Niall Parkinson is an Irish artist specializing in the origination of dark, surreal, conceptual and spiritual hand drawn illustration from which he explores the darker regions of the human heart and experience. His background is in commercial graphic design and he had spent over 20 years working in this capacity within the printing industry. Niall has also had success in the music industry designing cd covers and booklets primarily for European metal bands. His real interest now lies in pursuing his illustration service DARK AGE DESIGN from which he hopes to work in areas which incorporate horror and nightmarish themes and concepts such as magazines, book illustration and cover design
with perhaps some comic book work. Niall has had recent success with his work appearing in print for a well known fiction/poetry/art anthology and monthly horror magazine and recently completed a successful commission for a world renowned horror author for 3 illustrations to accompany his latest short story collection. Niall’s work is also featured in various on-line e-zines etc. specializing in dark art and fiction.
Niall is also available to work within more conventional areas of design including
signage, logo design, crest and typography development and other areas of design
Dark Age DesignDark, Surreal and Conceptual illustration by Niall Parkinson
“Surreal journeys through landscapes of the angry and abandoned, the lost and lonely
and the weak and wounded. These are the realms of the Dead End Collective.”