Norman Hurtz

I’ve set up a website for my illustrator vectors under the brand name of Norman Hurtz. The main reason behind the alter ego is because people love exclusivity. One man who no one really knows who he is (except you) making these, in my opinion, pretty awesome vector artworks of people. It’s not batch made, or illustrated with hired help, it’s one man, every single piece is original and they can’t be obtained on a willy nilly basis.

Plus, I also made the logo a couple of years ago and wanted a use for it.

Here’s some of the work thats up on site. Norm is also on Twitter.

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Tutor Shooter

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A Team Awesomepants Production (Facebook Page)

This is the product of a ‘feel good’ brief in which we have to make people feel good. We targeted the Advertising/Graphics students at Bucks New Uni – what better way to make students smile after a bad crit than blowing up tutors heads… right?

Sympathy For The Devil

I’ve just come across an old collage I did at college. The brief was simple – make a pice of work to a song the the tutor sets. I got Sympathy For The Devil by The Rolling Stones.

What would you do?

I was skimming through some Blogger blogs and I came across an image that just stopped me.

I was sitting there thinking about the stuff i’d do, then it hit me like a brick – why am I not doing these things?

I’m surprised I haven’t heard of this quote since now, but as it goes, this is definitely up there with my favorites along with Grace Hopper’s “It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission”.

You Fat Bastard!

After that random doodle I did the other day, I thought it would be cool to make the fat guy into a vector. He’s not eating a baby, but instead he is looking like he’s about to hit a piñata or something.


I’ve been going insane trying to figure out how to do my portfolio for the site. What should I and shouldn’t I put in it, should it be a different design to the site, should I use flickr, I don’t really know. I’m thinking that i’m just going to make that ‘Portfolio’ button you see at the top of the website into a ‘Scrapbook’ and just link to my scrapbook category. It’d be easy, feature everything i’ve done and would be implemented into the site perfectly. I may end up changing it, but for now it’s all gravy so please excuse me while I dump some old stuff i’ve done just so it’s in this category.

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