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Emmeline Pidgen
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Attended University College Falmouth
Lives in Cornwall / Manchester UK
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Texture Sketching
Yesterday I wanted to break loose a little bit and experiment with some really textured character sketches. This was just a quick five-minute sketch, and it was great fun to leave behind any worry of being precise and just play with mark making! I really re...
Yesterday I wanted to break loose a little bit and experiment with some really textured character sketches. This was just a quick five-minute sketch, and it was great fun to leave behind any worry of being precise and just pl...
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Emmeline Pidgen is an award-winning illustrator creating picture books, comics, advertising and editorial illustration from a cosy studio in the North West of England. Since graduating fromUniversit...
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I'm so excited to finally share my illustration for Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival's tenth anniversary this year! You may have seen a lot of blog posts from me at Thought Bubble's comic festival in November last year ...
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Live Drawing
Last week I plucked up the courage to film my very first live drawing video. As you can imagine, drawing live on film can be a little nervewracking and holding the camera with one hand whist drawing certainly doesn't make things easy (I'll invest in some so...
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Bower Bird Illustration Timelapse
Yes! My  Light Grey Art Lab  ‘Bower Bird’ exhibition postcards came through this week (and everything survived despite the postman dropping the package in floodwater and then putting it on a radiator...).  It was an honour (and so, so fun) to be part of thi...
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Christmas Lists & Childhood Inspiration
Christmas is juuuust around the corner now, and so you may have seen my Christmas gift guide  pop up on my blog earlier this week. Putting the gift guide together made me feel incredibly nostalgic for the late nights scrawling my childhood Christmas lists a...
Christmas is juuuust around the corner now, and so you may have seen my Christmas gift guide pop up on my blog earlier this week. Putting the gift guide together made me feel incredibly nostalgic for the late nights scrawling...
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Exhibitions, Bowie and Inspiration
Last weekend I was so thrilled to be involved in two incredible exhibitions right here in the North West.  Earlier this year, like so many of us were, I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the loss of David Bowie. I have so many great memories of listen...
Last weekend I was so thrilled to be involved in two incredible exhibitions right here in the North West. Earlier this year, like so many of us were, I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the loss of David Bowie. I hav...
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Swords & Princesses for International Women's Day
A little ink illustration to say happy International Women's Day ladies (and chaps!) of the realm.  Here's to all women (including badass princesses) today!
A little ink illustration to say happy International Women's Day ladies (and chaps!) of the realm. Here's to all women (including badass princesses) today!
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Thought Bubble Sequential Arts Festival Illustration
I'm so excited to finally share my illustration for Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival 's tenth anniversary this year! You may have seen a lot of blog posts from me at Thought Bubble's comic festival in November last year (it was an incredible weekend!)...
I'm so excited to finally share my illustration for Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival's tenth anniversary this year! You may have seen a lot of blog posts from me at Thought Bubble's comic festival in November last year ...
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I'm SO excited to share my first ever live drawing video! Sneak a peek in to my ink sketch illustration process over on my Youtube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXY0zLJx3E8
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The Illustrated Christmas - A Gift Guide!
I'll admit I often struggle to work out what I'd like for Christmas, but this year...oh man, there's been so many gorgeous goodies popping up. I just want them all!  I wanted to put together a carefully chosen selection of my very favourite illustrated prod...
I'll admit I often struggle to work out what I'd like for Christmas, but this year...oh man, there's been so many gorgeous goodies popping up. I just want them all! I wanted to put together a carefully chosen selection of ...
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Illustrator
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Photoshop, Illustration, Character Design, Storyboarding, Picture Book Illustration, Advertising, Editorial Illustration, Branding.
Employment
  • Freelance Illustrator
    Illustrator, 2010 - present
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Cornwall / Manchester UK
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Professional illustrator - specialising in picture books, advertising, graphic narrative and editorial illustration.
Introduction
Emmeline Pidgen is an award-winning illustrator fighting her way through the freelance jungle. Six time published picture book illustrator, Design Week Rising Star finalist 2013, 15 for 15 'UK's top freelancers' nominee and 'Best Arts and Culture Blog' winner in the North Blog Awards 2014. Emmeline has worked with a broad range of high-end clients, internationally. She illustrates within a variety of contexts - for children and grown ups - from a cosy little studio in the North West of England.
Education
  • University College Falmouth
    BA(hons) Illustration, 2007 - 2010
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Female