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Illustrations for @AdidasTennis

Produced reactive illustrations in conjunction of the US Open Tennis Championship for @AdidasTennis Instagram feed. Featured ambassadors of the brand, wearing the new Adidas tennis wear whilst maintaining a true likeness to the players.

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Commissioned to create the poster and typography for VICK. A Bleacher Report documentary about the rise and fall of the game changing Quarterback, Michael Vick.

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ESPN Premier League Managers

Produced an illustration digital use across all social media channels featuring the six headline managers in the 'new look' 2016/17 Premier League.

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Cleveland Cavaliers Poster

Commission by FOX Sports OHIO. Poster promotion for oncoming Cleveland Cavaliers' season.

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AFC Bournemouth V LIverpool programme Cover

Commissioned by AFC Bournemouth. To produce the illustration for the cover artwork of the Capital One Cup Quarter Final programme.

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David Beckham 40th Birthday

Commission for Bleacher Report. 'The Art of David Beckham' A celebration for David Beckham turning 40 years old.

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Answer Irelands Call

Commissioned by Lifestyle Sports. Illustrated campaign for ‘Answer Ireland’s Call’ to promote Ireland’s kit ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2015.

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All Blacks original artwork

Commissioned by Adidas. Produced three original artworks to be given away via YouTube competition. The artwork was signed by myself and the players: Dan Carter, Aaron Smith and Kieran Read.

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This Is How It Feels ...

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Lionel Messi

Produced as part of an animation featuring other artist interpretations of the same image of Lionel Messi. Part of the 2016 Wundergol exhibition

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Dave Merrell


Dave Merrell is a UK based artist and illustrator whose visually striking and distinctive style has earned him the honour of producing work for clients across the globe, including ESPN, Nike, Nivea Men, Adidas, CBS and many more.


Acrylic, Airbrush, Colored Pencil, Design, Digital, Fine Art, Gouache, Graphic, Impressionistic, Line, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Pencil, Realism, Stylized, Texture, Installations


Book Covers, Celebrities, Comic Book, Editorial, Icons, Leisure, People, Portrait, Posters, Sports, Web Illustration, Edgy