About Scott Bedford

Designer, Art Director, Illustrator - Maker & Author

Crafts by Scott Bedford

Early Beginnings

Scott has been drawing machines, gadgets and contraptions since he first watched Wacky Races cartoons as a kid. When he was old enough to use his Father's workshop without cutting off his hand off, he started making things as well... rat catchers, bubble machines and shed-top turbines, to name a few.

Blogging Success

In 2010, while working as a Creative Director, Scott started sharing craft projects on a blog called 'What I Made' (the previous name of this blog). The unique hand drawn instructions quickly gained attention and within a year his blog had won two prestigious Webby Awards.

Book Deal

Off the back of the Webby Award success, Scott was approached by Workman in New York to author and illustrate a craft book for Dads. Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff (2013) went on to be translated into two foreign languages, and over 120k copies were sold.

More Books

Three more books followed, Mega-Maze Adventure! and Made by Papa Outdoor. The latter is the follow-up to the best selling German edition of Made by Dad, and launched with two accompanying craft sets.

What's Next

No more books for time being! Scott is focussing on helping businesses and agencies create brand & marketing communications that win hearts, minds and new customers, find out more at brickonthegg.com.


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