue read­ing

Map Reading for Beginners

One of many magazine illus­tra­tions. Just give me your text and size of illo and KERPOW!!! BOING!!! There it is!!

Caption: Rather carelessly, Vincent van Gogh had forgotten that ears aren't only for hearing!

You know that opticians now offer hearing aids as well as glasses........

.…..Well.….Vincent van Gogh wished they'd offered that ser­vice back in the day, when he nicked him­self shav­ing!   This is yet anoth­er of Miko's cre­ations for his Greet­ing Card Range 'Artist­ic License'. Maybe its a while since you have vis­ited … Con­tin­ue read­ing

You planting some seeds? Oh Boy! Oh Boy! Oh Boy!!

Hey! Lookout you lovely gardeners out there!!!! For the 'Not so Slow Snail!' is.......

.….…BEHIND YOU!!!!!!!