Artist of the Day: Will Sweeney

Will Sweeney

Will Sweeney is an illustrator who creates prints, comics, clothing and toys for his own London-based label Alakazam co-run with Ayako Terashima.

Will Sweeney

Two of Will’s intricate mysterious drawings, “Shanalorm and Purposemaker,” are explored in detail in this short video:

Will’s artwork and characters have been adapted in two and three dimensions as animated music videos and short pieces such as a segment on Yo Gabba Gabba.
Will Sweeney

Will Sweeney

This is a video that Will designed and directed for Das Pop, “The Game”:

“The Parachute Ending” is a video for Birdy Nam Nam directed by Steve Scott, using Will’s designs:

Will Sweeney

You can see more work from Will on his agency Big Active’s website.

Will Sweeney


  • Lilu

    His video for The Parachute Ending has haunted me ever since I saw it… This guy’s work is amazing. If ‘epic’ hadn’t become such an annoying word then that is how I would describe it.