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Hegarty

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Killing Ruby / Film Poster

Christmas

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Sunshine Makers

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Better Call Saul Opener

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After the Dyreses

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Neill's Hill

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Lesley Jones Empire

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Arborist Album Cover

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Brexit / The NewStatesman

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Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia

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Tropical Ravine

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Revolution Magazine Cyclist Portraits

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Darkwater Arrow

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Jambon Politico

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Canadian Opera / Canada Post

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George Best / Passion Pictures

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Saatchi

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Harvey Weinstein / Variety

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Stephen King / Lighthouse Cinema

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Macgregor v Mayweather

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Chris Froome / Pro Cycling

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Enemies Of The Heir / Pottermore

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Always / Pottermore

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Adventure / Pottermore

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Patronus / Pottermore

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Game of Thrones Series 7 / Empire Magazine

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Video Game Film Adaptations / EMPIRE Magazine

Spotlight on a Murderer / Arrow Academy

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Rockumentaries / Empire

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John T. David Retrospective / Queens Film Theatre

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Trainspotting

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Sergio Marchionne

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SPOT Liberty

Politico Presidential Race

Politico Presidential Race

Maria

Maria

Where Have You Been All My Life? / Villagers

Where Have You Been All My Life? / Villagers

Macbeth - Delve Weekly

Macbeth / Delve Weekly

True Detective VS breaking Bad Washington Post

True Detective VS breaking Bad Washington Post

Pantani Cyclist Magazine

Pantani Cyclist Magazine

MLS Football Capital Magazine December Cover

MLS Football Capital Magazine December Cover

Ferguson One Year Later Washington Post

Ferguson One Year Later Washington Post

Admit One Exhibition Window

Admit One Exhibition Window

James Bond - Empire Magazine

James Bond - Empire Magazine

The All Blacks / Sport Magazine

The All Blacks / Sport Magazine

Silence of the Lambs / Film4

Silence of the Lambs / Film4

Political Psychology / National Journal

Political Psychology / National Journal

Austin to Boston

Austin to Boston

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Hail Coens / Empire Magazine

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Thousand Nights

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BBC Focus

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Monty Python Holy Grail

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X-Men / Angel Of Death

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David Lynch

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Michael Stipe 1

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Speed of Life

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Politico / President

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Cretu - Politico

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Poetry Pie

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Mural

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Ellis

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Brandeis Opener

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John Oliver

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Irving Berlin Theatre Show

Frank Sinatra at 100 / The Washington Post

Frank Sinatra at 100 / The Washington Post

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Project Love / Politico

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TENET

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The Dead and the Dark / Courtney Gould

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Tour de France / Procycling Magazine

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Mirror Mystery / New Scientist

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Blade Runner / Empire

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Fatigue / Pro Cycling Magazine

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The Prisoner / Arrow Video

The Strand at Lough Beg / Unquiet Graves

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Havenfall / Sara Holland / Bloomsbury UK

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Damien Jurado Tour Poster

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Shipwrecks / Atavist Magazine

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The Lighthouse / Empire Magazine

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The Joker

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Matt Berninger / National

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BLM

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Siouxsie and the Banshees

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Biden / Mother Jones Magazine

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Phoebe Bridgers

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Navigate

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The Thing

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Allen Bard / Royal Society of Chemistry

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McCafe France

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Joe Talbot of the Idles

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Make America Great Again

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Subscriber Cover / Empire Magazine

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Bob Marley

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Vote 2020 / Refinery29

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MC5

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Wolf

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Joker 1989

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Piece of Work / Napa Valley

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Epicurus

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Arya Stark

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Terminator 2

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Halloween 2018

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The Ghosts Hidden Deep In Our DNA / New Scientist

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Freddie Mercury / The Big Issue

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Peace of Mind / TYPEface

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Hide/Find / TYPEface

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Rise / TYPEface

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Swallow / TYPEface

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Sicilian Ghost Story

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Katie Archibald / Cycling Week

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The Third Murder / Quad

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Boundless / Mind

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Conor Oberst / Greek Theatre

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The Cursed Child Mural / The Lyric in New York

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The Love Story That Upended the Texas Prison System / Texas Monthly

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Bill Hader in 'Barry' / New Republic

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Covert Consciousness / New Scientist 2019

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David Bowie

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Biological Passport / Pro Cycling

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Canvas / Dr Martens

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Of Flesh and Blood / The Cinema of Kore Eda Hirokazu / Queens Film Theatre

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Disappear Here

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This Time with Alan Partridge

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King Arthur / Theater an der Wien

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Elias Opera Poster / Theater an der Wien

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Sports Person of the Year 2018: Maggie Nichols / Star Tribune Sports

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Brexit is Missing it's Napoleon / Politico Europe

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Tarana Burke 2017 #MeToo / Womankind Magazine

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Susan Sontag Quote / New Philosopher Magazine

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Good Place / New Republic

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Otter Box

Desmond / Bad Robot Experience Show

Desmond / Bad Robot Experience Show

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Magnolia

Magnolia

Fiddler On The Roof

Fiddler On The Roof

Mogwai Christmas Card / QFT

Mogwai Christmas Card / QFT

This Is For Everyone

This Is For Everyone

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

Gran Torino

Gran Torino

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men

Love Bites Spiderman / Empire Magazine

Love Bites Spiderman / Empire Magazine

Review Of The Year / Empire Magazine

Review Of The Year / Empire Magazine

Michael Myers / Halloween Poster

Michael Myers / Halloween Poster

Predator / Empire Magazine

Predator / Empire Magazine

Double Dutch / Empire Magazine

Double Dutch / Empire Magazine

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars

The John Wayne / Little Green Cars

Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation

Rushmore

Rushmore

Sport Cover - Ronnie

Sport Cover - Ronnie

Peter Strain's Cursive Typography

Peter Strain's Cursive Typography

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

The Guide Sam Raini

The Guide Sam Raini

Independent Schools / The Daily Telegraph

Independent Schools / The Daily Telegraph

Bio Hazard / The Guide

Bio Hazard / The Guide

Bear Grylls Academy / Highlife Magazine

Bear Grylls Academy / Highlife Magazine

Stuck In The Dark Ages

Stuck In The Dark Ages

The Innovation Issue / HR Magazine

The Innovation Issue / HR Magazine

Aldo van Eyck / Architectural Review

Aldo van Eyck / Architectural Review

What The Hell Is Water

What The Hell Is Water

Admit One Window

Admit One Window

The Shinning

The Shinning

Green Screen / QFT

Green Screen / QFT

Birth / Popshots Magazine

Birth / Popshots Magazine

Rocky Jameson's Poster

Rocky Jameson's Poster

The Godfather Jameson's Poster

The Godfather Jameson's Poster

Moonrise Kingdom Poster

Moonrise Kingdom Poster

Memento

Memento

Lost Boys Poster

Lost Boys Poster

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

After Watching Madonna

After Watching Madonna

Prometheus Poster

Prometheus Poster

The Films of David Lynch

The Films of David Lynch

Making Mistakes To Create Straight Lines

Making Mistakes To Create Straight Lines

the Big Lebowski Charity Poster

the Big Lebowski Charity Poster

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

One Hundred and Fifty Years

One Hundred and Fifty Years

Game of Thrones and Type

Game of Thrones and Type

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

David Lynch The Directors Chair

David Lynch The Directors Chair

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich

Here's Jonny

Here's Jonny

image Is Everything

image Is Everything

The News Of The World

The News Of The World

Fire With Gasoline

Fire With Gasoline

Experimental film and Video

Experimental film and Video

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Work! Damn It

Work! Damn It

It's Our Time

It's Our Time

Trying to Poke a Hole In the World

Trying to Poke a Hole In the World

Seth Blatter

Seth Blatter

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

Pan's Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth

The Films of Kevin Spacey

The Films of Kevin Spacey

The Dark Knight Trilogy

The Dark Knight Trilogy

A Kind Of Magic / The Guide

A Kind Of Magic / The Guide

It's A Wonderful Life / QFT

It's A Wonderful Life / QFT

Chris Nolan Retrospect / TimeOut London

Chris Nolan Retrospect / TimeOut London

Interstellar / TimeOut London

Interstellar / TimeOut London

Pubs We Love Cover / Time Out Magazine

Pubs We Love Cover / Time Out Magazine

A Nightmare on Elm Street / QFT

A Nightmare on Elm Street / QFT

Birdman / The New Yorker

Birdman / The New Yorker

Pure & Crafted Festival Pitch

Pure & Crafted Festival Pitch

Make A Rash Decision

Make A Rash Decision

RG 3.0

RG 3.0

David Cronenberg / Esquire UK

David Cronenberg / Esquire UK

Pink Rabbits / Blisters 2014

Pink Rabbits / Blisters 2014

Brazil / BFI

Brazil / BFI

Engineered in Germany / Adidas

Engineered in Germany / Adidas

James Rodriquez / Adidas

James Rodriquez / Adidas

Handmade Christmas Cards

Handmade Christmas Cards

The Life Aquatic

The Life Aquatic

The Light That Gets Lost

The Light That Gets Lost

Dave Eggers / The Telegraph

Dave Eggers / The Telegraph

Election / TimeOut

Election / TimeOut

Jaws / Empire Magazine

Jaws / Empire Magazine

George RR Martin / Empire Magazine

George RR Martin / Empire Magazine

Uprooted Kids 2 / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids 2 / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids / HUCK Magazine

Uprooted Kids / HUCK Magazine

Robert Rodriguez / Paddle Against the Flow

Robert Rodriguez / Paddle Against the Flow

Judd Apatow / Paddle Against the Flow

Judd Apatow / Paddle Against the Flow

The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst / The New Yorker

The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst / The New Yorker

Jarvis Cocker's Music School

Jarvis Cocker's Music School

In The Mood For Love

In The Mood For Love

Orson Welles

Orson Welles

Whenever

Whenever

Esquire

Esquire

Fargo / Spoke Art

Fargo / Spoke Art

Thomas Muller / Adidas

Thomas Muller / Adidas

Villains Guardian Guide Cover

Villains Guardian Guide Cover

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

Carrie

Carrie

Big Bad Wolves

Big Bad Wolves

Audition

Audition

A to Z of the Premier League / Sport Magazine

A to Z of the Premier League / Sport Magazine

Michael Stipe

Michael Stipe 2

The Jealous Man / Esquire Magazine

The Jealous Man / Esquire Magazine

Loss

Loss

Back To The Future QFT

Back To The Future QFT

Johnny Depp / The Big Issue

Johnny Depp / The Big Issue

Time Out Mumford Type

Time Out Mumford Type

Sir Alex Ferguson / Sport Magazine

Sir Alex Ferguson / Sport Magazine

Werewolves, Vampires and The I.R.A

Werewolves, Vampires and The I.R.A

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Breaking Bad Walter White

Breaking Bad Walter White

World Cup

World Cup

Pele

Pele

Linekar

Linekar

Arctic Monkeys / TimeOut

Arctic Monkeys / TimeOut

The Washington Post "24 - Jack Bauer is Back"

The Washington Post "24 - Jack Bauer is Back"

The Double

The Double

Calvary

Calvary

Everyday Robots / Mojo

Everyday Robots / Mojo

Mad Men / Esquire

Mad Men / Esquire

Terry Gilliam / Empire Magazine

Terry Gilliam / Empire Magazine

The Grand Budapest Hotel / QFT

The Grand Budapest Hotel / QFT

The Room

The Room

Asghar Farhadi / Movie Maker Magazine

Asghar Farhadi / Movie Maker Magazine

Time To Pretend

Time To Pretend

We Could Be Anything / Popshot Magazine

We Could Be Anything / Popshot Magazine

Biography

Peter Strain is an AOI and Communication Arts Award winning Illustrator/ Animator working and living in Belfast.

His work is inspired by film and music as well as social, political and cultural issues. He tackles these subjects with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.

Clients Include: FILM4, The New Yorker, Harry Potter, Empire, The Guardian, Island Records, ADIDAS, TIME magazine, Sonia Friedman Productions, BBC, Esquire, Queens Film Theatre, POLITICO, Random House, Time Out, The Washington Post, Penguin, The Big Issue, Jameson, High Life Magazine, Unilever, MOJO, Fox Sports, The Ulster Hall, University of Ulster and Sony.
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