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Emmeline Pidgen
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Attended University College Falmouth
Lives in Cornwall / Manchester UK
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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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Light Grey Art Lab - Bower Bird Exhibition
I've been a busy, busy bee over the last few months, and (although a tiny bit late) I'm so excited to finally show you my full illustration for the Light Grey Art Lab 'Bower Bird' exhibition that opened last week in Minnesota.  I've wanted to get involved i...
I've been a busy, busy bee over the last few months, and (although a tiny bit late) I'm so excited to finally show you my full illustration for the Light Grey Art Lab 'Bower Bird' exhibition that opened last week in Minnesota...
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Hello From Westminster!
So, it's all been kept very secret, but last month I was invited to Downing Street as part of the Small Business Saturday  celebrations, and today I'm tabling at the Christmas fair in The Treasury Drum next door (we were re-located at the very last moment!)...
So, it's all been kept very secret, but last month I was invited to Downing Street as part of the Small Business Saturday celebrations, and today I'm tabling at the Christmas fair in The Treasury Drum next door (we were re-lo...
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So ‪‎Jessica Jones‬ is definitely my favourite show at the moment. Suuuper inspiring characters! #KrystenRitter   #Marvel   #Netflix   #JessicaJones  
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Thought Bubble Festival & My First Ever Comic Reveal
It's been a hectic one this week: right now I'm putting together all my final little tweaks to a whole host of illustrated goodies for Thought Bubble festival in Leeds this weekend. Yes, I was up until 4am last night and had to get up at 8; yes I'm going a ...
It's been a hectic one this week: right now I'm putting together all my final little tweaks to a whole host of illustrated goodies for Thought Bubble festival in Leeds this weekend. Yes, I was up until 4am last night and had ...
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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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Illustrating Small Business Saturday 2015
Hi everyone! So it's Small Business Saturday 2015 and I'm down in London celebrating it after a huge #SmallBiz100 Christmas fair and celebration in Westminster yesterday. Today (as I pledged in this article in The Guardian) I'm going to be celebrating the v...
Hi everyone! So it's Small Business Saturday 2015 and I'm down in London celebrating it after a huge #SmallBiz100 Christmas fair and celebration in Westminster yesterday. Today (as I pledged in this article in The Guardian) I...
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Unique Blogger Of The Year Finalist
I'm so incredibly excited to tell you that I'm a finalist in the Bloggers Lounge Awards! Eee! I've been picked out of hundreds of entrants (internationally!) as one of five blogs up for Unique Blogger Of The Year. Blooming exciting. I'll be heading down to ...
I'm so incredibly excited to tell you that I'm a finalist in the Bloggers Lounge Awards! Eee! I've been picked out of hundreds of entrants (internationally!) as one of five blogs up for Unique Blogger Of The Year. Blooming ex...
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I Survived My First Convention! Thought Bubble 2015 Round Up
So I survived (and absolutely loved) my very first convention! Last weekend I exhibited at Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival in Leeds, it was an incredible experience and I have to say it was brilliant to get away from my desk and interact with real-li...
So I survived (and absolutely loved) my very first convention! Last weekend I exhibited at Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival in Leeds, it was an incredible experience and I have to say it was brilliant to get away from m...
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Emmeline In The Guardian!
If you've read The Guardian this week, you may have spotted me featured talking about my plans for Small Business Saturday ! This year I've been picked as one of the Small Business 100 , a select group of one hundred small business from across the country c...
If you've read The Guardian this week, you may have spotted me featured talking about my plans for Small Business Saturday! This year I've been picked as one of the Small Business 100, a select group of one hundred small bu...
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Illustrator
Skills
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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Tagline
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