Follow: @cjillustration Bio: Illustrator and designer for www.thecurioustreehouse.com based in the North East UK. If you would like to discuss a project just send me a message and I will get back to you! Media: Watercolour, Pencil and Photoshop Style: I have a unique illustration style full of detail and imagination, working in both watercolour and Adobe Photoshop - depending on the project. I enjoy working on illustration for children’s books as well as regularly creating imagery for cards and crafts. I have an open minded approach to every project I’m approached with and will work with you to get high quality, on-trend results.

Work Samples

  • Illustration - Children's

Work History

  • Illustrator / Designer

    • Self Employed
    • Darlington, United Kingdom
    • Dec 2012 - Present (1 year 4 months)

    Illustration, commissions, concept art, character design, picture books, editorial, cards and craft, gallery artwork, corporate branding and design.

  • Illustrator / Creative Designer

    • Kanban Crafts
    • Shipley, United Kingdom
    • Jul 2012 - Dec 2012 (5 months)

    Illustration and creative design for products printed and sold on Ideal World shopping channel, online and high street retailers; including Hobbycraft.

  • Designer / Artworker

    • MTPrint
    • Darlington, United Kingdom
    • Aug 2011 - Jul 2012 (11 months)

    Graphic design, illustration, banners, advertising, corporate branding, brochures, leaflets, digital printing and imposition. Working with clients on a variety of commercial, print and advertising based projects.

  • Illustrator / Creative Designer

    Card and Craft illustration for products sold on Ideal World shopping channel. Advertising, corporate branding, magazine layout and editorial. Co-created Debbi Moore Craft Magazine. Represented Debbi Moore Designs at the 2011 CHA L.A. Winter Show. Illustration featured in ‘Creative Cardmaking Magazine’.

Education

  • University of Northampton

    • BA Hons Degree - First Class Illustration
    • 2007 - 2010

    First Class Honours Graduate in the field of illustration. Specialised in watercolour and digital painting / rendering. 2010 e-Creative nomination for new talent in the field of illustration. Lloyds TSB ‘The Art of Nurture’ Regional Finalist.

  • Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College

    • BTEC National Diploma Foundation Studies Art & Design
    • 2006 - 2007

    Received BTEC National Diploma Foundation Studies in the field of Art & Design - passing with Distinction.

Specialties

Affiliations

www.thecurioustreehouse.com

Awards

e-Creative nomination for emerging talent in the field of illustration 2010. Llyods TSB 'The Art of Nuture' Regional Finalist 2010. First Class BA Hons Illustration Degree BTEC National Diploma Foundation Studies (Art and Design) with Distinction.

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