Sian Roberts is a freelance illustrator based in the South East of England. She works digitally to create charming prints and patterns full of colourful characters and bold environments. Sian’s work is greatly inspired by animals and nature. Whilst exploring playful narratives she works to produce illustrations which are enjoyed by adults and children alike.
On Wednesdays I run an art club for KS3 students!
From a young age I have always enjoyed drawing so I decided to do a foundation course in Art and Design after college. From there I moved my focus to illustration, completing a BA(Hons) Illustration degree at university.
I grew up watching endless David Attenborough documentaries which really cemented my interest and love for drawing animals.
I am currently working as a teaching assistant in a secondary school, so Monday to Friday consist of an early start followed by a day of explaining concepts and methods of working (if there’s ever a chance to illustrate information on my whiteboard I am there!) Once home and with a cup of tea sorted, I’m reaching for my iPad or sketchbook to get going with developing my print shop or doing freelance work till the evening.
I’ll get some fresh air and go to the gym before drawing something which seems completely random and off topic.
Being fairly new to freelance I have so far only worked with small local organisations and produced personal commissions as well as developing my own work which has all been good fun.
I will often create roughs in pencil before moving onto the Procreate App on my iPad.
Nature documentaries and Pinterest.
Just to go for it! Find what it is you love to draw and keep working and developing it.
I would love to work on a children’s picture book!
Danii Pollehn is a print designer and illustrator living in Hamburg, Germany. After graduating with an honors in Fashion Design from the Academy of Fashion & Design in Berlin and Hamburg, Danii has worked as a freelance stylist for magazines and print-commercials for several years. With a special interest in nature, traveling and paying attention to the details in everyday surroundings Danii finds an endless source of inspiration to create unique and innovative artwork and designs.
I´m addicted to asian food, chocolate, trench-coats, Frank Ccean, Sampha and James Blake, my sneakers, books, art, breakfast, grocery shopping and I‘m leaving a crumb trail!
I was always painting and drawing so it seemed like a logic career path to me.
Plants and flowers of course but traveling and my every day surroundings are always a great way to get inspired!
Starting with a great breakfast afterwards checking and answering emails, and working and preparing orders. Painting in the afternoon and working on Instagram in the evening.
Just stop forcing it and try to use the time to meet friends and have long walks!
Recently I did flowers for a big company which I really enjoyed creating. Winning a design contest to have a textile design with Urban Outfitters was amazing when I started out, or I also enjoyed creating an entire print collection for a local surfwear company!
Procreate and Photoshop.
Pinterest or I also love to check out old books on fleamarkets!
Get yourself out there and start networking!
Designing for big fashion houses like Gucci or Chloe or just have my stuff on big billboards in NYC would be awesome! Having my own home decor collection with ikea would also be perfect!
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