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Agathe Sorlet (Josephine Baker)
Agathe Sorlet is a French animator and illustrator based between LondonParis. She graduated from Gobelins l’ecole de l’image. Her work is minimal, clean and fresh and is able to communicate emotion with simplicity. Agathe has worked with a variety of clients including Sisley and Nissan.
Albert Arrayas (Mahatma Gandhi)
Albert Arrayás is a young and hyperactive illustrator, already with a wide range of projects under his belt. He has notstopped drawing since he finished his studies in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. This tireless artist works on illustrated books, murals and magazines. Albert’s style is quite unique and original and he has worked with clients including The Coca-Cola Company and Penguin Random House.
Alex Griffiths
Alex has been drawing pictures for as long as he can remember. Back then he loved nothing more than surrounding himself with pens and paper, scribbling for hours to create sea monsters, flying creatures, monkeys and ghosts on the back of old cereal boxes.And 30 years later not too much has changed. Now working as a children’s illustrator and graphic designer in Toronto, Alex combines pen and ink with watercolour and digital textures to create his illustrations. Alex’s debut author illustrated picture book, The Bug Collector, is publishing in 2019.
Amaia Arrazola (Audrey Hepburn)
“My name is Amaia Arrazola Otaduy, born on a sunny day, on the 18th of April in 1984. I work in the world of creativity and drawing, on both small and large-scale projects. After studying advertising and public relations in Madrid, I began my career in the advertising field. I learned a lot, butquickly realized I didn’t feel fulfilled and decided to start over from scratch. I left my job and changed my city, moving from Madrid to Barcelona. I applied forand wona grant from the Krea program in Vitoriaandsigned up for a Masters in Design and Communications at the Elisava School in Barcelona. Once I finished, I set myself up as a freelancer. Nowadays, I divide my time between editorial projects and murals. I feel much more fulfilled now but I’m always open to trying new forms of interesting collaborations. My life has been one of logical progression. I love art, drawing, typography, screen printing, pottery, sewing, embroidery, story-telling, old things, unusual things, UFOs, unicorns,yetis and the Loch Ness monster. I have an imaginary dog.”
Amelia Flower (Wilma Rudolph)
Amelia Flower is a British illustrator, based in London. Amelia's illustration work often takes inspiration from people-watching, and observing social situations and characters. Amelia works with clients worldwide in creating beautiful and effective illustrations. Select Clients include:BBC, United Nations, Quadrille, Metropolitan Police, Hardie Grant, Egmont, Boots, Red Bull Media, Frances Lincoln Children’, The Daily Telegraph.
Amy Blackwell (Aretha Franklin)
Amy Blackwell is a painter, printmaker, knitter, maker, writer, reader who is also very fond of pancakes. Based in Nottingham UK, Amy is inspired by the weird and wonderful, clashing colours, the natural world, history, fashion and folklore. She paints, prints and draws and has done (to varying levels of success) since day one.
Ana Alberowas born in Alicante, Spain. She studied Visual Communication at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifsin Paris, and illustration at the University of the Arts Berlin. She is now based in Berlin, where she works primarily in graphite and coloured pencil creating vibrant textured images inspired by old pictures and movies. She is the illustrator of The People Awardsand Little People Big Dreams: Coco Chanel for Frances Lincoln Children’s Books.
Anna Katharina Jansen (Jesse Owens)
Anna Katharina Jansen is a Germanillustrator with a weakness for soft colours, right anglesand grid patterns. She started her bachelor studies in Communication Design and hadbig plansto become rich and famous with a super professional career in advertising design. Afterdiscoveringthat being an "illustrator"could also be a profession, her new life goal was set. Anna decided tocontinue on this path and undertook a master’sdegree in illustration at HAW Hamburg (Germany) and started working as afreelance illustrator right away. After a few crazy digressions she found her illustration stylein the world of simple, graphic shapes and cute faces. Annaloves to be challenged bynewprojectsfrom editorial and book illustration, to pattern designsfor all the coolestfashionlabels in this world and every other project clients come up with! Her biggestartistic challengeis to combine yellow and green in one illustration. You'll (nearly) never find this colourcombination in her artworks.
Anuska Allepuzgrew up in Spain, where she studied Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca. She has enjoyed drawing and writing stories for as long as she can remember and her work is driven by a love of storytelling. In 2016, she graduated with distinction from the MAin Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. She likes exploring texture and using mixed media, handmade stamps and stencilled shapes. Anuska has worked as a full-time illustrator with publishers in Spain, Mexico and Brazil, and her illustrations have been selected for exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, shortlisted for the AOI awards and Highly Commended in the Macmillan Prize. Some of her favourite things are drinking coffee with friends and playing chess.
Ashling Lindsay (Alan Turing)
AshlingLindsay is an illustrator from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her first book,Night Box(2017) wasnominated for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Illustration Award and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and the Klaus Flugge Prize for Illustration.Ashlinghas recently completed her MA at Belfast School of Art and is currently working on authoring her ownpicture books.You can find more ofAshling's work on her websitewww.ashlinglindsay.co.ukor @AshlingLindsay
Asun Amar (Zaha Hadid)
Hi! My name is Asun Amar, I am an illustrator and architect. I am actually living in the south of Spain, in the sunny cite of Seville. I love drawing architecture, interiors and design objects, as well as characters. I dream about places I would like to live in. My style is passionate, balanced and optimistic. My work has been shown at illustration Fairs & Events including: Ilustrísima, Madrid, Spain Helsinki Design Week, Helsinki, Finland. FLIC Festival, Barcelona. Spain. I’ve worked with lots of different clients, including: Coca-Cola Foundation Alba Editorial Frances Lincoln Children’s Books Felices Agency Hearst Magazine
Aura Lewis (Steve Jobs)
Aura Lewis is an author-illustrator based in New York City. She has an MFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts.
Barbara Alca
Barbara Alca (Mallorca, 1990) is an illustrator and comic creator. She studied graphic design before moving to Barcelona in 2014, where she began working as a self-taught illustrator. Now, she dedicates herself exclusively to illustration on a full-time basis. She hasbeen commissioned by national media publications for comic strips and editorial illustration. She has collaborated on feminist projects such as “Little People Big Dreams”; “Tío, Cállate”; and another project to be unveiled in 2020. In her role as a comic creator, she will publish her forthcoming graphic novel “PizzaChica y Las Lloronas” at the end of 2019. Her stories and artwork centre on the world of skate; monsters and fantastical creatures; feminism; music and pop culture; as well as the alternative, underground scene of Barcelona which surrounds her every day.
Beatrice Cerocchi was born in Rome in 1989 where she lives and works. During High school she attended two illustration courses at Ars in Fabula in Macerata. She kept studying and after the degree in Architecture at Rome Tre University she went to Milan to take a post-graduation course at MiMaster where she obtained a master in editorial illustration. Her works have been featured on several magazines and picture books, she was selected at the World Illustration Awards 2017 in children’s book category.
We are Brosmind. Juan and Alejandro Mingarro. Born in Spain in 1978 and 1981. We are brothers, friends, enemies, illustrators, artists, amateur tech designers, video enthusiasts, bocadillo de fuetlovers, fathers, sons, lecturers, occasional musicians. In 2007 we founded our studio in Barcelona where we work with all of the above disciplines through commissions, personal projects and exhibitions. Our work has been published, exhibited and awarded worldwide. Gracias for watching.
Camila Rosa (Pele)
Camila Rosa is a freelance illustrator and designer from Brazil. She started her life as an artist in 2010 with a female street art collective and since then her work can be found on the streets, in exhibitions, magazines, books and several other media. Camila's work translates women from an alternative perspective: Latin-American, brave, powerful, and not fitted to mainstream beauty standards. She believes it's important that her work can be used to support and educate girls and women around the world. Her client experience includes Nike, Spotify, Adidas, The Wall Street Journal, REI, WeTransfer, and many others. Camila's work was featured in exhibitions worldwide such as Hear Our Voice by Amplifier.org+Women’s March (US), Ten Years of Social UK)and When She Rises (US).
Christine Roussey (Simone de Beauvoir)
Christine Roussey is the author-illustrator of My Lazy Catand the illustrator of Hello in There, In My Heart, Brave As Can Be, All My Treasures, and In My Room. She works in advertising, aswell as with newspapers, magazines, and publishers. She lives in Paris.
Conrad Roset (Bob Dylan)
onrad Roset spent the first part of his 35 years in Terrassa, his native city, among boxes of crayons, felt-tip pens and note-books; the other part in Barcelo-na, surrounded by paints, moleskine notebooks, muses, colouredpencils, and in the company of his grey cat. Drawing has been his passion and a constant feature in his life, since he played with his brother at drawing everything they liked until, years later, he draw inspiration from women to create the Muses, his most personal collection. He received his education at the Joso School and at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Barcelona. There, he says, he learnt about his trade, about regularity, and how to study styles of reference illustrators. Conrad Roset started as a free-lance and soon after he founded his design studio Nómada, together with Adrián Cuevas and Roger Mendoza. In 2018, they launched 'Gris', an animated video game, of which Roset is the artistic director, this project achieved great international successes, such as the Annie to Best Character Animation In A Video Game, and the nomination to the Bafta Awards. He has exhibited his work in galleries and museums, such as the MOMA in Virginia, Spoke Art in San Francisco, London Miles in London, Tipos Infames in Madrid, and Artevistas and Miscelanea in Barcelona. Besides all of this, he is a professor of illustration at the School of Design BAU.
Daria Solak (Dolly Parton)
Hello! I'm Daria. I am a proud 90s kid. I studied graphic design at Art Academy in Warsaw and Bologna. A full-time girl and illustrator. Living in London by choice. I am addicted to crayons, coffee, and children’s books (and following dogson social media).
Elenonora Arosio
Born in 1992 and originally from Italy, Eleonora grew up with a pencil in her hand. Shestudied Fine Arts at NABA in Milan where she graduated in 2014 and began her freelance career and as well as her travels, which give herinspiration for her characters and landscapes.She's now based between Melbourne and Milan, and while her style has constantlychanged over the years,what definitely stuck with her isthe heavy pencil strokes, adding a touch of naivety to the illustrations: her work mainly revolves around everyday lifeand issuesfrom a woman's ironic point of view. Her aim is to help shape the minds of new generationsthrough such an accessible type of art, doing her part intrying to create a more open-minded society.
Elisa Munsó
Elisa Munsó is a Fine Arts graduate from the University of Barcelona, she specialized in sculpture and also studied illustration and other disciplines such as attrezzo and stage design. Elisa currently works as a freelance illustrator focusing on drawing and graphic design. You can find her in her studio-gallery; El Diluvio Universal, a meeting point for Barcelona's illustration fans where she organises illustration exhibitions and events.You can see her work as well as other work by national and international illustrators. Elisa has carried out numerous commissions by a variety of clients and brands for example;(Fundación Corachán, El Culturista, Dreamers & Storytellers, Estrella Damm, Moritz, Oriol Artigas Viticultors, BCNmes, Olow Trademark, etc ...) as well as publishing three children's books with different publishers from Barcelona and many more that will come!
Erica Salcedo (Georgia O'Keeffe)
Hello, I'm Erica Salcedo and I'm freelance illustrator. I'm living in the peaceful town of Cuenca (Spain) where I was born in 1983. After studying Fine Arts in Castilla-La Mancha University, I specialized in graphic design and Illustration doing a masters degree at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. My work is focused on children's illustration. My illustrations are inspired by my everyday life, and my imagination does the rest. My style is a mixture of hand drawing with digital techniques, simply executed with a pinch of humour. I love drawing (obviously), travelling, animals, drinking tea every day, eating sweets, and not taking life too seriously. But especially, I love to work in diverse and creative projects. Since I started my illustration career, I had the pleasure to work with a lot of great clients, creating picture books, illustrating young novel books, designing greeting cards, illustrations for stationary, making comic or educational books among others.
Isa is an artist and illustrator living in her favourite city, Vienna, Austria. She spends most of her time painting with acrylics on canvas. Sometimes, if she can find enough passion for a computer, after a long day of work, she uses it for digital art aswell. Isa also runs a graphic design and illustration company with her husband Oliver.
Gee Fan Eng is an illustrator based in Malaysia who specialises in children's book and art licensing. She was raised in a small town called Kota Tinggi and now lives with her husband and four dogs in a peaceful village in Perlis. She founded her label, Minifanfan with the notion of making illustrations that make people happy. Her aim is simple. To make people feel happy and cheerful when they look at her creations. Her first children’s picture book Frida Kahlo, by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vergara (Little People, BIG DREAMSseries), has been reprinted several times and translated into multiple languages. Gee Fan creates her works digitally. When she isn't illustrating, she's likely to be making something by hand.
Ginnie Hsu (Corazon Aquino)
GinnieHsu is an illustrator, designer, animator, educator and maker living in a small town in Mississippi where she teaches art. Her love for drawing began in her childhood in Taiwan, and her work is often inspired by everyday life, nature, human living, traveland old artefacts she randomly finds. She loves mixing new and traditional media to create magic for all. Her publishing clients include Quarto, Old Dungate Press, Henry Holt, and Feiwel and Friends at Macmillan.
Helena Perez Garcia (Louise Bourgeois)
Helena Perez Garcia is a Spanish illustrator whose work has appeared across magazines, newspapers, packaging and books for children and adults internationally. Her illustrations are conceptual, whimsical and rich in detail and colour. Helena’s primary medium is gouache and her main sources of inspiration are art, literature, and cinema. After completing a Fine Arts Degree in Spain, Helena relocated to London in 2012, where she lived and worked for 6 years. During this period and driven by the artistic history and cultural influences of the city and the country, Helena developed her characteristic style. She relocated to Madrid in 2018, where she is currently based. Some of her clients include Penguin Random House, Tate Publishing, The Financial Times, Reader’s Digest and Il Corriere della Sera, amongst many others.
Katie Wilson (Jane Austen)
Katie Wilson lives and works in a little old railway house in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. She creates for both adults and children and her illustrations are sweet and cheerful with a handmade feel. Her work has appeared in magazines, greeting cards and books. When she isn’t drawing she can be found going for long walks or planting fruit trees in the garden.
Laura Callaghan (Vivienne Westwood)
Laura Callaghan is an Irish illustrator based in London. Her work is hand rendered using watercolour, ink and pen, and often depicts fearless women in colourful, maximalist environments. She has created illustrations for numerous commerical clients including The Guardian, MTV, V&A, Adidas, Stella McCartney and Tatty Devine and her work has been featured on media outlets such as Dazed, It’s Nice That, The Guardian, Wonderland Magazine and Juxtapoz.
Linzie Hunter (Astrid Lindgren)
Scots-born Linzie Hunter is a freelance illustrator and lettering artist based in London, UK. A graduate of Glasgow University, she was a theatre stage manager and drama school lecturer before studying illustration at Chelsea College of Arts, London.Linzie’s illustration and lettering work has appeared in book publishing, magazines and advertising campaigns internationally and her clients include: Apple, The BBC, Nike, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Penguin Random House, Hallmark and Marks and Spencer. Her work has also been recognised by Communication Arts, 3x3, Creative Review and Computer Arts magazine. She is the illustrator of several children's books and has just completed her first author-illustrated picture book to be published in 2021. Her work is created both digitally and traditionally by hand. When away from the computer she also enjoys traditional print-making and working with ceramics. You can find her in her Peckham studio or on social media, and mostly instagram, by following @linziehunter.
Lisa Koesterke (Evonne Goolagong)
Lisa Koesterke is a German-born, Australian-raised illustrator and designer. She grew up on the Far North Coast of NSW, between sunny beaches, rivers and rainforests and spent the long summers searching for bugs and flowers and drawing for fun. Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Communication from the Queensland College of Art in Brisbane, Australia in 2015 and since then has been busy working on many fun and imaginative illustration and design projects. She has a love for bold colour palettes, quirky subject matter, pattern design and experimenting with hand-drawn and digital processes to create art. Her vibrant and positive illustrations are filled with love and cheer and are often inspired by everyday life, childhood memories, nature and food which are all recurring themes in her work. When she's not at her desk, you can find Lisa at the beach going for a swim and eating an ice cream!
Maggie Cole
Maggie Cole is an illustrator based in the USA. A lover of nostalgia and inspired by emotions, she works traditionally and digitally to create her work with a focus on pose and expression.
Mai Ly Degnan is an award winning illustrator and educator, currently based in Baltimore, Maryland. She studied Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and later went on to complete her MFA in Illustration Practiceat the Maryland Institute College of Art. Mai Ly has a passion for visual storytelling and enjoys creating humorous illustrations with stylized characters and bright colours. Along with commercial illustration, she also creates and designs greeting cards. Her work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators of New York and Los Angeles, American Illustration, and 3x3 Magazine. Along with designing, Mai Ly is also an Illustration professor at Towson University.
Maria Diamantes
Mariadiamantes is a graphic design and illustration studio whose heart, head and hands lie in Clara Mercader, an artist and designer based in Barcelona. Clara’s projects are delicate, coloristic, minimalistic and warm, all of them featured by one core element: the synthesis of shapes and colours. A reduced palette and the cleaning of silhouettes are the basis for her very unique and personal style. Her former projects include works for clients such as Volkswagen, Amazon, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Estrella Damm, Banc de Sabadell and some small companies, amongst many others.
Marianna Coppo
Marianna Coppo is an author and illustrator from Rome. She studied illustration at MiMaster in Milan and children's literature at the Accademia Drosselmeier in Bologna. She is the author of Chapeau!(Terre di mezzo, 2014), a story about a magician who loses his magic, Petra(Lapis, 2016), which was nominated for Kate Greenaway Medal 2019 and for Goodreads Choice Awards 2018, and has been selected by Kirkus among the Best Picture Books of 2018. In her spare time—between eating bruschette and searching for flight offers online—Marianna works on her picture books. She uses a mixed technique combining tempera, pastels and digital collage, but sooner or later she'll try something different. She is one of the curators of Tentacoli, an independent label which specializes in fanzines and handmade products. Marianna loves irreverent stories, free camping, mountains, and tenderloin with green pepper.
Matt Hunt (Stephen Hawking)
Matt Hunt spent his childhood in the historical county of Worcestershire, England. Starting out as a fine artist, he graduated from the Birmingham School of Art, and from these roots developed a love for Children’s illustration. Matt now lives in Redditch, with his wife, and two cats, spending busy days drawing from his humble little home studio. Matt’s clients include Penguin Random House, Nosy Crow, Bloomsbury, Scholastic, Orchard Books, and Harper Collins US.
Miguel Bustos (Bruce Lee)
Miguel Bustos describes himself as a “qualified graphic designer turned illustrator”. Born in la Sénia in 1984, he currently supplements his work as an illustrator by running engraving and screen printing workshops at the EinaUniversity School in Barcelona. His interest in self-publishing has led him to illustrate and produce his own publications. He has taken part in various self-publishing fairs and festivals, including the Small Publishers Fair in London and the Gutterfest, the Graf and the Give Print a Chance in Barcelona. In 2013 he published his first comic, El Senyor Romaní (EDT), with a script by Carme Pons, which deservedly won him a Junceda prize in 2014. Other books followed: Catalunya triomfant (Roca Editors, 2016), Mogollón (Mosquito Books, 2017). He also creates cartoons, which he describes as “really bad”, and which are published under the name ‘Humor se escribe con lápiz’ (Humour is written in pencil).
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Miranda Sofroniou (Billie Jean King)
Miranda Sofroniou is a British Illustrator living in Melbourne, Australia. She graduated from The University of the Arts London (Camberwell College of Art) in 2012 with a degree in Illustration. Taking inspiration from travel and nature she creates rich and colourful illustrations by hand, pairing loose brushstrokes with abundant detail. Using traditional painting techniques; mixing gouache, watercolour and acrylic to bring the image to life. Aiming to evoke a sense of exploration and wonder Miranda create whimsical, narrative worlds that invite the audience inside.
Natascha Rosenberg (Mother Teresa)
I was born in Germany, although I grew up in Spain, I am one of those lucky peoplewho get to live and learn two different cultures. I started off studying Law, and I did actually get my degree but I knew all along that it was not my true calling. Finally in 1999 I started doing what felt right: I started working as a freelance illustrator. Ever since I have been trying out different things and falling in love with different techniques. You can find my work mainly in children's books but also in magazines, CD Covers, exhibits and even on toys. Selected Illustrator in the Sharjah Exhibition for Children's Books Illustrations UAE 2017 and 2018 No.13 Picture Book Show of 3x3 Illustration Annual of Contemporary Illustration-Merit Award (USA) 2016. Selected Illustrator in the Bologna Children's Bookfair 2014.
Olivia Holden (Ernest Shackleton)
Olivia was born and raised in a small village in Lancashire. After attending Cardinal Newman College Preston, where she studied Fine Art, Textiles and English Literature, she then moved to Yorkshire where she obtained a degree with first-class honours in Fashion Design with Marketing at the University of Huddersfield. Following her degree Olivia continues to develop her love for print and illustration, creating her own work for textiles, gifts and stationary. She loves to use subtle pastel colourings and bring a naivete to her playful characters and print arrangements.
Pill Aguado
Iwas born in an small town surrounded by mountains in the Basque Country. I studied Fine Arts in Bilbao and I became interested in graphic techniques. When I moved to Greece to live in Athens I began working on illustration and drawing. My creative process is fed by my “imaginary worlds” but also in relation with the real life, nature, animals and ancient cultures. Although I think I have a recognizable style,I like to experiment with different disciplines;digital, painting, collage, old photographsand archives. I am really involved in drawing about women’s and feminist ideas,I really trustillustration as a way to communicate from a poetic way of imagining.
Raquel Martin
Raquel Martin is a Spanish freelance illustrator from Barcelona, where she developed her Illustration studies. She lives on the beautiful and quiet island of Minorca with her husband and her three kids. Her work has appeared in different publications and children books, and she also makes illustrations for her own shop catalogue. She is working right now on two editorial projects that keep her busy and inspired.
Sveta Dorosheva (Anne Frank)
With a classic fairytale style, and a willingness to explore everything from medieval legend through to wild psychedelia, Sveta Dorosheva’s work is beautiful, meticulous and ornamental with a hint of magic. Born in Ukraine and now based in Israel, her work is imbued with the hand of the artist and everything is done by hand using traditional materials. Sveta writes her ideas down first, focusing on the concept. Then she choses the best approach, creates her sketches and works out the tonal scheme. Line work is committed in ink, though sometimes she will go straight to her watercolour finish.
Yelena Bryksenkova (Mary Shelley)
Yelena Bryksenkovais a Russian-born, American illustrator and fine artist. She studied illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Czech Republic and now works with a variety of clients producing work for books, magazines, packaging, textiles and stationery. Yelena works primarily in acryla gouache and colored pencils, creating highly detailed illustrations inspired by her love of home and the comfort of everyday objects, as well as more magical, mysterious and melancholy themes. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.
Zafouko Yamamoto (Ada Lovelace)
Zafeiroula Simopoulou -also known as Zafouko Yamamoto-the world of illustration is a Greekillustrator living and working in Thessaloniki, Greece. During her studies in Architecture, she realised that she lovesto illustrate and draw,not buildings but fantastic characters and worlds. So after years of experimenting and self practice she realised that this is what she wants to do, illustrate for children's books. Zafeiroula has collaborated with Alba Publishing House, Tota Books, Ellinoekdotiki Publishing House and more. She uses different kind of media such as watercolours, gouache, colour pencils and pastels along with layers in Photoshop.She loves the beach, mountains, drinking coffee, Stephen King and EdwardGorey. She has a dog, Ozzy, whom you can see in several illustrations of hers.