Artist, Sam Hadley has been a freelance commercial illustrator since 1995, working on a wide variety of projects, from advertising and packaging to publishing and editorial.

Sam has a variety of styles from photo-realistic airbrushing and retouching, to more traditional painting and drawing.

This is Iris is thrilled to be representing Sam’s latest and most loveable character, SlumberBean.

Slumberbean is a sleeping bean character, illustrated in a ‘relief print’ retro style. Sam’s various Slumber illustrations are all painted in a similar mid-century influenced style.

Slumberbean has recently been licensed for stationery in Europe, with news of this partnership to currently being licensed acrossed the world for a variety of product categories