Thursday, July 01, 2010


I donated this cover to this weeks Le Cool. I drew it a while back as part of a project called SweetView.

SweetView is eventually going to be a series of art prints designed to resonate with Londoners. So rather than views of the London Eye with Big Ben in the background, or Big Ben with the London Eye in the background - views we only recognise from the Apprentice titles - they will be the crossroads, markets and hidden squares that provide the true backdrop to our lives. I'm running it in conjunction with Charlotte, my very own Lord Sugar, and we will launch it fully in September. There's to be twelve prints, one for each inner borough (Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Wandsworth, Lambeth, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Islington, Camden, Greenwich and Lewisham - suggestions for locations in each place would be gratefully received).

If you'd like a friendly email when the SweetView project launches, just email or put a comment on this post.

The Hackney print will be the one adapted for the above cover.

Right now I'm colouring the Lambeth one - Brixton Market. Here's what the linework looks like:

There's an interview, of sorts, on the Le Cool website.


lili Bé said...

hello Jack! I'm Lili, I'm french, i am an illustrator too and I just discovered your work thanks to Le Cool magazine.What you are doing is very nice, I loved your portfolio! the street views are fantastic...

Jack Noel said...

Hi Lili,
Thank you very much.
I had a look through your illustrations too. They're great - a real sense of fun.
Thanks again!

ssum said...

This is cool! I like the colour!