Artists : Julia Patton

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About this artist

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Julia Patton

Who? Julia Patton
Where? In a rustic wood shed in a field in the middle of Northumberland
What? Children's picture book illustrator and greeting card designer
How? Scribbly pencils & oil paint with collage finished in Photoshop
When? As a small child I created a post-office under Grandma's table, compulsive scribbler 24/7 ever since
Who inspires? Delphine Durrant. Germano Zullo & Albertine. David Roberts. Timothy Basil Ering. Teresa Murfin
Best bits? Working with Julia Donaldson. Illustrating animations for Scotrail National Safety Campaign with CBBC's Nick Harrop
When grown up? Like to be a long-necked-quack please
When not illustrating? Building tree houses, growing vegetables and making sketchbooks
Favourite things? String, Diptyque Figuier, Japanese packaging design, my Landrover,Yo-Yo Mar, Oscar & Spike my ikkle boys
Dislikes? Having cold feet, grumpiness and bad manners, dark chocolate
Random facts? Re-painted original Noddy set at Cosgrove Hall Film Studio. Owns BFG & DangerMouse hand-painted stills
Past? BA(Hons) Embroidery MMU. Greeting card designer for Paperchase. MA Illustration Edinburgh University. P/T lecturer
Future? World domination

Artist skills

  • Traditional
  • Photoshop

Clients include

  • Ladybird
  • English Egg Publishing
  • Pearson Publishing
  • Scotrail
  • Benchmark Education
  • Bloomsbury
  • Paragon
  • Top That Publishing
  • Macmillan
  • Autumn Publishing
  • Albert Whitman Co. NY Publishing
  • Random House
  • Marshal /Quarto Publishing