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“I knew a long time ago when I was growing up in Leicester that I wanted to earn my living drawing. Since graduating from Glasgow School of Art I have been working freelance in London on animated films, commercials and illustration work.
Recently I’ve been concentrating on developing picture book ideas and my debut author/illustrated picture book Hiding Heidi was published in July 2016 by Simon and Schuster.
I explore a variety of subject matter through self-initiated and commercial work, deriving inspiration from new places, brilliant people, bold patterns, structures and subtle details in everyday life.
All the projects I work on have a paper based handmade origin. I like to draw with children’s blow pens, cutting stencils and experimenting with printing techniques. I find this playful approach and embracing collaboration brings about fresh ways to visualise ideas.“