I Know Jojo is Cardiff based artist, illustrator and web specialist Jo Whitby!
I was a keen artist as a child and my passion just grew and grew. After taking a BTEC in Mulitmedia as a teenager I ventured into the world of web and graphic design setting up my own business called Organic Creation. I then focused on music playing in bands, producing my own work and teaching drums for a number of years in Bristol. Wanting to further my academic studies after 6 years of working I moved to Cardiff and started a 3 year degree in Media Studies with Visual Cultures. It was during this time that I Know Jojo was born and I began showcasing my artwork and illustrations, a passion from childhood that finally seemed ready to take on the world.
My style tends to be humourous and can at times be very cartoon-like. I am fascinated by people and love to try and capture details of personalities in my work. My focus regarding web development is one of usability whilst being aesthetically pleasing. I'm a huge social media geek too and help you get the best out of the various platforms.
I'm always available for commissions so do get in touch!
Skills // Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Audition, Wordpress.org, HTML, CSS, Social Media.
Blue Band In A Ice Cream Van
Medicine Music Festival
Tote Bag Design
Miniature Music Press
Blue Band In A Train
Cardiff City FC Family Stand
This Little Piggy
Cat On The Wall
Lludd & Llefelys
Blue Band Christmas
Sherlock & Watson
Crowd Surfing The Smart Way
Henry Discovers His History
World Cup 2010
The Woe Betides
About this Blog // Here is where I will keep you updated about current projects and anything that I think you might find interesting!
I’ve had a bit of a clear out and put some of my original drawings on etsy. There are also several paintings as well as the usual postcards and greetings cards. I’m in the process of creating some more cool products but in the meantime why not pop over to the store and have a look!
Many thanks to the lovely folks at Awesome Merch who picked my ‘A Blue Band Christmas’ design as the winning image for their greeting card competition. The prize was 250 cards of my own designs which is really quite, um, AWESOME. Very pleased with the results and will most certainly be using them for my future merch needs (already have some A3 prints lined up to purchase).
You can purchase the cards via my Etsy Store!
Earlier this year I was contacted by Cardiff City Football club and commissioned to create a wall illustration for the family stand area within the Cardiff City Stadium. It was great fun to do and I was very pleased to see it up close this week. Part of the design brief was to include lots of shirts throughout the teams history so when families enter the stand the picture should hopefully spark lots of conversation about the football club between generations!