Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Safe driving advertising campaign

Online and print advertising campaign for Mediehuset Bergens Tidende. Campaign aims to target young drivers, especially men, and change their lax attitude towards speeding and drunk driving. The statistics for driving related deaths in Norway are very gloomy.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Hidden gambling

New BT Magasinet illustration. This time tackling the danger of gambling, and the emerging problem of hidden gambling: online gambling etc. Beware.....

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

BTBatt is back - New illustration

BTBatt (a youth debate panel in Bergens Tidende) is back from their summer holiday, and I'm excitedly looking forward to lots of interesting texts to illustrate. Happy days! This particular piece is about the H1N1 scare in Norway, fueled by the media.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Munch inspired illustration for Magasinet

Hi everyone! Topic for illustration was jealousy and inner torment, so who better to turn to for inspiration than my fellow countryman and artist supreme, Edward Munch! Hope you like it, although its not a very comfortable image....

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Oivind Hovland Illustration moves to England!

Just to let you good folks know that from 1 of September, Oivind Hovland Illustration will be based in Bristol, England. Canada has been great, but its time to go. Blighty here we come:)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

New 'Oss i Mellom' illustration

Illustration describing the effect beauty-and-diet crazed parent can have on their children.

Illustration for Universitas

Image for an article about 'Snaasamannen': a seemingly harmless, elderly Norwegian healer who has for some reason received a lot of media attention in Norway. Doctors and men of science has taken this new 'threat' very seriously indeed. Oh well...

Monday, August 9, 2010

New illustration for Bergens Tidende, 'Oss I Mellom'

This is the latest editorial illustrations for Norwegian newspaper Bergens Tidende. The theme is conquering your fears, and exorcising your demons.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Another book idea

Brand new image from a book I'm working on. Long way to go yet. I'm combining my interest in old rowing boats and storytelling:)